Graduate Resident Tutor, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2020 – July 2021
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which compares favourably with other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector.
Contract term: Fixed Term

This role is an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in education to gain experience for one academic year (10 months) in this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school.

Wycombe Abbey employs 12 Resident Tutors each year: 1 in each of the 9 senior boarding houses (age 12– 17), 2 in our Junior House (age 11-12) and one in our Upper Sixth House.  Each Resident Tutor is attached to one specific House and is an important member of the House pastoral team under the guidance of the Housemistress.  Duties will include assisting with wake-ups and bedtimes, organising activities, attending House parties and outings.

A Resident Tutor will be attached to at least 1 academic department, or a key administrative/operational department such as Admissions.  There will be opportunities to observe lessons and, if desired, to team-teach and contribute to School life.  

There may also be opportunities to help with university preparation lessons and to help with activities such as drama, sport or music, according to each applicant’s particular interests. This may be part of a timetabled lesson, or in the evenings/weekends.

To apply, please complete an application form for Support Staff and submit this, together with a covering letter to Jenny Buckman, Human Resources Advisor, via buckmanj@wycombeabbey.com.  

Further details and applications forms can be found on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com

Closing date: 12 noon on 10th January 2020 

Provisional date for interviews: Week commencing 27th January 2020

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638



More about Wycombe Abbey School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...