Head of Junior House, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2020
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: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational and pastorally motivated teacher to take on a significant leadership and management role as Housemistress at this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school. 

All pupils joining Wycombe Abbey in Year 7 are part of our busy and lively Junior House.  It provides girls with a welcoming environment to settle into their new school and to bond as a year group.  The Housemistress has responsibility for each girl’s personal and academic development and is an important point of contact for the parents of our youngest boarders.  She is responsible for ensuring a safe, happy and comfortable environment in which pupils can both learn and relax.

A Housemistress can usually expect to teach up to 12 lessons per week and any academic subject relevant to our curriculum will be considered.

Accommodation is provided all year round on our beautiful site.  Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which compares favourably with other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector. 

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall: wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com.  

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

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 25 September 2019.

Interviews: 9 October 2019. 

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...