Head of Modern Languages, High Wycombe

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Accommodation may be available.
Contract term: Permanent

Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding school which provides an outstanding all-round education for girls aged 11 to 18. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic modern linguist to lead a flourishing department. The successful applicant will be expected to shape the vision of the department so that it continues to adapt and develop in the changing educational environment. The School aims to instil a love of language learning in all girls and many go on to study languages at university. The department runs a wide range of extra-curricular activities for girls as well as overseas trips.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Accommodation may be available.

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

Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon, 1 October 2018.

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



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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
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...