School Events Coordinator, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Wycombe Abbey is a world-class school operating at the cutting edge of educational excellence. With its distinctive heritage, magnificent 160-acre campus and impressive resources, the School provides an outstanding education for 600 girls aged 11-18.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised candidate to appreciate and embrace the school environment. Duties will include the planning, organising and execution of all School events as well as troubleshooting during the events. Recent events have included a Colour Dash Fun Run, a Gala Ball, and the annual Dove Day celebration. This post will form part of the School Operations team and will also assist with day to day operations co-ordination duties.

The appointed candidate will have the enthusiasm and energy required for this demanding and fast paced environment. You will be a creative thinker and a skilled negotiator. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are essential. A flexible, hands on approach is a prerequisite due to the weekend and evening element necessary for this role. Experience of risk assessments and Health & Safety requirements is desirable. Knowledge and understanding of a boarding environment is an advantage as well as a genuine commitment to Wycombe Abbey’s aims and ethos. 

To apply,  please submit a completed application form, which you will find on our website together with a covering letter addressed to the Deputy Head (Operations), Miss Rachel Keens, outlining the experience and personal qualities which you believe qualify you for this position. The application form and letter should be emailed to Miss K Brown, HR Advisor:  

Closing date: 12 noon on 15th January 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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More about Wycombe Abbey School
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...