Job Description

Fixed Term • February 2024 – December 2024

We are seeking enthusiastic and able applicants to join the team in a Boarding House working with girls aged 12-17. This is an important support role within our pastoral teams, working under the direction of the Housemistress and Deputy Housemistress to create a welcoming, supportive, encouraging and cheerful environment for our girls.

The successful candidates will ideally have previous experience working with young people, a positive “can-do” attitude, a practical approach, warmth, enthusiasm and strong communication and organizational skills. Good IT skills are required as the role has an administrative element.

Duties will include providing a welcoming presence within the house, routine tasks such as laundry and organization of supplies and deliveries, house administration tasks, ensuring that the house is tidy and other duties to assist the House team.

Hours: We are currently recruiting for the below hours, during term time only, and are interested in applications from those who can work the full amount or part of the hours on a job share basis:

Tuesdays: 13:00 – 23:00

Fridays: 13:00 – 23:00

Saturdays: 13:00 – 23:00

We are also interested in applications from applicants who would be looking to work adhoc hours to cover sickness and holidays who have flexibility to work some evenings and weekends during term-time. In your cover letter, please state the hours you are able to work.

To apply: Further details can be found under ‘Current Vacancies’ on our website: Wycombe Abbey Recruitment Hub

Please see the job profile document for full information about this role. To apply, please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan.

Should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the HR Team on 01494 895575 or

Closing date for applications: 18 February 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed

We reserve the right to appoint to this position before the closing date, should we receive a high volume of suitable early applications.

Wycombe Abbey 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. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all applicants are required to declare:

  • All unspent convictions and conditional cautions
  • All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).

Further information regarding filtered convictions, please refer to Filtering Guidance by the Ministry of Justice and Nacro Guidance

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638


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