Resident Matron - High Wycombe | 30076 | Zoek UK
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and able applicant to join the team across two of our Senior boarding houses (Campbell & Airlie) working with around 90 girls aged 12-17. This is an important role within our pastoral team, working closely with the Housemistresses and Assistant Housemistresses to create a welcoming, supportive, encouraging and cheerful environment for our girls.
The successful candidate must have previous experience working with young people, a strong commitment to the boarding ethos, warmth, enthusiasm and excellent communication and organisational skills.
This is a full-time residential role and the post-holder is therefore required to be resident within the boarding house during term time as well as before and after the beginning and end of terms in order to ensure the efficient preparation and running of the Houses.
To apply, please complete an application form for support staff and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Senior HR Officer, Miss K Scorer. Further details can be found under "vacancies" on our website.
Start date: We are ideally looking for someone to start in this position in September 2021, however are able to consider applications from those who are not able to start until January or April 2022.
Closing date for applications:09:00 on 2 September 2021*
*We recommend that applications are submitted as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early and arrange interviews before the closing date according to response levels.
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. We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638