Vacancies

Vacancies

Wycombe High School seeks passionate teachers and staff who believe in our school’s values; to look beyond the traditional grammar school, to look beyond league tables and exam results, to look beyond stereotypes and conventions, and to look beyond a world where futures are fixed.

Deputy Headteacher

REQUIRED: April or September 2023

An indicative salary range of L21 – L25 (currently £69,022 – £76,122)

KEY DATES:

Deadline for applications: FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER 2022, 8:00AM

Interviews will take place: W/C MONDAY 12 DECEMBER 2022

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Deputy Headteacher to join the Leadership Group within our outstanding girls’ grammar school, to work closely with the Headteacher in inspiring staff and students to fulfil their potential.

Wycombe High School has a long history of providing a high quality education for girls. We match the very best of the school’s traditions, with an ambitious vison, mission and strong core values This means, we are constantly developing and evolving our curriculum and facilities. We are never complacent and constantly strive to further build on our reputation as one of the best schools nationally and internationally.

We are passionate about single sex education and the extraordinary benefits it brings our students. We are proud of the excellent teaching, care and guidance we offer, along with excellent facilities and the wide range of opportunities in and beyond the classroom. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, trustees, parents and visitors to the school to share this commitment.

Finance Assistant

REQUIRED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Bucks Pay Scale 4, pt 21 – pt 25 (currently £25,216 – £27,281 per annum, pro-rata for part time)

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to provide a financial support service to the school. Working within a team of three Finance Assistants, and reporting to the Finance Team Leader, the successful candidate will have experience of purchase ledger, setting up any new suppliers and scrutinising requisitions to ensure probity and use of best value suppliers.

The role will require a team player with experience of processing purchase orders in a timely and efficient manner. They will also administer the financial aspects of educational visits along with the collection, recording and banking of income from school fundraising activities and school purchases.

Sixth Form Student Administrator

REQUIRED as soon as possible

Full Time, Term Time Only + Insets Days + 5 days in the summer holidays.  (This role is for 37 hours per week, with a start time between 08:00-08:30hrs, finishing between 16:00-16:30hrs, for 40 weeks per annum)

(Part time hours may also be considered)

Bucks Pay Scale 3, Pt 16 – Bucks Pay Scale 3, Pt 20 £23,152 — £25,043 per annum, pro-rata

(actual annual salary £20,123—£21,767)

KEY DATES:

Deadline for applications:  As soon as possible

Interviews will take place:  As soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a proactive and enthusiastic administrator to provide support for the Head of Sixth Form and Tutor teams to assist them in the management of the department. The postholder will be required to work for an extra 5 days during the summer period.

 

This role requires excellent admin, communication, organisational and interpersonal skills as s/he will be typing letters, updating spreadsheets, filing, making and receiving telephone calls, organising Sixth Form events and liaising with other school staff plus external agencies as required.

In return we offer the opportunity to work in a friendly, vibrant, outstanding school.

Student Support Administrator

REQUIRED as soon as possible

PART TIME, TERM TIME ONLY + Insets (i.e. 39 weeks per annum)

(This role is for 3 days per week i.e. 22.5 hours per week, with a start time between 08:00-08:30hrs, finishing between 16:00-16:30hrs)

Bucks Pay Scale 3, Pt 16 – Bucks Pay Scale 3, Pt 20 – £23,152 — £25,043 per annum, pro-rata

(actual salary is £11,939 — £12,914 per annum)

KEY DATES:

Deadline for applications:  As soon as possible

Interviews will take place:  As soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a proactive and enthusiastic administrator to join our Student Support Team.  This role requires excellent admin, communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for students and parents. They will support Heads of House/Year and their tutor teams, including meeting with students and parents.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Officer

REQUIRED as soon as possible

Bucks Pay Scale 5, pt 26 – pt 30 £27,802 – £30,175 pro-rata (actual salary for 22.5 hours, 39 weeks per annum is £14,404—£15,633)

Part time, 3 days per week (preferably to include Wednesdays and Fridays, if possible)

Term time only, (plus Inset Days) i.e. 39 weeks per annum

KEY DATES:

Deadline for applications: Please apply as soon as possible

Interviews to be held: As soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a Mental Health and Wellbeing Officer to provide support to students with SEMH (social, emotional and mental health) needs and offer a service that supports the wellbeing of students in the school. Working closely with the pastoral team, with School Counsellors (both employed and voluntary), and reporting into the Mental Health Lead, the MHWB officer will promote positive emotional and mental health amongst children and staff.

Application Forms and Visitor Information
Self Disclosure Form Word Document
Teaching Application Form 2022 Word Document
Support Staff Application Form 2022 (Word Document)

Applicant Safeguarding Checks

Wycombe High 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 safeguarding checks.

Train as a Mathematics or Physics Teacher from August 2023

We are recruiting both career changers and recent graduates to train as Mathematics or Physics teachers. 

Wycombe High School is the Lead School of the National Mathematics & Physics SCITT, a subject specialist, school-centred teacher training programme.  We are also one of just six providers nationally to offer the Engineers Teach Physics Pilot Programme. 

Our Chiltern Hub, led by Wycombe High School and Headington School in Oxford, is recruiting trainee Mathematics, Physics or Engineers Teach Physics teachers who will complete a year’s teacher training, on successful completion of which they will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), and a PGCE. 

For more information, please visit the NMAP SCITT website: www.beateacher.co.uk  

The girls are the greatest testament to the work of the school, being avid and engaged learners who are ambitious for the future but show care and consideration for others.

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