Director of Admissions

Buckinghamshire
Girls (11- 18)
Day
Full Boarding
Wycombe Abbey

The Director of Admissions will take strategic responsibility for recruiting girls to our forward-thinking and high-achieving school. This senior post is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader from a comparable organisation.

Wycombe Abbey has been at the forefront of girls’ boarding education for the last 120 years. Superb academic outcomes are the School’s hallmark and pupils regularly secure places at the most prestigious universities across the globe. Known for its world-class education, Wycombe Abbey encourages curiosity, innovation, leadership and delight in learning among its pupils.

The Director of Admissions will take strategic responsibility for recruiting girls to our forward-thinking and high-achieving school. This senior post is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader from a comparable organisation, either in education or another service industry where exceptional customer relationship management is central to success. The ideal candidate will have experience of strategic marketing, communications, general management, customer care and people leadership. You will also have a keen understanding and empathy with independent education in general and the benefits of boarding in particular.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and will reflect the seniority of this position at Wycombe Abbey.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan 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 on 27 May.

First round interviews will be conducted by video link as applications are received.

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

Further Information

https://www.wycombeabbey.com/careers

Job Details

  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 27 May 2020
  • Salary: Competitive

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School Details

  • Religion: Christian
  • Girls' Boarding: 520 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 552 (172 in Sixth Form)