Graduate Resident Tutor High Wycombe 2024

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DEADLINE 7th April 2024
High Wycombe
£1,703 per month for the duration of the contract, plus free accommodation and meals

This role is an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in education to gain experience in this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school.

The Graduate Resident Tutor Team is vital to the running of the School, assisting with all aspects of school life including boarding duties, weekend activities, co-curricular trips and academic lesson support.

Successful candidates will thrive in a busy and varied role. They will be strong communicators with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality and remain calm under pressure. Knowledge and understanding of a boarding environment is an advantage as well as a genuine commitment to Wycombe Abbey’s aims and ethos.

This role is to begin in 22 August 2024 until 30 June 2025 and includes free onsite accommodation and meals during term time. We would be interested in hearing from applicants who around able to start in the January or April of 2024.


Hours of work will be 40 hours per week, on a rota basis, during Wycombe Abbey Term Time (which includes all published teaching days, INSET and Short Leave).

The School’s routines may vary from term to term and the post holders will be required to be flexible and to work such additional hours as may be required for the satisfactory fulfilment of duties. The post holders will receive the equivalent of one and a half days off per week according to a rota.

Additional information

Interview date on week commencing 22 April 2024. 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).

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

About the School

Wycombe Abbey is an exceptional place for our pupils to learn and our staff to work. Working here you will be part of a world class school and community of 420 staff and 660 pupils.

We are committed to encouraging curiosity, bold ideas, innovation, leadership and delight in learning – not just in the pupils, but in our staff body too, both teaching and support staff. We are looking for people who can bring new ideas, a passion for their area of expertise, skills and enthusiasm that will enrich our community as well as encourage our pupils to do their best.

Life at Wycombe Abbey goes beyond the job title. We encourage staff to be fully involved in School life and offer a rewarding working environment, generous employee benefits package, continuous professional development and an emphasis on staff wellbeing throughout your time with us.

Whether you are a member of the teaching staff, House staff or support staff, you will be part of the whole team at Wycombe Abbey. Everyone at School plays their part in inspiring our pupils to strive for ambitious goals and to recognise that they can make a positive difference in the world, now and in the future.

DEADLINE 7th April 2024