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Housemistress

Required for September 2021.

Wychwood School, a unique and friendly day and boarding school in the centre of Oxford for girls aged 11-18, requires an enthusiastic and dynamic housemistress for September 2021. In this role you will be have overall responsibility for the happiness and welfare of the girls in your care and we therefore require an individual who enjoys working with teenagers and is able to relate to them on a personal level. The ability to take part in the administrative life of the school would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will have year-round free lodging in a self-contained one bedroomed flat and all meals are available during school term times. As the boarding house is a girls’ house, we cannot consider male applicants for the post, although male members of the housemistress’s family who are prepared to undertake the requisite safeguarding checks and to abide by the limitations consequent on living in a girls’ boarding house, would be welcome.

The School offers a competitive salary, attractive benefits package and a supportive and friendly working environment.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website: www.wychwoodschool.org  or email the Office Manager, Mrs Julia Bridge:  j.bridge@wychwoodschool.org

Wychwood School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, a Barred List check (formerly List 99) and an enhanced DBS check. All Wychwood employees are expected to abide by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Assistant Housemistress

Required for September 2021.

Wychwood School, a unique and friendly day and boarding school in the centre of Oxford for girls aged 11-18, requires an enthusiastic and dynamic assistant housemistress for September 2021. In this role you will have responsibility for the happiness and welfare of the girls in your care and we therefore require an individual who enjoys working with teenagers and is able to relate to them on a personal level.

The post would suit a postgraduate or single working woman who is looking for lodging in Oxford in return for light duties working in a boarding school. As the accommodation is in a boarding house, male applicants cannot be considered for this position.

There is no salary for this post but the successful applicant will have year-round free lodging in a self-contained one bedroomed flat and all meals are available during school term times. In return you would be required to cover for the senior housemistress from 4.00pm – 8.30am on 2 nights each week during the school terms and on 8 weekends per year which would require you to be in school from Friday at 4.00pm to Monday at 8.30am.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website: www.wychwoodschool.org or email the Office Manager, Mrs Julia Bridge: j.bridge@wychwoodschool.org

Wychwood School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, a Barred List check (formerly List 99) and an enhanced DBS check. All Wychwood employees are expected to abide by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Gap Assistant

September 2021 – July 2022

Are you looking for a varied and interesting role to develop your employment skills before you take the next step in your career?

We are a small independent Girls Boarding and Day school situated in Oxford and are looking for two energetic, enthusiastic and motivated Gap Assistants to start in September 2021. 

The role is wide ranging and extensive but the following are examples of the type of tasks you might be involved in:

  • Supporting Boarding House staff in caring for boarders.
  • Wake up and evening duties, accompanying boarders to appointments, assisting with day to day tasks in the boarding houses.
  • Accompanying boarders on weekend trips, organising evening activities and clubs.
  • Supporting subject departments with administration and development, particularly the music, drama and sports departments.
  • General Office administration and duties
  • Helping with school events – Open day, Plays, Concerts, Sports events.

Benefits include year round accommodation in the boarding house, free meals during term time, use of school facilities, all in a famous, vibrant and exciting university city only 1 hour from London.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.  All Wychwood employees are expected to abide by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.

If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website: www.wychwoodschool.org/vacancies for a job description and application form or contact us directly for more information on 01865 557976.

Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be sent to Julia Bridge, Office Manager: j.bridge@wychwoodschool.org as soon as possible.

Marketing, Admissions and Development Assistant

Closing date: Friday 18th June 2021

Founded in 1897, Wychwood is a unique and friendly day and boarding school for girls aged 11 – 18  in the heart of Oxford.  We now require an enthusiastic, dynamic and professional individual to join our team and play a crucial role in the development and implementation of our ambitious plans for our school.

Ideally with experience gained in a similar role, the successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be highly computer literate with experience of using databases and social media platforms.

This is an all year, full time position working 37.7 hours per week. The usual working days will be Monday – Friday, but there will be a requirement for some flexibility to work outside standard hours in order to promote the school at events such as Open Mornings and Prep Fairs.

For further details and an application pack please visit our website: www.wychwoodschool.org  or email the Office Manager, Mrs Julia Bridge:  j.bridge@wychwoodschool.org

Wychwood School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, a Barred List check (formerly List 99) and an enhanced DBS check. All Wychwood employees are expected to abide by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.