Domestic Team Leader

  • Buckinghamshire
  • Wycombe Abbey
  • Full-time

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Domestic Team Leader.

Domestic Team Leader

Wycombe Abbey is a world-class full-boarding school for girls. With its distinctive heritage, magnificent 170-acre campus and impressive resources, the School provides an outstanding education for 650 pupils aged 11-18.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Domestic Team Leader, experienced in supervising teams, to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are delivered across allocated areas and facilities. The postholder will take responsibility for the day to day management of a team Domestic Assistants, allocating and monitoring tasks, inducting and training new team members and supporting the Deputy Domestic Manager in deep-clean timetables and additional requirements for large events.

Wycombe Abbey is located on a beautiful site in the centre of High Wycombe, a full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week 06:00 – 14:00 Monday to Friday for 52 weeks. 
(Hours include a 30 minute unpaid lunch break and a 15 minute paid tea break per day) 

Salary: £27,417 (based on £14.06 per hour), increasing to £28,684.50 (based on £14.71 per hour)

To apply: Further details can be found under ‘Current Vacancies’ on our website: Please see the job profile document for full information about this role. To apply, please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by selecting “Apply for this job”. Should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the HR Team on 01494 895575 or

Closing date for applications: Sunday 28 April 2024

Interview date: Week commencing 29 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).

Further information regarding filtered convictions, please refer to Filtering Guidance by the Ministry of Justice and Nacro Guidance.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

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 650 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.

Please watch the film below to find out more about working at Wycombe Abbey.

Further Information

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High Wycombe, HP11 1PE

  • 66 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 592 Boarding Girls (11-18)

01494 520381

Closing Date: 28 April 2024