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Wellington College is one of Britain's most historic and famous independent schools. We are a fully co-educational boarding school offering an excellent all-round education to over 1000 pupils aged 13-18.

At Wellington College the fusion of originality, innovation and 150 years of tradition and history produces an education unlike any other, making it one of the most exciting schools in Britain. We seek to develop fully the ‘Eight Aptitudes’ in every child. The College provides a world class and scholarly environment and we are looking for people of outstanding imagination, intellect and passion to join us as we aim to both develop the excellence of our own pupils and forge new directions in education. 

The College employs a wide range of Support Staff in its Administration, Domestic, Catering, Maintenance and Estate Departments. Enquiries relating to vacancies in these departments should be directed in the first instance to:

The Human Resources Administrator
Tel: +44 (0)1344 444039

Human Resources Department,
Wellington College,
Crowthorne,
Berkshire, RG45 7PU

Wellington College is a Registered Charity, offering education to pupils aged 13-18.

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Wellington College International Tianjin, Director of Admissions

Wellington College International Tianjin (WCIT) is seeking a Director of Admissions with effect from 1 June 2014.

The College

WCIT opened in August 2011 and is the first overseas international school partnered with Wellington College, UK. WCIT provides the same high standards of excellence and depth of education as Wellington College, UK.

Centrally located on a newly purpose-built campus in the city of Tianjin. China, WCIT boasts impressive facilities designed in the distinctive classical style of Wellington College UK including fully-equipped interactive classrooms, a library, an indoor gymnasium, a sports field, a swimming pool and a state of the art theatre.  The College caters for children from 3-18 with a dedicated nursery block, the Nest, housing the younger students on the same site.

The Position

The Director is responsible for the management and day to day running of the Admissions Office.  Some tasks are as follows:

  • Management of all aspects of the admissions process
  • Be the first point of contact for all enquiries regarding admissions
  • Conduct school tours for all prospective parents
  • Coordinate al admission tests and arrange interviews with academic staff
  • Advise parents on criteria for scholarships and bursaries
  • Maintain contact and relationship with parents throughout the enrolment process until the first day of school
  • Ensure the admission/enrolment process - parental contracts, application fee, tuition fee, uniform, bus, lunch - is handled efficiently and to devise new procedures as necessary
  • Maintain the student database system and ensure all data and files are complete and up-to-date
  • Produce breakdown of numbers of current pupils and projected pupils by year group for Headmaster and Governors, and historical recruitment data to enable accurate projections to be made

The Person

The successful candidate would be expected to possess the following:

  •  Experience in Admissions management in either UK independent schools of British curriculum international schools.  Experience in China is desirable
  • Strong communicator
  • Native English speaker.  Ability in Chinese or another language is desirable
  • Demonstrate ability in people management
  • Team player with the ability to coordinate across multiple teams
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines while maintaining a keen attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and social media

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary guideline in the region of £40,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience
  • Housing benefits
  • International medical coverage
  • Annual return flights to home country for family
  • Subject to meeting the entry criteria of the College, school-age children of the post holder may be educated at the College free of charge.

For further details please refer to the job description.

To apply please download and complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return with a letter of application and CV to jobs@wellington-tianjin.cn

Closing date:  20 April 2014 

Porter/Van Driver

Wellington College is a prestigious independent co-educational boarding and day school standing in a beautiful 400 acre setting with more than 1000 pupils.

We are currently looking for a Porter/Van Driver to join the Catering Team and report to the General Manager.

The purpose of the role is to deliver and collect supplies to Boarding House and Function Venues, with additional duties within the plate room and kitchen areas.

Main duties:

  • Responsibility for the timely delivery and collection of food supplies and hardware to various locations within the College grounds
  • To work as part of the plate room during breakfast, lunch and supper services
  • To assist main kitchen team with portering duties covering holidays and absence as required
  • To assist in the preparation of hot and cold beverages for delivery to various site locations
  • To maintain the company van both internally and externally, including completing of van check lists in line with Health & Safety requirements
  • To act as Banks Man when required and in line with Health & Safety and Manual Handling Regulations

Other duties include attending meetings and training sessions as required.

The successful candidate must have a full clean driving licence, experience of working as part of a team and working within tight deadlines, the ability to count stock, read temperature displays and mileage displays and have the ability to communicate clearly at all levels.

Experience in a similar role in Catering establishments is desirable.

Salary & Benefits:

  • £8.20 per hour
  • 40 hours per week on a shift rota basis including evenings, weekends and bank holidays
  • Free lunch
  • Eligible for a membership to the Sports & Social Club
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Cover 

For full details please refer to the job description.

To apply please complete the application form and equal opportunities form.  Please note a CV without an application form will not be accepted.  Once complete please return by post or email to - Human Resources, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU; humanresources@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Closing date:  Monday 7 April 

Music Graduate (1 year)

From September 2014, this fun and forward-looking school requires an enthusiastic Music Graduate for a one year contract.

At Wellington College the fusion of originality, innovation and 150 years of tradition and history produces an education unlike any other, making it one of the most exciting schools in Britain.  We seek to develop fully the 'Eight Aptitudes' in every child.  The College provides a world class and scholarly environment and we are looking for people of outstanding imagination, intellect and passion to join us as we aim to both develop the excellence of our own pupils and forge new directions in education.

For full details please refer to the job description.

 Closing date: 1 May 2014 

To apply for this vacancy, please download the application form and equal opportunities form.  Once complete, post or email with a covering letter to Human Resources, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU; humanresources@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

The post is subject to a full Disclosure & Barring Service check.  Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  

English Graduate

From September 2014, this fun and forward-looking school requires an enthusiastic English Graduate for a one year contract.

At Wellington College the fusion of originality, innovation and 150 years of tradition and history produces an education unlike any other, making it one of the most exciting schools in Britain.  We seek to develop fully the 'Eight Aptitudes' in every child.  The College provides a world class and scholarly environment and we are looking for people of outstanding imagination, intellect and passion to join us as we aim to both develop the excellence of our own pupils and forge new directions in education.

For full details please refer to the job description and poster.

Closing date:  Friday 18 April

Interviews will take place from Wednesday 23 April. 

To apply for this vacancy, please download the application form and equal opportunities form.  Once complete, post or email with a covering letter to Human Resources, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU; humanresources@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

The post is subject to a full Disclosure & Barring Service check.  Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  

History Teacher

From September 2014, this fun and forward-looking school requires an enthusiastic History Teacher.

At Wellington College the fusion of originality, innovation and 150 years of tradition and history produces an education unlike any other, making it one of the most exciting schools in Britain.  We seek to develop fully the 'Eight Aptitudes' in every child.  The College provides a world class and scholarly environment and we are looking for people of outstanding imagination, intellect and passion to join us as we aim to both develop the excellence of our own pupils and forge new directions in education.

A qualified and experienced teacher of History is required for a thriving department which delivers MYP, IGCSE, IBDP and A Level.  The successful candidate will be expected to deliver a combination of these curricula, so relevant experience and a willingness to undertake further CPD is desirable.  The department is engaged in a wider number of projects for First World War commemoration as well as Waterloo 200, so involvement in these will be integral to the role.  Full commitment to the wider pastoral and extra-curricular life of the school is essential. 

Closing date:  Wednesday 16 April

Interviews will take place between 23 and 25 April.

For full details please refer to the job description.

To apply for this vacancy, please download the application form and equal opportunities form.  Once complete, post or email with a covering letter to Human Resources, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU; humanresources@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

The post is subject to a full Disclosure & Barring Service check.  Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.