Bursar and Clerk to the Governors, Somerset

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Queen's College, TauntonSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary with benefits
Contract term: Permanent

About the Employer

Queen’s College Taunton is one of the leading independent day and boarding schools based in the south-west of the country, educating approximately 780 boys and girls from age 0 to 18 and is a member of MIST (Methodist Independent Schools Trust)

Further information is available from the School’s website www.queenscollege.org.uk 

About the Role

The Governors delegate the day-to-day running of the School to the Head who acts as Chief Executive of the School and Bursar acts as both Clerk to the Governors and Company Secretary.

The Bursar, through the Head, is responsible to the Governors for the financial control of the School, for the management of property, contracted services, human resources, health and safety and the general administration of the Schools. The Bursar contributes to strategic planning and is responsible for ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively used. The Bursar also provides advice to the Head to enable the School to flourish and supports the Board of Governors to enable the Board to meet its responsibilities as directors and trustees.

About the Person

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong financial management skills, a record of effective leadership, vision and strategic thinking. The highest level of personal integrity will be essential. He or she will be capable of building good working relationships with all members of the school community; in particular with the Head and staff, the Chairman of Governors Head of the Finance Committee. 

The successful candidate will want to be fully involved in the life of the school and must care about the education of young people and the welfare of staff.

For any further details please contact Richard Syree, Human Resources Manager ris@queenscollege.org.uk

A full job description and application forms can be found at http://www.queenscollege.org.uk/Job-vacancies

Completed application forms should be emailed to vacancies@queenscollege.org.uk  

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form.

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Closing date: 5pm, 17th August 2017. 

The selection process will take place over 30th and 31st August 2017.

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and with the DBS.

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More about Queen's College, Taunton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Trull Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 272559
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