Director of Operations and Finance, Cumbria

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Bees SchoolCumbria

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

The School is seeking to recruit a Director of Operations and Finance for September 2019. This is a new appointment and the title gives an indication of the all-embracing nature of the role. Working closely with the Headmaster, Roger Sinnett and School Board, the DOF will play a vital role in shaping the future development of this outstanding school.

With the rebirth of the school the person appointed will have the opportunity to create a unique educational environment where academic attainment grows in tandem with character development, and where the whole team will contribute to this mission.

As a member of the school’s senior leadership team you will be involved in every facet of the school’s operation, using your skills and competencies to help steer a confident and successful course into the future. You have a well-developed sense of proportion, resilience and humor, are comfortable with uncertainty and, at heart, are a pioneer.
For a confidential conversation or to arrange a school visit please contact Syvonne Wilson at Academicis on (Direct) 01223 907 976, (Switch board) 01223 907 979, (Mobile) 07500889504 or email

All completed applications to be sent to Syvonne Wilson email: by 12 noon on Monday 25th March 2019. 

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 25th March 2019
Interview: Monday 1st April 2019

St Bees School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory employment checks, references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Board of Governors may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

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More about St Bees School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wood Lane, St. Bees, Cumbria, CA27 0DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1946 828000