Federation Bursar, Lambeth

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Jessop Stockwell FederationLambeth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: PO7 Spine Point 51-54: £49,176 to £52,071 - negotiable depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic, committed and highly proactive individual to work within our federation who will work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher, Heads of School, the Senior Leadership teams and the Governors. 

The Bursar is responsible for providing professional leadership and management of school support staff and for promoting the highest standards in the business ethos of the school. 

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of the effective management of key areas of responsibility within a busy and fast-paced working environment. This will include experience in: 

  • Financial management of the school  
  • Direction of personnel management  
  • Data Protection legislation and best practices  
  • Oversight of the external catering providers  
  • The direction of general administration  
  • Aspects of school marketing and publicity  
  • Supporting the promotion of community use of school facilities 
  • Working closely with the governing board in particular the Chair of the Resources committee 

First class communication skills are essential as well as an excellent understanding of school roles and responsibilities. Your ability to work collaboratively and constructively with a wide range of personnel as well as members of the governing board will be key. 

We are a federation that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development, and planned career progression. We are a team of ordinary individuals who genuinely enjoy working together to create extraordinary outcomes, and we have an opportunity for you to join us. 

The Governing Board expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding children. We follow safer recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.  

To obtain a recruitment pack, including Job Description and Person Specification, please email patoeht@jsfederation.org.uk 

We encourage and welcome visits - to arrange please phone Melissa Mepsted on 07920 157185.

Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017 at 12pm 

Shortlisting: Friday 13th October 2017 at 5pm 

Interviews: week commencing Monday 16th October 2017 

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.disclosures.co.uk and in the recruitment pack. 

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. 

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

Jessop Stockwell Federation 

Jessop Primary School and Children’s Centre
 Lowden Road, London SE24 0BJ

Stockwell Primary School
 Stockwell Road, London SW9 9TG 

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Address: C/o Jessop Primary School, Lowden Road, London, SE24 0BJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7274 2333