Appointment of a Bursar (Chief Operating Officer), Cheltenham

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Cheltenham CollegeCheltenham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Appointment of a Bursar (Chief Operating Officer)

Cheltenham College is one of the UK’s leading co-educational boarding schools. Located on an inspiring site close to the centre of Cheltenham, it combines a distinguished academic and co-curricular reputation with a commitment to preparing its 1050+ pupils aged 3 to 18 to lead fulfilled and purposeful lives beyond school.

The Council and newly appointed Head, Nicola Huggett, who takes up her post in September 2018, now seek an outstanding Bursar (COO) to provide strong operational, financial and strategic leadership in support of the College and the Preparatory School. For an exceptionally able individual, this post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success of Cheltenham College as one of its most senior executives.

The successful candidate will offer a significant track record of senior leadership and management experience. He or she will be a creative strategic thinker with a strong personal ethos of service, a collegial approach and a commitment to enabling others. An accomplished communicator, the appointee will possess highly developed interpersonal skills and robust intellectual abilities. A genuine resonance with Cheltenham College’s ethos of an all-round boarding co-education is essential.

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit, quoting reference 2855. The closing date for applications is 0830hrs (BST) on Friday 20th October 2017.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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