Assistant Director of Finance and Operations, Bristol

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Clifton High SchoolBristol

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

Required for 2019

All year round

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 600 pupils aged 3-18 years.  Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, we operate the Diamond Edge Model of education underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced business manager to assist the Director of Finance and Operations with the day-to-day running of our busy School site, deputising for the Director as needed. The role will assume responsibility for the Finance Department and, with the Director of Finance and Operations, oversee Estates, Catering, ICT and the recently established Clifton High School Foundation and Development Office.

We would like to hear from ambitious individuals with a relevant accounting qualification and at least 3 years’ experience as a finance or business manager within a medium to large organisation. Previous experience of facilities management and health and safety would be an advantage, together with an appreciation of working within a school environment.

This role requires creativity, emotional engagement and intuition. The successful candidate must be dynamic, outgoing and innovative and would enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff and parents and the wider school. The ability to both lead and work in a team is essential, as is experience of managing a small to medium team.

Further details can be found at 

Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter of application to the Head of School, Dr Alison Neill, and emailed to

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 19th November 2018

Clifton High School is committed to child protection and safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment

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More about Clifton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 117 973 0201
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