Bursar & Business Manager, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Beechwood Sacred Heart SchoolTunbridge Wells, Kent

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Start date: The post is available from July 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive Package
Contract term: Permanent

Beechwood Sacred Heart Independent School, Tunbridge Wells, Kent 

A Co-educational Day and Boarding School for ages 3 to 18 years


Beechwood Sacred Heart is a forward thinking, inclusive and caring Catholic co-educational independent day and boarding school for pupils aged between 3 and 18 years. The school is situated in a stunning setting on the outskirts of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent and was founded in 1915 by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Beechwood is justifiably proud of its Catholic ethos and it is an international school and welcomes all faiths. The school retains traditional values with a clear vision for the future under the direction of a vibrant Head and an enabling Governing Body. 

The Governors and the Head are now seeking to appoint an individual with a strong financial, commercial and operational background to join the Senior Leadership Team as the next Bursar & Business Manager. This is a key role in this highly regarded independent school with responsibility for the financial, operational, IT and the business administration of the school. 

The successful applicant will have a proven ability to manage a diverse range of school support services covering finance, IT, including building and facilities management, health and safety, human resources, legal compliance obligations and be the clerk to the governors. The successful applicant will have strong leadership, management, communication and change management skills and will need to be professional, energetic, enthusiastic, hands on and self-motivated. Previous experience as a school bursar would be of benefit but not essential, senior management experience in industry is welcomed. 

The post is available from July 2018, but the actual start date is flexible for the successful candidate. 

The salary will be dependent on the experience of the successful candidate but will be attractive. Agile working may be considered.

 For further details and an application pack please go to Beechwood Sacred Heart at http://www.beechwood.org.uk

 Closing date for applications: Monday 30th April 2018, 12.00 noon. 

Beechwood Sacred Heart School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks in accordance with the DfE guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education. All appointments are subject to DBS enhanced disclosure and safeguarding checks.

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More about Beechwood Sacred Heart School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 12 Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3QD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 532747
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