The Headmaster is seeking to appoint first and foremost a well-qualified financial professional who can demonstrate sound leadership as part of the role. The successful candidate will be a superb communicator, credible leader and forward-thinking individual with business flair. Principally, you will support the Headmaster in the implementation of the School’s Development Plan relating to finance, estates, human resources, other ancillary functions and business matters. Qualifications in accounting/finance and desirably in management are important, as well as having the appropriate level of experience in either the education sector or another sector with a degree of transferability. We therefore welcome applications from a wide range of professional backgrounds.
The Bursar will be the senior finance professional at St. Michael’s School, providing visible and effective management of the people and processes that ensure the strong financial performance of the school. Jointly reporting to the Headmaster and the Head of Finance for the Broadway Group of schools, the Bursar will assume responsibility for the effective management of the day-to-day finances and support functions of the school.
The post holder will ensure compliance with a range of relevant entities, including aspects of the ESTYN inspection framework, Independent Schools’ Standards & Information Commissioner. A key function of the role will be to work closely with the Headmaster to support the strategic financial direction of the school, alongside overall responsibility for estates, Health & Safety, catering, transport IT provision and some aspects of human resources. St. Michael’s is part of the Broadway Education Group.
Application method: Covering letter (one side of A4 max) and fully completed application form. There is no need to provide a CV. The covering letter should outline how you would apply your financial expertise to what is a wide-ranging, busy and people-facing role within a commercial and educational environment.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27th June, by 12pm
Shortlisted candidates notified by: Thursday 28th June, by 6pm
Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 2nd July
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