Bursar, Wiltshire

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St Mary's CalneWiltshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, St Mary's own salary scale.
Contract term: Permanent

St Mary’s Calne is a member of both the GSA and the HMC and is a leader in the field of girls’ independent boarding education. It has over 350 girls aged 11-18, including 100+ girls in the Sixth Form. In addition to the Senior School, The Bursary also looks after St Margaret’s Preparatory School, an independent day preparatory school for boys and girls aged 3-11, and the schools’ Sport Centre which is also open to the local community.  

The Bursar is responsible to the Headmistresses and to the Governors of both St Mary's Calne and St Margaret's Preparatory School, for the management of the finances, administration and property of the schools and is also Clerk to the Governors. The successful applicant will have the ability to build productive working relationships with the Senior Leadership team and with all members of the School community, and be able to demonstrate empathy with and commitment to the ethos of the schools.  

Candidates should have a strong background in finance and/or commerce, human resources management, health and safety and risk management, project management and information technology.

The successful applicant will be a strategic thinker with an ability to see both the bigger picture and the finer details needed to achieve agreed goals. He or she will need to be energetic and enthusiastic about realising the ambitious vision for the Schools and the best possible outcomes for the pupils and staff. 

Visits to school are welcomed prior to application by making contact with the Bursary Administrator, Mrs Clare Oatley, 01249 857300 or email below. Applications, which must consist of a covering letter, a completed application form and a CV with the names and addresses of three referees, will only be received via email to  recruitment@stmaryscalne.org

Further details and an application form are available from www.stmaryscalne.org

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  

Closing date: Midday Friday 3 November 2017

St Mary’s Calne
SN11 0DF

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More about St Mary's Calne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 857200
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St Mary’s Calne is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, a happy, purposeful and flourishing community of around 350 pupils with a 80% to 20% boarding to day ratio. 

Founded in 1873, the school has been providing an outsta...