Director of Finance & Operations, Brighton & Hove

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Varndean SchoolBrighton & Hove

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary scale M6 - £49,545 to £54,495
Contract term: Permanent


Director of Finance & Operations       

Full time, 37 hours per week, starting January 2019

Salary scale M6  - £49,545 to £54,495

Varndean School is looking for a highly skilled Director of Finance & Operations to lead our school’s support services. As an experienced school business specialist, you will join the Senior Leadership Team in supporting the headteacher as he sets about fulfilling the school’s vision for World Class Education. 

Varndean School is an expanding 11-16 school with around 1350 students, set in a picturesque south coast location in the vibrant and diverse city of Brighton and Hove. We are a Good (Ofsted 2017) and well-established school already, and we have made rapid progress over the past couple of years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is immense and the successful applicant will join us in our vision to develop World Class Learning. 

If you are interested in taking on this pivotal role, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to William Deighan, Headteacher, Varndean School. Email:  

The closing date is 7am on Monday, November 26th and interviews are currently scheduled for later that week. We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of the closing date, should an exceptional candidate apply.

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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More about Varndean School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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