Director of Finance and Operations, Oxford

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Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxford

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

Oxford High School (OHS) is one of 25 schools of The Girls’ Day School Trust and is a selective independent school for girls aged four to eighteen years. Founded by the Girls' Day School Trust in 1875, it is Oxford’s oldest girls' school and is proud of its pedigree and its location, right at the heart of the city. The Senior and Junior Schools are split across three sites and there are currently 880 pupils in the whole school.

The Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) is a key member of the senior leadership team and, alongside the Head, will oversee all long-term strategic development and planning for the whole school. She/He will have responsibility for all non-teaching aspects of the school including: finance and accounting, estate management, administration, catering and cleaning, health and safety and HR. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a committed and dedicated team within one of the GDST’s most successful schools.

Ideal candidates will be educated to degree level and have proven budgetary expertise and financial acumen. They will also be able to show a successful track record of senior management experience, to include strategic planning, financial management and project control. Candidates should also show an interest in education and an enthusiasm for getting involved in the life of the school.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Oxford High School on this appointment. A candidate brief with full application details can be obtained from their website at using reference code FGDO2. Alternatively email or telephone 0207 227 0880 during office hours.

Applications should be received by noon on Monday 29th January 2018.

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More about Oxford High School for Girls GDST
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Belbroughton Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 559888
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