Director of Strategy & Resources, Lewisham, London

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Forest Hill SchoolLewisham, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 - L16 (inner London)
Contract term: Permanent

Forest Hill School is seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Strategy and Resources to help shape our journey to excellence.   It is an exciting time in the development of our school, and we are looking for a colleague committed to improving the life chances of our young people. Our recent Ofsted inspection has reaffirmed our own views of our positive direction of travel, and that we are on a journey of rapid and sustained improvement.  A vibrant and truly comprehensive school whose intake is completely reflective of our district of London, we have a performing arts’ specialism and a reputation for innovation in this sphere.  

The post represents an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious leader to make their mark and establish a culture of sustained excellence in a truly unique school.  The responsibilities of the post are outlined in the job description. 

The successful candidate must: 

•be an outstanding professional in the field of finance and school resourcing 

•be passionate about ensuring school excellence in their field can enable excellent outcomes for students 

•be able to inspire and get the best from others 

•show commitment to the school’s vision and ethos 

•be creative, innovative and energetic 

•have proven leadership experience and the potential to develop further 

If this is a challenge which appeals to you, please visit our website at to make direct e-applications, which must be returned to     

Informal visits are welcome – please contact Vaughan Williams in the first instance.     

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 25th April with interviews scheduled for Thursday 3rd May.   Note - we do not accept CVs.  

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified and that the interview process will include data, finance and HR based tasks.  

Forest Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

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More about Forest Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 2XN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 9343
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