Newland House School is seeking an exceptional and dynamic individual with strong financial acumen and proven ability at leadership level to take on the role of our Finance and Operations Manager. This role reports directly to the Head and sits as part of the Senior Leadership Team and the successful candidate will also be the clerk to the Governing Body.
The position provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced and innovative person who will oversee the School’s financial matters in consultation with the Head and assume responsibility for the operations management of the school. We require someone with a genuine interest in Education and in particular the independent school sector.
You will have previous, recent financial experience in order to effectively manage the financial affairs of the School including setting budgets, preparation of financial accounts and detailing long term operational plans. You will oversee the management of various support departments within the School including ensuring that the premises are successfully managed and are compliant with legislative requirements. The school is spread over three buildings and the estates portfolio is vast and complex. An understanding of facilities management, health and safety and legal aspects pertaining to the management of the School would be highly desirable.
You should hold an innovative and professional attitude and use your communication skills to develop good working relationships with school staff as well as external contractors. The successful candidate will enjoy an autonomous role while working as part of a collaborative team.
The post merits a salary commensurate with the importance of the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.
Newland House School is a successful, over-subscribed, flourishing co-educational independent day school for pupils aged from 3 to 13, based in Twickenham, in South West London. To give you a flavour of life at our school, please take a look around our website http://www.newlandhouse.net/
Completed applications should be returned to the HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date (22 November) either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in week commencing 27 November 2017.
Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).