Founded in 627 AD, St Peter’s is one of the oldest schools in the world and has an excellent reputation for its high quality, all-round education and forward-looking approach to learning. The thriving co-educational day and boarding School aims to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for its 1,119 pupils aged 3-18, in which every member feels valued and empowered to succeed. Situated on an impressive riverside campus close to the centre of historic York, St Peter’s offers endless opportunities for pupils to explore their potential and make their way in the world. The Board is now looking to appoint an outstanding Bursar who will help lead the strategic, financial and operational management of the School and play an integral role in developing the school’s vision.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the strategic development of St Peter’s under the leadership of a new Head. The Bursar will be accountable for the effective conduct of financial affairs and operational business management, including estates. The successful candidate will have excellent financial acumen and will have led and managed substantial teams, will be commercially and financially astute and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applications are encouraged from candidates from a broad range of sectors who have strong commercial skills and a genuine passion for education.
Further information on St Peter’s School, York can be found at https://www.stpetersyork.org.uk/
A candidate brief is available by clicking "Apply".
Application forms, cover letters and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Friday 23 November 2018, to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson.
St Peter’s School York is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and 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).