Bursar

Location
Wiltshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
60939
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Dauntsey's School

Bursar

Dauntsey’s is an outstanding independent school which offers day and boarding provision for more than 800 boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18.  The School is lively, creative and caring and is a happy place with a strong family atmosphere, which encourages independent minds, a sense of adventure and spirituality, social responsibility and moral values.  Dauntsey’s is located on the northern edge of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, set in an estate of over 150 acres of idyllic countryside.

The Board and Head Master is now looking to appoint a 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 ongoing strategic development of Dauntsey’s as the School continues to flourish. 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. They 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.

Application forms, letters of application and CVs should be sent by Friday 8 February 2019 to Odgers Berndtson.

Dauntsey’s School (registered charity no. 1115638) 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