Bursar

Recruiter
Sevenoaks School
Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
4975
Position/Level
Bursar
Responsibilities
Finance
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Sevenoaks School is a leader in education and innovation. The first UK HMC school to fully adopt the IB, Sevenoaks has long been a pioneering institution operating at the forefront of educational excellence. A world-class, co-educational school, Sevenoaks provides an exceptional education for c.1,200 day and boarding students from over 45 countries, developing independent, intellectually curious and compassionate global citizens.

With the arrival of Jesse Elzinga as Head in September 2020, Sevenoaks is embarking on an exciting new stage in its development.  The new Bursar will provide strong strategic, financial, and operational leadership and will be a proactive contributor to the wider direction of the School.  S/he will ensure the efficient and imaginative delivery of the School’s support services in advancing its educational aims, partnering strategically with the Head and Governors to ensure the School’s continued success.

The appointed candidate will bring substantial generalist leadership and management experience with a track record of success in managing complex, multi-disciplinary and sizeable support functions. An accomplished strategic leader, the new Bursar will combine financial acumen and commercial nous with the interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to contribute as an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team. S/he will have a strong personal ethos of service to others and a commitment to developing people. Applications are encouraged from candidates with education, commercial, charitable, private-sector and public-sector backgrounds.

Completed applications should be uploaded at: https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference number 4975. The closing date for applications is 08:30 GMT on Thursday 25 February 2021.

Sevenoaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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