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Bursar and Secretary to the Board – Manor House School



The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring role model as the next Bursar of Manor House School.

Required Easter 2019 or before

Manor House is an independent through school for girls aged 2 to 16, set in beautiful surroundings near Leatherhead and is a fantastic place in which to work. The girls are highly motivated and fully engaged in the life of the school. We have a strong and experienced body of staff who are willing to work hard to ensure positive learning experiences for our students and very supportive parents.

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint an inspiring role model as the next Bursar with strong leadership skills and a passion for developing an environment in which all pupils will achieve their full potential and staff are motivated to go the extra mile.

Reporting to the Headteacher, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience at a senior level in either a financial or operational role, be able to manage change, have excellent interpersonal skills, be financially and commercially astute and have a strong empathy for education. Being a qualified accountant is not essential, but you will need strong business acumen and an eye for strategic development. Previous experience in the educational sector is desirable although not essential.

If you would like to join this vibrant and forward-thinking school and enjoy variety and a challenge, this position will stretch and stimulate you.

A competitive package is on offer as well as the satisfaction that comes from using your skills and developing new ones where they will be really appreciated.

Interested candidates are invited to arrange a confidential discussion with the search consultant handling this appointment:

Nina Lambert:  or 07764 185 745

Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to RSAcademics together with a short covering letter, addressed to the Headteacher, Ms Tracey Fantham, which explains their motivation for applying. There is no need to submit a CV.

Please email these two documents, as PDF files, to Hilary Battye at:

Closing date for applications is 10.00 on 27th November 2018

Manor House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks in accordance with the DfE guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education

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Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 27 November 2018 10.00am
  • Preliminary interviews 28 November 2018 -29 November 2018
  • Long list interviews 10 December 2018
  • Short list interviews 10 January 2019