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Posted :
16/11/2017 11:10:39 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
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Benefits :
DOE + benefits 
Salary :
£40k per year + DOE + benefits 
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Description :

A Bursar is required for a prestigious private boarding school in Surrey. The Bursar is a member of the senior management team of this small school and the ‘go to’ person for everything other than teaching. This is a rewarding and yet demanding role where the ability to be flexible, adaptable and multi-task is vital. Ideally, applicants should have previous experience of recruitment, HR responsibilities, finance and accounting, commercial and Health and Safety. In addition, the Bursar will preferably have practical skills to carry out basic defect rectification and manage maintenance and repair issues throughout the site. This position would be ideal for someone who has previously worked as an Assistant Bursar or Deputy Bursar. Training will be provided for the successful candidate.


Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Person specification:

Calm, organised and professional

Proactive, flexible and adaptable

‘Jack of all trades’’

Eloquent and IT literate



Finance and accountancy

Monitor P and L, reporting regularly to the board

Maintain cash flow forecast

Overseeing salary and pension contributions for staff

Forecasting future finances

Income tax and book keeping

Ensuring compliance of contracts with employment law

Effective monitoring of policies, ensuring they are up to date

Health and Safety Manager

Ensuring appropriate and up to date insurance cover

Monitoring of all equipment ensuring compliant

Conduct risk assessments as required

Purchase goods and services for day to day running of the school

Liaising with outside bodies

Point of contact for the DfE

Overseeing security

Lead induction for new members of staff

Monitor school building, coordinating necessary maintenance and repair

Supervision and quality control of repairs carried out by a third party

Monitoring of bills and identifying ways to save money


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


Previous experience as a Bursar / in a similar role


Applicants may be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

Salary:             £40,000+

Benefits:           Eligible for admin pension scheme (NEST), free lunch with boys

Hours:              09.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch

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