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Burwood House, Convent Lane, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1HA
Notre Dame School
Full Time
Competitive - dependent on experience
6th September 2022
Start Date
To be confirmed
27th September 2022 12:00 AM
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Job ID
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1268245

Do you have what it takes to support the Governors and Headteachers to bring our shared vision to life?

Notre Dame is an outstanding independent Catholic Day School with 650 students aged 2-18 and is set in 26 acres of beautiful, rural Surrey parkland. At Notre Dame School we are unashamedly holistic and we focus on the Happiness and Success of our students. We are profoundly committed to this educational philosophy.

The Governors and Headteachers are seeking to appoint a Bursar with executive acumen and flair to work with them as the School moves into the next phase of its exciting onward journey.

This an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic and resourceful individual to join the Senior Leadership Team and play a pivotal role in the ongoing strategic development of the School.

The role

The Bursar will manage the financial and business affairs of the school, and will provide leadership to a diverse team of support staff and ensure the successful management of the day- to -day non-educational operations of the School.

The person

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of effective senior leadership, and will evidence outstanding relationship-building and communication skill. They will demonstrate exceptional financial and commercial acumen, strong entrepreneurial skills and the ability to lead, control and manage a wide range of projects.

Our new Bursar will combine the gravitas demanded of this important position with warmth, a sense of humour and an approachability by all.

What we offer

A highly attractive remuneration package will be available for the successful candidate; dependent on experience ,but highly competitive and commensurate with the importance of the post with in the school.


• Educated to Degree standard or equivalent

• Qualifications and / or considerable experience in financial systems and processes

• Experience in a strategic leadership role

• Experience in line management

• Understanding of compliance and school regulation

• Experience of project management

• Excellent organisational and IT skills.

 Find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.


Safeguarding Statement:

Notre Dame School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  In accordance with KCSIE requirements we will contact referees and obtain references prior to interview.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, if a suitable candidate presents themself.

Notre Dame School

Notre Dame School