Director of Finance and Business Development

Worcestershire
Boys (11- 18)
Girls (11- 18)
Day
King's School

The Governing Body and Headmaster of King’s School Worcester are seeking to appoint an experienced financial professional to join this dynamic and thriving school.

The Governing Body and Headmaster of King’s School Worcester are seeking to appoint an experienced financial professional to join this dynamic and thriving school.

King’s School comprises 3 schools in Worcester and is co-educational for children aged 2 – 18.

The successful individual will report directly to the Headmaster with responsibility to the Governing Body.

Candidates must have proven financial and operational experience at a senior level, superb communication and relationship building skills at all levels. They must also be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and expert management. The role is very much Finance Director +, and will appeal to experienced finance professionals who want to do more than finance. A key requirement is to develop additional income streams for the School.

Working closely with the Headmaster you will help formulate and drive strategy looking at ways to improve the surplus over the long term.

Applications are welcome from individuals who are currently working either within or outside of the educational sector. The key requirement is to have a strong financial and commercial focus which can be applied to one of the country’s leading schools.

Application Process

The School has engaged the services of David Williams of BursarSearch, and in the first instance candidates interested in the role are requested to give him a call on 07713 091657, or email him at david@bursarsearch.com.

Candidates should complete their application form (King's Worcester, Support Staff) available on the vacancies page of the School website https://www.ksw.org.uk/the-kings-foundation/careers/ and email it to the Headmaster, Gareth Doodes at headmaster@ksw.org.uk together with a covering letter detailing your relevant experience, how you intend to meet the challenges of the role and the particular qualities and strengths you would hope to bring to the post.

Please also include a separate CV in addition to your application form.

The closing date for applications is 10:00am, Monday 30th November 2020 with the first interviews being held on 8th and 9th December.


The King's School, Worcester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further Information

https://www.ksw.org.uk/the-kings-foundation/careers/

Job Details

  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 30 November 2020
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

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School Details

  • Religion: Christian
  • Total Pupils: 960 (290 in Sixth Form)