Full time, term time plus 9 weeks
This is a pivotal role within the successful and dynamic Development team at Woldingham. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we launch a new capital appeal as well as grow our bursary fundraising to widen access to a Woldingham education for more young women – 30 by 2030.
You will be involved in the growing area of fundraising within the School, with particular focus on major gifts and donor stewardship as well as alumnae relations. Working under the direction of the Foundation Director and closely with the Development Manager, you will help to implement and develop the fundraising and stakeholder relations strategy, working to maintain and increase our charitable giving.
The role offers plenty of opportunities to build on existing good work and has abundant potential to expand the reach and increase the impact of the Development Office.
Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18. With a strong community and caring culture, we are building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. As one of the country’s leading girls’ school, we are now driving an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.
Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to the HR department.
This is an open campaign and so we welcome early applications. This role will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.
The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented and many different languages spoken. This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.
Professional development and staff welfare
Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.