To assist the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) in the financial management of the School and to lead and oversee the financial functions of the School together with its subsidiary company and the Foundation. This is an excellent opportunity to play a significant part in the strategic management and leadership the School at an exciting time of capital development with record pupil numbers in the school.
The Head of Finance leads the Finance Department comprising of the Finance Officer, together with three members of the Finance team of Payroll, Billing and Purchase Ledger and Order. They will be supportive of the Catholic, Sacred Heart ethos of the school.
You can also look forward to an inspiring place to work. Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural environment, the gem at Woldingham’s heart is its magnificent country house, nestling alongside state-of-the- art educational facilities, and alive with the creative energy of over 500 young minds.
Salary: Starting salary circa £60,000. All staff receive free meals and refreshments when on duty.
Closing date: Midday, Monday 18 October 2021.
Interviews: w/c 25 October 2021.
The School reserves the right to interview and/or appoint at any time during the recruitment process. The vacancy 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.
Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.