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Copthorne Preparatory

Bursar & Clerk to the Governors

Job ID. 736730
School Ref No. Eteach/Bursar
Copthorne Prepatory School are seeking a highly motivated, energetic enthusiastic and suitably qualified Bursar.
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  • Independent: Copthorne Preparatory, Copthorne
  • Start Date: 1 April 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract: Full Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 3 February 2017 @ 11:59PM
  • NQTs Considered: N/A

Copthorne Prep is a flourishing Independent Prep School with approximately 350 boys and girls from the ages 2 to 13. The School is situated in 55 acres of beautiful West Sussex countryside near Gatwick Airport.

The Governors and Headmaster are seeking to recruit a versatile and inspirational Bursar with proven leadership ability to build on the platform provided by the outgoing post holder.

The Bursar will be a key member of the Headmaster’s Senior Management Team and will thereby be involved in all aspects of School life. He/she will also maintain regular contact with the Chairmen of all Governors’
Committees in order to support them in the proper discharge of their specific roles and responsibilities.

The Bursar will have overall responsibility, under the Headmaster:

• For financial management
• To ensure that the business activities of the School are managed as economically and effectively as possible in accordance with its aims and objectives.
• To ensure that all regulatory and Charity Commission requirements are also complied with in a timely manner.
• To raise revenue by exploitation of the commercial activities of the School and, by attracting donations for purposes agreed by the Governors.
• For the discharge of the duties normally carried out in schools by a Bursar and Clerk to the Governing Body.

For further information please see attached documents.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 3 February 2017.

Start Date: from April 2017 or as soon as possible

Copthorne Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be subject to checks by the DBS and past employers.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

Copthorne Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be subject to checks by the DBS and past employers.

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Copthorne Preparatory
Effingham Lane
Copthorne
West Sussex
RH10 3HR

Phase: Independent Preparatory
No. of Pupils: 350