High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Competitive Salary
05 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Godstowe is seeking an inspirational individual with strong financial and commercial background to undertake the role of Bursar. That person should have a proven track record in leadership and development and first class interpersonal and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join the school at an exciting time, to join the Senior Management Team and to make a significant contribution to shaping the future of the school.

Godstowe is a happy and thriving preparatory school for girls aged 7 to 13, approximately a third of whom are boarders. We also have a lively Pre-Prep and Nursery for girls and boys aged 3 to 7. The school is set in 12 acres of parkland overlooking High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. Godstowe is well known for setting the highest possible standards and enjoys an enviable reputation. We believe that we are the best at what we do, and are looking for someone of similar standing to join the team here. Please take a look at our website www.godstowe.org to get an idea of the ethos and approach of the school, our activities and achievements.

If you have an affinity to education and a desire for a challenging and rewarding role, we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply for the position, please complete the application form in full. This is available from the school’s website: http://www.godstowe.org/471/the-school/job-opportunities

CVs cannot be accepted by themselves. The application form should be sent, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Ms Sophie Green, either:

  • By email to headmistress@godstowe.org or;
  • By post to Godstowe Preparatory School, Shrubbery Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP13 6PR.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 January 2018.

Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Godstowe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Applicants should read the school’s policies on ‘Safeguarding and Child Protection’, ‘Recruitment Selection and Disclosure’ and ‘Appointing Staff’ which are available on the school’s website.