Bursar and Clerk to the Governors

Job Title: Bursar and Clerk to the Governors
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BURSAR
Contact Name: Victoria Heeley
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2021 10:02

Job Description

Role required as soon as possible and no later than 23 August 2021.

The Governors and Headmistress invite applications for this pivotal role in this thriving and successful school, with a positive, caring and imaginative environment that gives girls the very best start in life.

The Bursar is responsible to the Headmistress for the business management of the School (which currently has over 180 pupils) and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. As Clerk to the Governors and Company Secretary, the Bursar is responsible to the Governors for the proper use, allocation and management of the School’s resources.

Our ideal candidate is likely to:

  • Have a track record of working at senior level as part of a leadership team.
  • Have proven experience of working with detailed financial administration and project management. An accountancy qualification would be a distinct advantage.
  • Be a team player who is willing to develop the role and be involved fully in the life of the school.
  • Have and understanding of, and sympathy towards, the independent school ethos and charitable status.

Further details and an application pack are available from

The School has engaged the services of David Williams of BursarSearch, and candidates interested in the role are requested to give him a call on 07713 091657, or email him at should they require any further information or clarification regarding the application process

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 14th May 2021

First interviews will be held virtually in the week commencing 17th May 2021

Sarum Hall 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 (DBS).