Director of Finance and Operations

Radnor House School Sevenoaks

  • Permanent
  • Sevenoaks, South East
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Director of Finance and Operations
Date posted:29th February 2024
Closing date:22nd March 2024

Radnor House Sevenoaks is a fast-growing independent co-educational day school educating up to 650 pupils aged 2-18. Located on a beautiful and historic site close to the town of Sevenoaks, Kent, the school was originally founded in 1924 as Combe Bank School before being acquired by Radnor House in 2015. Radnor House Sevenoaks is divided into two sections: Prep School (2-11) and Senior School (11- 18) although the emphasis is on providing a 2–18 continuum as pupils progress through each stage of their education.

This role, which is the most senior support staff position in the school, is an important strategic appointment. The Director of Finance and Operations will be closely involved in the school’s strategic planning and the delivery of its operational excellence. Reporting to the head as a member of the School Leadership Team (SLT), you are responsible for the major functions of Finance, HR, Estates, IT, Catering, Transport, and external commercial programmes.

We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking colleague with significant experience leading support functions within a School environment or a similar role. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead well-resourced and highly collaborative teams.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, with significant experience in implementing strategic change in an independent school or commercial organisation.

The closing date for applications is 22 March 2024

Interview date: Thursday 28 March 2024

Safeguarding: This appointment is subject to satisfactory references, clearance from the DBS, proof of identity and all associated child protection checks.

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