Deputy Bursar

Closing date:
In the region of £60,000, dependent on experience and qualifications
Reigate, Surrey
Royal Alexandra and Albert School
Gatton Park

Job description

The Role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Bursar in a large unique, exciting, successful and developing boarding school. This opportunity has arisen as a result of the current Bursar moving to a part time role in Summer 2020. The role is an excellent opportunity for an individual who would be looking to become a Bursar at RAAS or another school at some stage in the future through developing their experience.

The Deputy Bursar will work very closely with the Bursar and will be expected to take on line responsibility for some of the operational functions of the Bursary and these may change and/or increase over time. Additionally, the Deputy Bursar will be expected to fully deputise for the Bursar when the latter is not in school. The actual functional responsibility will be based on the successful candidate’s current skills and experiences.

Person Specification:

This demanding and exciting role calls for an exceptional candidate who needs to be a leader, highly analytical, good communicator and negotiator, an excellent organiser, a strong administrator and a self-starter.

The successful candidate is likely to have a background in either finance/accounting, surveying/estate management or other relevant professional level disciplines and have a proven record of leadership of teams within a services environment.

The successful candidate will be flexible, energetic, creative and willing to go the “extra mile”. He or she will be positive, open minded, team spirited, hardworking and be ready to develop and learn professionally.

A good general level of education will be essential to degree and or professional qualification level, however a wide selection of backgrounds will be considered for his role.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS check.

How to apply

In order to apply for this role, please email a completed application form along with a covering letter to