Closing date:
Wimborne, Dorset
Dumpton School
Deans Grove House
BH21 7AF


Job description

The Governing Body of Dumpton School is seeking to appoint a Bursar from August 2020 to manage the financial and business affairs of the school, the buildings, facilities and estate, compliance, human resources, health and safety, support teams and general administration. We are seeking an exceptional individual to become the new Bursar at Dumpton. He or she will have the skills and character to thrive in a dynamic prep school. It is a busy, demanding but exciting role which requires the candidate to be an excellent leader, communicator and negotiator. He or she will have a proven and successful record in financial management, will be organised and a strong administrator. The school is keen to consider candidates from a range of professional backgrounds, not necessarily solely from the education sector. 

Dumpton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to apply

Full details of this position together with the application process can be found at:

James Barnes of James Barnes Education Ltd is advising the School on this appointment. Potential candidates are requested to call James on 07725 860129 before submitting an application in order to discuss the role and to answer any initial questions.