New Model School Bursar

New Model School operates two successful independent primary schools in London. The two  schools (Maple Walk in London NW10 and Faraday in London E14) aim to provide an affordable but excellent and rounded education for approximately 300 boys and girls aged 4-11.  Pupils typically leave the schools to continue their education at some of the leading independent senior schools or good local state schools.

New Model School now seeks a new Bursar –likely to be a qualified accountant (or someone with similar financial experience and training) to join the senior leadership team, reporting into the CEO alongside the Heads of the two schools. 

Based in a small office in West London. with responsibility for finance, banking and treasury, estates and facilities, health & safety, ICT and data administration, disaster recovery, insurance, regulatory compliance and data protection. 


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Deadline and how to apply

Candidates potentially interested in applying are encouraged in the first instance to send a copy of their CV including contact details to, and they should also indicate their salary expectations at this stage.

Suitable candidates will then be contacted by telephone, subsequently if both parties wish to take the process forward, candidates will be invited to complete an application form. 

Completed application forms should be sent, together with a CV and cover letter FAO the CEO, Deborah Livsey, to titled “CFO” and with your name.

Early applications are encouraged, and the company reserves the right to curtail or extend the timetable and/or make an appointment at any point.

Closing date for applications is 10am Monday 8th of August 2022.

It is expected that selected shortlisted candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday 10th of August 2022

New Model Schools 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).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

NOTE No applications will be considered unless there is a clear and concise covering note explaining why this role appeals and why you feel that you are a strong candidate for this opportunity. In particular candidates will need to convey and convince that they are sufficiently aware of the delights and the demands of working in a schools/education environment.

Prior experience of working within education is desirable but not essential, and strong candidates will be considered if they can explain concisely why they are keen to move into a role in the education sector


Equal opportunities

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