Employment Opportunities

Newland House is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Educational Charity. Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).Your attention is drawn to the school's Safeguarding Policy, Recruitment Policy and other supporting documentation accessible on the right hand side of this page.

Reception Manager - (job share)

Apply by:  13 December 2018

Employment Commences: February 2019

Location: South West London

Contract type: Part time (Two days per week) term time

Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

The School is seeking an experienced and efficient individual to share the responsibility of managing our busy Reception and Medical Room for two full days per week (8 a.m. to 5 p.m). The ideal candidate will have a friendly, professional manner to welcome visitors, have a hands-on approach and the flexibility to deal with queries from parents, staff and pupils, have good communication skills both written and verbal, be a confident user of IT systems e.g. SIMS, Excel, Word, and be an effective team member with good organisational skills and a willingness to support children e.g. administer first aid.

The post is a job share opportunity and will involve the management of a part-time Receptionist.

The post merits a salary commensurate with the importance of the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.

Completed applications should be returned to the HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date either by email to asoni@newlandhouse.net or by post to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on 18 December 2018.

Bursar

Apply by:  9 January 2019

Employment Commences: April 2019, ideally

Location: South West London

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

The School is seeking an exceptional and dynamic individual with strong financial acumen and proven ability at leadership level to take on the role of our Bursar. This role reports directly to the Head and sits as part of the Senior Leadership Team and the successful candidate will also be the clerk to the Governing Body.

The position provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced and innovative person who will oversee the School’s financial matters in consultation with the Head and assume responsibility for the operations management of the school. We require someone with a genuine interest in Education and in particular the independent school sector.

You will have previous, recent financial experience in order to effectively manage the financial affairs of the School including setting budgets, preparation of financial accounts and detailing long term operational plans. You will oversee the management of various support departments within the School including ensuring that the premises are successfully managed and are compliant with legislative requirements. The school is spread over three buildings and the estates portfolio is vast and complex. An understanding of facilities management, health and safety and legal aspects pertaining to the management of the School would be highly desirable.

You should hold an innovative and professional attitude and use your communication skills to develop good working relationships with school staff as well as external contractors. The successful candidate will enjoy an autonomous role while working as part of a collaborative team. 

The post merits a salary commensurate with the importance of the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.

Completed applications should be returned to the HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date either by email to asoni@newlandhouse.net or by post to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in week commencing 14 January 2019.