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The Royal Alexandra & Albert School is a purpose-built co-educational maintained boarding school in 260 acres of Surrey parkland. Pupils are aged 7-18 and 470 of the 1000 pupils are boarders. The school has excellent facilities and is only 5 minutes from the M25.

The School is part of the School Direct Warwick Partnership. As such we offer School Direct training places.

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Head of Finance

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Salary: circa £50,000 per annum

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Finance in our large, unique, exciting, successful and developing boarding school. The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a co-educational state boarding school for students aged 7 to 18, set in Gatton Park, with its three lakes, serpentine and 260 acres of parkland.

Reporting directly to the school’s Bursar, this pivotal role ensures the smooth and successful combined running of the two Finance teams supporting the School and The Foundation.

The Head of Finance is expected to work closely with the Bursar in supporting the Head, Trustees and Governors to deliver a surplus and more importantly a cash surplus that is sufficient to allow the Foundation to make further investments in facilities and buildings including possible new builds.

The successful candidate is likely to have a background in either finance/accounting and 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.

We are looking for an individual with a hunger to understand the school the business and processes with a desire to continue to change and improve what we do and how we do it.

Completed application forms should be emailed to: hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing date: Midday Monday 20 July 2020

The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Available From: ASAP

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Human Resources Assistant

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30 hours per week throughout the year
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ideally 9am – 5pm
Some flexibility to amend the hours to suit individual circumstances

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Salary: £18,000 per annum (£22,500 FTE)

An opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and efficient HR Assistant to join our busy HR Office within a co-educational state boarding school for pupils aged 7-18

The role is varied but includes maintaining HR records, placing job adverts and supporting all aspects of the recruitment process, dealing with routine HR queries and preparing employment contracts.

The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and IT skills as well as good organisational skills and attention to detail.

An approachable, flexible attitude and the ability to deal with confidential information is essential and experience of working within an HR department would be desirable.

Closing date for applications: Midday 16 July 2020

Completed application forms should be emailed to: hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Available From: September 2020

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Gap Students. Please note that we do not employ GAP students.

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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 (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. The DBS check replaces the old CRB check.

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