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Director of Business and Finance - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-310L
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:£54,281-£63,185 DGS Scale 12
  • Start Date:September/October 2022
  • App Close Date:15/07/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 19 July 2022



35 Hours per week all year round

Salary: £54,281-£63,185

We are seeking to recruit a well organised and effective Director of Business and Finance to play a key role in supporting the Head and Governors in meeting the school’s strategic objectives and managing the school’s estate. The successful candidate will be a member of the Senior Leadership Group and will be involved in the strategic leadership of all matters relating to finance and be able to demonstrate:

  • An excellent understanding of financial procedures
  • An ability to lead and work as part of a team under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • An enthusiasm for working in an educational environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A proven track record of project management
  • An ability to think creatively

The successful candidate should be experienced in financial management, ideally holding a recognised business management or accountancy qualification.  School experience is desirable.

The salary is subject to experience and qualifications but anticipated to be on the DGS12 pay range.  

Dartford Grammar School is a high performing selective school, four times identified as ‘outstandingly successful’ in the Chief Inspector’s Annual Report.

For further details and an application form, please contact the HR Manager, Mrs A Dennett: 

Telephone: 01322 223039 Ext 146; Email: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please apply by letter with a completed application form to the Headmaster, Mr J C Metcalf, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Friday 15 July 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 19 July 2022

Start date: September/October 2022

Information about the school

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,534 including 618 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).