Job Description

Burgess Hill Girls is a leading Sussex independent day and boarding school for girls aged four to eighteen. It is a friendly and empowering community which equips students with the knowledge, and all the social, physical, and emotional skills they need to pursue their dreams.

The School is looking for an experienced Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) or equivalent with a proven track record and with the vision, drive and energy to help shape the next stage of its development.

The role of the Director of Finance and Operations encompasses a very wide remit with full responsibility for all the administrative, compliance, financial, HR and property aspects of the School. The successful candidate will be a key member of SLT and the Executive team and needs to form good working relationships with all members of staff.

Burgess Hill Girls is being assisted in the recruitment of this key position by the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA) Recruitment Team, from whom an application pack can be obtained by sending an email to

Alternatively, if you would like to speak with ISBA, please contact Lucy Wyatt on 07817 038009.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am on 24th May 2024.

Screening interviews conducted by the ISBA recruitment team will be held for long-listed candidates during this period and short-listed candidates will attend first stage interviews w/c 3rd June 2024 with the final stage interviews w/c 10th June 2024.