Current vacancies applications will close when a suitable applicant(s) have been found.
Crosfields is a thriving co-educational day school for girls and boys aged 3-16. The school blends tradition with modern approaches to education, preparing children for both their next steps and the demands of an ever-changing world. With approximately 800 pupils, Crosfields boasts a vibrant and diverse community where each child and their individuality are celebrated.
Wellbeing is at the heart of the school, with a real focus on the growth and development of pupils and staff alike. Co-education is strong, and the talented staff engage fully with pupils outside the classroom in a whole range of activities.
Set on 40 acres, Crosfields has excellent sporting facilities including multi-sport artificial turf pitches, playing fields, a sports hall and swimming pool. The school offers a wide choice of music and drama opportunities including choirs, orchestras and peripatetic music lessons.
This is a school with great ambition and a sense of achievement within a forward-thinking environment.
The governing board is looking to appoint a new Director of Finance & Operations who will work alongside the Head and Governors to develop and deliver long-term strategic planning as well as managing all commercial and administrative matters.
The successful candidate will possess excellent financial qualifications and will have led and managed a wide breadth of operational functions. They will need to have high level communication skills with the ability to listen to others in order to underpin dynamic and collaborative relationship building with Governors, the Head, staff and parents.
Applications are encouraged from candidates with educational, business or public sector backgrounds who can display proven commercial acumen and a genuine passion for education.
Crosfields School 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 email@example.com
Alternatively, if you would like to speak with ISBA, please contact Lucy Wyatt on 07817 038009
Closing date for applications is 29 March 2024, 17:00.
We are all proud to be committed members of the Crosfields Community, where the staff become the very fabric of the school they work in.
We recognise that the school can’t run without its dedicated team who leave life-time impressions on the pupils they teach and the colleagues they work with.
Miss Edwina Westacott leads our wellbeing team which delivers a number of activities throughout the year. Here’s just a sample of activities which the Crosfields team have the opportunity to get involved in:
Why choose Crosfields School for the next steps in your career?
Staff activities are a great way for all staff to get to know each other outside of the classroom and share in their own personal hobbies and interests. As part of our physical wellbeing, there are a number of staff sports clubs which you can join when you start at Crosfields School. This includes:
And if you have a passion you would like to share, then the wellbeing team are very happy to support new ideas.
As part of your role, all staff are provided with lunches prepared by our chosen partner, Thomas Franks. This includes access to a salad bar and a hot and cold option. They even deliver freshly prepared snacks to the staff room for everyone to enjoy during their morning break.
For those who start a little earlier, there is also the option for breakfast.
Additional Staff benefits available:
Access to facilities
During the summer holidays, when the external providers are not using our swimming pool, staff are invited to attend swimming sessions with their family. You spend a lot of your time at work, and we want you to enjoy life at Crosfields and flourish here.
Free staff parking is available on site and when you join you will be provided with a free parking pass for the entire academic year. Roles are therefore competitive; we encourage early applications.