Job Details

Director of Finance and Estates

Job Grade: GLEA Grade 14 (£55,503 to £60,578)

Salary: £55,503.00 - £60,578.00

Hours: Full time

Interviews: 07/11/2019

Closing date: 25/10/2019

The King’s School is an incredibly successful and highly regarded school. We are looking to appoint a Director of Finance and Estates as the school’s leading support staff professional who will work as part of the Senior Leadership Team to assist the Head Master in his duty to ensure that the school meets its educational aims.

The successful applicant would be expected to provide professional leadership and management of the school’s support staff in partnership with teaching staff, to enhance their effectiveness in order to attain improved standards of learning and achievement in the Academy.

The Director of Finance and Estates promotes the highest standards of business ethos within the administrative function of the school and strategically ensures the most effective use of all resources in support of the school’s learning objectives.  The role holds responsibilities including Financial Resource Leadership, Administration Leadership, Information and Technology Leadership, Human Resource Leadership, Facility and Historic Estate Leadership and Health & Safety Leadership of the Academy Trust.

The post holder must be a lateral thinker, innovative and proactive in finding extra funding for the school and have the perseverance to investigate and promote alternative strategies through to implementation, in liaison with the Head and the Governors, to the advantage of the school.


To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application which is available to download on our website along with a full job description and person specification or available from the School, and return where possible by email to:  or by post to: The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6RP.  Tel: 01476 563180

The King’s School is a popular, oversubscribed, all boys grammar school. The most recent OFSTED inspection judged the school outstanding, there are approximately 1200 students on roll.

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 25 October 2019

Proposed dates for interviews: Thursday 7 November, and Friday 8 November for selected candidates

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the protection and safety of its children. The King’s School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. The offer of a position at the School is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.