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Bursar at Henry Allen and Bowerdean Nursery School


The Growing Together Federation is looking for a part-time Bursar, who shares our passion for providing our youngest learners with the very best start in life.  We can offer you the opportunity to work with a friendly team.


The role is split across our nurseries in Amersham (1 day) and High Wycombe (2 days), with some flexibility regarding days and hours for the right candidate.


Start date can be as soon as possible, but must be for September 2024.


Term time only


Salary type:  Bucks Pay


Salary details:  Range 3-4, depending on experience + pro rata (full time equivalent salary range is £27,310 - £31,645


Contract type:  Permanent


Hours:  21.5


Closing date:  31 May 2024


Interviews:  6 and 7 June 2024


About us

The Growing Together Federation comprises two Outstanding state Nursery schools: Bowerdean and Mapledean Nursery (split site) in High Wycombe and Henry Allen Nursery in Amersham.  Each nursery retains its individuality and provides unique experiences tailored to the specific local community and context.  We are highly inclusive and very proud of our reputation for ensuring the very best for our children with additional needs.


About the role

In conjunction with the Headteachers, the Bursar will be expected to contribute towards the financial sustainability and development of the nurseries.  The post-holder will manage the schools' income and expenditure, monitor the schools' funding streams, including ensuring SEND funding payments are correct.  There will be some HR responsibilities, although both sites have experienced administrative teams, who manage many aspects of this workload.


About you

The successful applicant will have a positive, 'can-do' attitude, with strong numerical skills and an excellent ability to communicate fluently in written and spoken English.  An ability to meet tight deadlines, while remaining calm under pressure is essential.  Previous experience of working in a financial/administrative role is highly desirable.


Other information

Visits to the school are warmly welcome.  To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please contact our school office on the number below.  Please send completed application forms to the email address below:


Tel No:  01494 521941 (High Wycombe) or 01494 726257 (Amersham)



Safeguarding is our highest priority at our nurseries and successful candidates will be required to provide suitable references and undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before taking up the post.