Durham High is staffed by highly qualified, forward-looking professionals who enjoy working in our friendly, stimulating community. Staff have a genuine interest in the well-being of our pupils and in their achievements and aspirations. Our ethos is based on Christian values and we welcome those of all faiths or of none.
While we pride ourselves on our excellent academic record, a strong pastoral system ensures that pupils at Durham High are happy and feel supported by staff who care for them. New members of staff can be guaranteed to receive a warm welcome and very quickly settle in to become part of the DHS family.
Durham High School is located in a quiet woodland setting with easy access to the city with its mainline railway station, as well as to the A1 and the A19.
This is a rare opportunity for an outstanding and dynamic individual to take up a key position within the Senior Leadership Team at Durham High School.
Durham High School is a leading all-through independent girls’ school with 370 pupils, operating in the Anglican tradition and taking seriously its role as a Christian school which welcomes girls of all faiths and none. The School is based on a single site in the beautiful and historic city of Durham.
The Director of Finance and Business will report, and be responsible directly, to the Headmistress of the School, Mrs Simone Niblock.
Candidates should have exceptional financial and commercial capabilities, excellent interpersonal skills and the flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances. The role requires an individual capable of thinking strategically and also being hands-on.
Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 7 June 2021
Interviews will be held: week beginning Monday 21 June 2021
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the appointment from August 2021, though this is negotiable.
Once completed, please submit the application form, by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can contact Durham High School by calling us on 0191 384 3226 during office hours (Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm) or by completing our enquiry form: