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Euclid Crescent, DD1 1HU
£70,000 - £100,000 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Bursar / Chief Operating Officer

The High School of Dundee is a co-educational Independent Day School for children aged 3 to 18 years, located right in the heart of Dundee. The School offers an Integrated Curriculum, providing a coordinated, genuine all-round education with the pupil at heart. It enables a tradition for academic excellence to run in unison with a wide-ranging co-curricular programme as well as a highly developed and supportive pastoral care system. By incorporating our vibrant Integrated Curriculum into every aspect of school life, we seek to inspire, empower and support students in their aims for individual success.


The School has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bursar / Chief Operating Officer to join the enthusiastic Senior Leadership Team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the finance, property, human resources, external relations, IT, and administrative staff of the School.

They will play a key role in the leadership and management of the school and the post-holder is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.


They will work with the Board of Directors, the Rector and Senior Leadership Team to support the development and implementation of the School’s strategy. 

The Bursar/ Chief Operating Officer is also Clerk to the Board and a Director and Secretary of the School’s trading company, Euclid Trading Ltd. In these capacities, the Bursar/ Chief Operating Officer also attends meetings of the Trustees of the High School of Dundee Foundation and the High School of Dundee Scholarship Fund.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested candidates are welcome to make informal enquiries in advance of the closing date. Please email Ms Marcia Doig to arrange.


Closing date is Friday 2 December 2022.


Interviews will take place in person at The High School of Dundee during week beginning 12 December 2022.

The High School of Dundee is an equal opportunities employer.