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Head of Development

Employer
Claremont Fan Court School
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 May 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Claremont Fan Court School is seeking an experienced development professional with a proven track record of success. This role offers a great opportunity to build the development function in a school which is currently experiencing an exciting period of change and growth.

Set in 100 acres of the historic grounds of the Claremont Estate, Claremont Fan Court offers a first rate education and excellent pastoral care to 950 girls and boys across three schools: the Senior School, Preparatory School and Pre-Preparatory and Nursery. Our mission and ethos ensure our pupils become caring, confident and contributing members of society.

The role will involve working closely with the headmaster and governors to establish and maintain a fundraising strategy, with an immediate focus on the school's ongoing masterplan and more widely on the school's heritage requirements and desire to grow its bursary programme.

We require a graduate with demonstrable experience of running successful fundraising campaigns, as well as securing major gifts and establishing regular giving programmes. They should have the ability to build relationships at all levels and demonstrate strategic thinking as well as having strong operational experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound financial understanding and good IT skills (including an understanding of databases) are essential, as well as an empathy with the school's values.

The role is full time throughout the year. In return we offer a competitive salary (in the range of £45k to £55k) and all the benefits of a thriving independent school including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), generous pension, free parking, lunches in term time and cycle scheme.

Further details and how to apply can be found under the 'Work with Us' tab along the top menu on the school's website.
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