Business Director

Full-time / Permanent

The arrival of a our new Head in 2017 and subsequent strategic change has created the opportunity for St George’s to appoint a Business Director. This is a new position for the school and is designed to provide strategic leadership on all financial and commercial aspects of the school.

Responsible and accountable to the Council and its constituent committees, the Business Director will report to the Head, sit on the Senior Leadership Team, and Chair the Business Leadership Team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Financial Management and Strategic Planning
  • Leadership and Development of Support Staff
  • Financial and Operational matters relating to OSCR
  • Health and Safety/Legal and Regulatory/Risk Management
  • Facilities Management, Catering and Operations
  • Commercial Development and Change Management
  • Clerk to the Council

We are looking to appoint an extremely bright, commercial and highly credible qualified accountant, with outstanding leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of success in financial management, combined with strong business acumen. With a well-rounded outlook and experience, the Business Director will be expected to contribute positively and enthusiastically to all aspects of school life.

Interested candidates should send their CV, with full remuneration details, to Graham Burns, of FWB Park Brown at  For a confidential discussion, please call 0131 539 7087

Thank you for your interest in this post.

Olivia Lovely
HR Manager
St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh
T: 0131 311 8126

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