BursarSearch has been appointed to find a bursar for the prestigious boys prep school, Aldro in Godalming.
The Head and Governors of HMC school Cokethorpe, Whitney, were looking to replace their long serving bursar of 23 years. A qualified accountant was the preferable solution and BursarSearch was able to provide a shortlist of 4 qualified professionals with the successful appointee coming from a local independent school.
Reflecting the needs of the school, the prestigious prep school, Orley Farm, Harrow, needed a Director of Finance and Operations and a new appointee joined to take up her position at the beginning of the Autumn term.
Dover College approaches BursarSearch to handle a full organisational review of the school’s support structure, as well as recruit for a new bursar. The recruitment process focused on the College’s need with high calibre ex Sevices lady appointed bursar. The relationship with the school is continuing with David providing some coaching and advisory services throughout the latter part of 2018.
A Governor approached BursarSearch in January 2018 to recruit for a bursar at St Francis’ College, Letchworth. The school needed someone with sound financial and commercial skills and a chartered accountant was appointed.
The specialist accountancy firm, haysmacintyre, asks David to write for their ISBA magazine about the importance of bursar appraisals. This can be accessed here.
July 2017 BursarSearch was asked by HMC to support Clayesmore School, Dorset. An experienced bursar was appointed though David acted as interim bursar between her appointment and retirement of the incumbent bursar.
David Williams handled an organisational review at a larger all girls school in Hertfordshire.
January 2017 : BursarSearch were appointed to advise on organisational structure at Moira House Girls school
February 2017 : Holme Grange have appointed BursarSearch to undertake a search process in order to recruit for a new bursar
February 2017 : A prestigious prep school has approached David to undertake a full review of staff benefits
Through a recommendation from a City bank, BursarSearch was appointed to advise Moira House School, Eastbourne. Work concentrated on looking at the organisational structure, as well as making a series of financial recommendations to improve profitability.
Holme Grange, Bracknell have appointed BursarSearch to undertake a search process in order to recruit for a new bursar starting Spring 2017
A prestigious prep school approached David to undertake a full review of staff benefits, looking at market trends within schools, as well as housing benefits.
David Williams prepares a detailed report on the organisational structure at a prestigious London School. This involved an in depth review of organisations at two schools in order to fully optimise for the future. With ongoing affordability issues, Governors were keen to have in place a lean effective and cost efficient organisation.
BursarSearch advises St Catherine’s Twickenham with the recruitment of an Assistant Bursar
David undertakes the whole recruitment process resulting in a successful appointment of a new bursar at Elstree School
David undertakes an organisational review at Chigwell School, and joins the Head in appointing a new bursar – an ex City professional
After failing to get a candidate using the traditional head hunter route, BursarSearch was retained to recruit for a new bursar at the City of London School, resulting in a successful appointment from the City in August 2016. David acted as Interim bursar for several months throughout the summer of 2016 managing a major capital programme.
Following on from the bursar recruitment at the City of London School, BursarSearch was retained to recruit for an HR Manager/Assistant Bursar – HR.