Vacancy: Bursar at Marlborough College

Dear Old Marlburians,

I write to alert you to an exciting opportunity to play a leading part in the strategic direction of the College as we seek to appoint a new Bursar.

If this is a post that might be of interest, please don’t hesitate to contact Saxton Bampfylde or do pass this advertisement on any friends for whom it might be relevant.

Yours faithfully,

Louise Moelwyn-Hughes
Master, Marlborough College


The Role: Bursar

This is an opportunity for an inspirational leader to be involved in the development and implementation of an ambitious strategy during a time of change in our sector. We are seeking a Bursar capable of combining outstanding strategic and operational leadership with proactive commercial instincts in order to play a key role in the College’s continued success.

The Bursar will be a leading voice in the Senior Management Team, supporting the Master on a wide range of issues from the day-to-day to the implementation of the long-term vision. Encompassing responsibilities ranging from the future strategy, to ensuring best-in-class infrastructure and IT, to engaging with College stakeholders including parents and the local community.

“The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader with a track record of success in their chosen field and will be intellectually capable and curious with the gravitas to operate at Board (or equivalent) level.”

He or she will be keen to play a visible role in the life of the College, engaging with all colleagues and providing open and inspirational leadership. It is vital that the Bursar is innovative, commercial and strategic, who can quickly understand the challenges of the sector and lead Marlborough College successfully through them. The successful candidate will be committed to engaging in, and supporting, the College’s ambition to significantly increase access to a Marlborough education through the provision of bursaries.

The Bursar will be committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children. The College will require them to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure DBS check.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor on this appointment.

For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference FAEAQB2.

Applications should be received by noon on Friday 4th October 2019.