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Head of Development Services

King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls, two of the best independent schools in the country, seek a Head of Development Services to oversee the financial reporting and analysis requirements of both Development Offices. The role also includes operational responsibility for regular giving programmes at both schools.

The role involves database management, IT support and gift administration as well as data/financial reporting and project management. The post holder will also be expected to play a key role in raising money for the two Assisted Places Funds at both schools. This is an exciting time to join these highly successful school Development Offices, which between them have already raised over £20m and won two awards.

Salary: circa £35,000 depending on skills and experience
Location: King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls, Edgbaston
Type of position: Full-time, permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

If you have any queries about the role or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Lindsey Mepham, Development Director, on tel: 0121 415 6055 or email:

Applications should comprise the following:

  • A completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form
  • A covering letter. This should explain your interest in the role, and highlight how you might stand out from other candidates in meeting the most important requirements of the person specification (not just why you could do the job but why you would be the best candidate).
Please send completed application forms by email to:

Closing date: Midday on Thursday, 25 May 2017
Interview dates: Week commencing Monday, 5 June 2017

King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the School’s Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the Schools’ websites.