PA to the Bursar - Framlingham College

We require an experienced Personal Assistant to fully support the Bursar, acting as first point of contact and managing calls and visits with consummate authority, diplomacy and warmth.


The successful candidate will also work as part of the Finance Department carrying out a variety of tasks including processing invoices, purchase ledger, and assisting with fee queries. Previous experience of working in a Financial administrative role is essential.

The Bursar has a full and demanding diary and the successful applicant must be prepared to work under pressure to maintain an atmosphere of friendly, courteous and good-humoured efficiency.

The post entails high levels of confidentiality and public relations skills. You will have the ability to forge strong relationships at all levels, as you will also be required to work closely with all internal functions, the Senior Leadership Teams across both schools and act as a direct link and support to the Governors. 

This is a year-round role working 37.5 hour each week Monday to Friday, plus one in three Saturday morning’s during term time. The post attracts an annual salary of £22,405, based on an hourly rate of £11.49.

We can offer a supportive working environment, as well as free lunch each day the kitchen is operational. We offer a number of other benefits including contributory pension scheme and complimentary gym membership.

Key Information

  • Required: As soon as possible
  • Employment Location: Framlingham College Senior School
  • Closing Date: Midday Monday 11 October 2021
  • Interviews Week Commencing: To be confirmed

About Us

Framlingham College is a co-educational boarding and day school which comprises the Prep School, in the beautiful surroundings of Brandeston Hall, and the Senior School which is set in stunning surroundings in the market town of Framlingham. Curiosity and inquiry are at the heart of a vibrant learning culture and at Framlingham College we believe that every child should experience the joy that is to be found in learning. A Framlingham College education aims to nurture essential skills and habits – adaptability, teamwork and good decision-making for example – by weaving them into the curriculum. We are determined to prepare our young people for their adult world.

Recruitment Pack

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role together with an application form. Applications will only be accepted by application form. Completed application forms are to be emailed to before the closing date, posted to:

The Human Resources Department
Framlingham College
College Road
IP13 9EY

or alternatively, upload your application form, cover letter and CV by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.

We welcome all applications, especially from independent thinkers, creative minds and inspirational people. We very much look forward to receiving your application.

Framlingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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