Career Opportunities

Lady Barn House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Applicants are required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is permitted to ask shortlisted candidates to declare all cautions and convictions prior to interview.


Due to the growth and development of our school, we have fantastic opportunities for experienced individuals to join our finance team.

School tours will be available on Friday 25 November and Monday 28 November, please contact Kelly Gardner (Head of HR) at to arrange an appointment.

The following roles are available;  

Assistant Bursar

(Between 30 to 37.5 hours per week, term time only plus some working days during school holidays)

The role of the Assistant Bursar is to assist the Bursar in the financial management and operational running of the support functions of the School.  As such the role is varied, widespread and demands a large degree of flexibility on the part of the post holder.

This exciting position would suit an individual who is proactive and innovative and who has the ambition for continuous professional development to potentially progress their career as a School Bursar in the future.


Finance Officer

(30 hours per week, term time only plus some working days during school holidays)

The role of the Finance Officer is to assist the Finance Team in providing effective and efficient financial management and control to ensure the provision of a high quality Finance service.  

The successful candidate should have effective time management and organisational skills, an accountancy qualification and strong IT skills.  Responsibilities will include financial management and administration. 


HR & Payroll Officer

(Part-Time, 20 hours per week, all year round)

The role would involve working specifically within the Finance Team to support the School’s Finance, HR and payroll functions. 

This exciting position would suit an experienced payroll officer who is self-motivated and proactive, with excellent communication skills and who has great attention to detail.




Applications should be made using the application form enclosed in the pack available and forwarded with a letter of application to the Headmistress, Lady Barn House School, Schools Hill, Cheadle, SK8 1JE or via email to by 10am on Monday 5 December 2022Applications will be assessed upon receipt, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. An early application is therefore strongly advised.  References will be required for those candidates considered for the shortlist.  






Lady Barn House School is an inclusive, equal opportunities employer that considers all applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of individual background or circumstance.



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