Employment Opportunities at Orley Farm School


Director of Finance and Operations


The Headmaster and Governors of Orley Farm School wish to appoint a dynamic and dedicated Director of Finance and Operations to lead the development and implementation of the School’s Strategic Development Plan relating to the school’s finance, property and business matters.  He/she will also provide excellent financial advice to both the Headmaster and Governing Body and will manage the School’s support teams.

Orley Farm School is a leading co-educational independent preparatory school set in 36 acres of beautiful grounds. It is an exciting time to join the School as we embark on new building ventures and look forward to celebrating the School’s 175th anniversary with an ambitious strategic plan.

The role will appeal to an individual who has strong leadership qualities with excellent communication and people skills. In addition, you should have a professional qualification in finance as well as a good level of education.

The School welcomes applications from both educational and non-educational backgrounds but the applicant must have a proven and successful background in finance. 

The school has engaged David Williams of BursarSearch to advise on the role and applicants are encouraged to call him on 07713 091657 for a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity.

Applications should consist of a covering letter, the school’s application form and a CV. Please email these directly to David Williams at david@bursarsearch.com.


Closing date for applications: 12:00 noon Wednesday, 6th June 2018


Application Pack

Director of Finance and Operations Application Pack

Orley Farm School Application Form Director of Finance and Operations

OFS Prospectus

Recruitment Selection and Disclosures Policy and Procedure

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

 Teaching Assistant

Required for September 2018


We seek to appoint an inspirational, dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join an exceptional staff team in KS2. The successful candidate will need to be patient, reliable, and sensitive to the needs of our pupils.  A good sense of humour, and an ability to work as part of a close-knit team is essential.  The hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm – Mon – Fri (Term time only).  NVQ level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications/experience is desirable.  Salary is negotiable according to experience and qualification.


Full job description and application form are available to download below. Please return your completed form to Purvi Patel, HR Administrator, by e-mail hr@orleyfarm.harrow.sch.uk


Closing Date – Friday 1st June 2018 

Interviews – Friday 8th June 2018


Application Pack

Teaching Assistant Person specification

KS2 Teaching-Assistant-Job Description.

Orley Farm School Application Form KS2 Teaching Assistant

OFS Prospectus

Recruitment Selection and Disclosures Policy and Procedure

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Orley Farm School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with any past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.