Isle of Wight Council

Medina House School

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Bursar (Ref: 2023_664)

Medina House School, School Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2HS

HAYE Scale 9, £32,077 to £35,035 per annum pro-rata (Actual salary £12,406 to £13,551)

Contact: On 01983 522917 or via e-mail at:

Vacancy Reference: 2023_664

Closing Date: 13/12/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 15 per week (Term time only plus 4 weeks) Commencing 1st January 2024





Tel: 522917, E-mail:


Headteacher: Christopher Berry


Bursar Salary: Grade 9A-E, £12,406 - £13,551 per annum (£32,077- £35,035 FTE)

Hours: 15 hours per week, term time plus 4 weeks, commencing 1st January 2024. Working hours – 8.30 – 15.00.


Medina House is a Primary Special School for children with complex learning difficulties aged 4-11. We are looking for a Bursar to join our team to help support the next chapter of our school’s development. You will be joining a forward thinking and aspirational team that is truly a wonderful place to work. As our new bursar, you will need to have the appropriate experience and skills to help support the school’s financial position.


If you are interested in this post but would like to either visit the school or arrange a telephone call with the headteacher and/or school business manager, then please let us know.  


For application forms and further details including job descriptions and person specifications, please contact the school office on 01983 522917 or email  or visit our website   

Completed application forms should be returned to the above email address.

Please be aware that the school does not accept CVs as a method of application, and these will be returned with an application form being provided.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment Policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to have an enhanced DBS check and share in this commitment.

This School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Closing Date: 13 December 2023

Interview Date: 15 December 2023