The Federation of British International Schools in South East Asia and East Asia.

Director of Business Administration Bursar

Name of school: Dulwich College, Beijing
Country: China
Deadline: N/A

Director of Business Administration / Bursar


Dulwich College International (DCI) is seeking applications for a Director of Business Administration / Bursar at its campus in Beijing.

Since its foundation in 2003, DCI has grown into a family of schools embracing the same core values and practices – one College, many campuses. Four international Dulwich Colleges educate over 4,000 students in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and Seoul.

Dulwich College Beijing is one of the world’s leading co-educational international schools.  Situated in the capital of the world’s fastest-growing economy, the College has 1400 pupils aged 1-18.  It has built a reputation for excellence in academic results, sport and the arts and was named British International School of the Year 2011 in the Independent School Awards.  The College’s philosophy draws from 400 years of experience in education from the founding and partner school Dulwich College in London.


The Role:

  • Oversee the organisation and efficient running of the non-teaching aspects of the College.
  • Reporting to the Head of College, the successful candidate will be a key member of the College Leadership Team, and will manage a diverse range of functions including finance, administration and human resources management. The role also has oversight of the College grounds, building maintenance, security, revenue generation, health & safety and the coordination of capital and refurbishment projects.


  • Lead and participate in group-wide DCI initiatives and work closely with other campuses within the Dulwich group.


The Candidate:


  • Robust general manager, with in-depth experience in financial management and the ability to manage a broad portfolio with demonstrable record of success, preferably in an educational setting.   


  • Strategic thinker; energetic, innovative and adaptable, with strong communication skills and enabling leadership style, able to lead a well established team.


  • Champion of new ideas, which continuously improve customer service and the delivery of high quality education.

Further information on Dulwich College Beijing can be found at:



A candidate brief can be downloaded from


Letters of application and CVs should be sent by 11 October 2012, to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson quoting reference: CFD/40785