Director of Finance and Operations


Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Finance and Operations (“Director”) is a key role that leads four direct reports – Controller, Director of IT, Facilities Manager, and Payroll and Personnel Services Manager, and a total team of nine responsible for finance and accounting, technology, budgeting, expense reporting, purchasing, facilities, and transportation. The Director plays a key role in the development of short-term tactics and long-term strategy, and communicates with multiple stakeholders in the School. A member of senior leadership, the Director develops strong relationships with staff members, school parents, and external organizations. Through the performance of their duties, the Director inspires confidence in and commitment to the School. They effectively steward the Stratford Hall’s resources and play a lead role in planning for and mitigating risk to the School and the Foundation.

Candidates for this role should enjoy being in an environment that is focused on children and learning, and one in which the client base (school parents) is very supportive. Candidates should also be excited to participate significantly in the ongoing growth and development of the School.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a mission-focused finance and operations leader to create a solid operational foundation to support Stratford Hall’s ongoing growth and evolution. With a renewed focus on strategy and excellence, an engaged Board, and a well-aligned leadership team, the Director will play key role in the School’s bright future.

To apply for this position, please visit Leaders International Executive Search, whom Stanford Hall has retained for this position.