DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES has been retained by Wooster School, located in Danbury, Connecticut, to conduct a national search for a Chief Financial Officer. Wooster School, founded in 1926 by Rev. Dr. Aaron C. Coburn is located in Danbury, Connecticut. The Head of School is Matt Byrnes. The religious affiliation is Episcopalian heritage, although Wooster serves students from many faiths and religious traditions. The School is located on a scenic 127 acre campus with 15 buildings. Wooster School is primarily a day school though there are some boarders who live with host families in the area. The annual operating budget is $10.4 million dollars. Enrollment is comprised of 366 boys and girls in grades K – 12. Lower School (K-5): 60, Middle School (6-8): 101, Upper School (9-12): 205. Twenty (20) Connecticut towns and twenty-two (22) New York State towns are represented. Number of full-time faculty: 54; number of full-time faculty with advanced degrees: (95%). In Lower School (K through Grade 5), the individual class size ranges from 8-16, with an average of 11 students per class. In Middle and Upper School, a faculty member typically teaches 4-5 sections per day, and the class size ranges from 4-18 students, with an average of 12 students per class. For more background on Wooster School please visit www.woosterschool.org,
Wooster School seeks a strategically-oriented and experienced financial and business leader to fill the key position of Chief Financial Officer. This opportunity is available in July 2019. The CFO will work closely with the Head of School in support of the school’s mission and strategic plan. The CFO is responsible for the organization, management and implementation of comprehensive business, financial, facilities and investment initiatives for the school. The new CFO will be a key member of the senior leadership team that oversees the day-to-day operation of the school as well as the “big picture” issues and ambitious plans that outline the school’s future. The ideal candidate for this high-profile position is a strategic thinker who has exceptional leadership and critical thinking skills. Our goal is to recruit a seasoned professional who will build on the significant accomplishments of the outgoing CFO (who is retiring in July 2019) and determine what policies, technologies and programs need to be adapted to respond to the needs of the school and its strategic priorities. The candidate will be proficient with accounting systems and in effective data management and analysis to support innovation and efficiency across the organization. For a full search description of the opportunity, responsibilities and academic and business credentials required please view: https://deerfieldassociates.com/wooster-school/
Wooster School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including a retirement plan, paid vacations, and medical insurance. Wooster School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To explore this superb career opportunity on a highly confidential basis please send your resume, letter of interest and list of references (who will be contacted only if mutual interest is determined) to: Doug Cooney, Executive Search Consultant, DEERFIELD ASSOCIATES Executive Search, Inc. 572 Washington Street, Suite 15, Wellesley, MA 02482 Telephone: 781-237-2800. Email: email@example.com
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