Major Gifts Fundraiser (part time)

Job Roles:
Other - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education, Further Education
Sixth Form College, Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£30,000-£40,000 FTE based on experience + Benefits
16th May 2018
Start Date:
Harris Westminster Sixth Form
Job Ref:

Major Gifts Fundraiser (part time)

£30,000-£40,000 FTE based on experience + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

A 2016 Ofsted inspection found Harris Westminster Sixth Form to be Outstanding in all areas, confirming our status as London’s leading state sixth form for able students. Harris Westminster combines the strengths of Westminster School in teaching academically able students with the Harris Federation’s experience in establishing and running outstanding maintained sector schools. We take full advantage of our location just off Parliament Square to provide students with a vibrant and stimulating academic environment including weekly guest lectures in school. We are highly over-subscribed, academically selective and have a varied student cohort including 40% Pupil Premium. 17 students from our 2016/17 cohort went on to study at Oxbridge. We are looking for outstanding individuals to join this exciting and scholarly community.

Harris Westminster Sixth Form is looking for a Major Gifts Fundraiser to lead a programme to take on annual donations from £500,000 to £1 million.

The role is flexible part-time (2-3 days per week to be agreed) but will include availability for functions and events.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an experienced professional in their field who is looking to take on a new challenge. With at least five years' experience of charity fundraising, you should have a proven track record of securing high-value gifts and delivering significant income through strong relationship management, including working closely with senior colleagues, philanthropists and businesspeople. You should be an excellent communicator with the ability to inspire, negotiate and influence, with exceptional networking and interpersonal skills.

Why work at Harris Westminster Sixth Form?

The opportunity to support some of the brightest young minds in London and open up the world’s most prestigious universities to them
Support, CPD and networking with staff at Westminster School and from across the Harris Federation
A positive and innovative environment in which to work
Generous Harris benefits and rewards package
For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 0203 772 4555 or

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Westminster Sixth Form
Tel: 020 3772 4555
Contact: HR

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