Responsible for the School’s Medical Department, with line management of two Registered
Nurses, the Head Nurse will manage the day to day operation of the School’s medical provision to
890 pupils, ranging in age from 11 to 18, in addition to first aid care to all members of the School
community. Ensuring the highest levels of medical care, they will be accountable for all clinical
and School related compliance requirements, the maintenance of medical records, policies and
We are seeking an experienced professional with the ability to reflect best practice guidelines of
the Royal College of Nursing whilst upholding the Nursing and Midwifery’s code of professional
conduct. The successful candidate will have a full RN/RGN Adult and/or Child Nurse
Qualification with either a Specialist Practitioner School Nurse qualification or post-registration
experience working in adolescent paediatrics or A&E. Experience of managing a clinical team is
desirable. Essential qualities include tenacity, forward thinking, the ability to build positive
working relationships and strong IT skills.
Weekly hours are 37.5 for term time plus two weeks during school holidays. Some flexibility with
daily starting and finishing times is required to fulfil requirements of the role.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must
therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks
appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring
Service. St Albans School is an equal opportunities employer.
lease apply online at www.st-albans.herts.sch.uk by 15 November 2020. Should you have any queries please
contact Sarah de Rossi, HR Manager at email@example.com. The School reserves the right to make an
appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged. Independent HMC Day School of 890 pupils including a Co-Ed Sixth Form of 320
(REQ UIRED FOR JANUARY 2021)
Full Year equivalent salary circa £45,000 (circa £36,480 pro-rata for term time working) depending on experience, plus generous benefits.