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School Nurse - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-673S
  • Posted:01/07/2022
  • Pay:KR9-KR10
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:13/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


The purpose of the Student Services Team is to provide key support for the learning and welfare of all Students. Members of the team work at the Tonbridge or Sevenoaks site with team members in leadership positions, spending time at both sites. The team is led by the Family Liaison Mangers and Deputy Headteacher and consists of a range of posts including two Family Liaison Managers, School Counsellors, and two Student Services Receptionists and, including this appointment, two School Nurses.

The Support Staff at Weald of Kent make a strong contribution to Students’ learning and achievement. Support Staff provide highly effective support and create additional capacity to Teachers, enabling them to make effective use of their time, professional knowledge, skills and understanding.

The School Nurse is a key health care professional within Weald of Kent School responsible for the health needs of all pupils within the school settings. At Weald, there is a range of physical and mental health needs that the School Nurse is directly involved with. This involves the development of Healthcare Plans to support students with chronic illnesses, diabetes, and asthma, epilepsy in conjunction with the School and with the pupils’ parents/carers. The School Nurse is responsible for administering first aid and undertaking health assessments of pupils and school team members that become unwell during the school day. The School Nurse will be expected to liaise with, and promote links with, fellow professionals, educational staff, parents/carers and other agencies, with the aim of providing a high level of service and striving to continually improve and evaluate the quality of the service.

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1900 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre with a new science block being built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).