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School Medical Officer - Term Time

The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-4016-564S
  • Posted:23/09/2021
  • Pay:£20,997-£26,205 (pro rata £17,689-£22,274)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/10/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC



BCAT is a small, but highly ambitious Academy Trust consisting of 3 schools,  Barton Court Grammar School, The Charles Dickens School and the new free school, Barton Manor School.

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT). The Charles Dickens School (CDS) joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and Barton Manor School, a free school which is a 5 form entry 11-18 non-selective school with a joint Sixth Form with BCGS is co-sited to BCGS and work on developing its multi-million-pound site has started with a planned  opening in September 2022.


We are looking for a dedicated and hard working School Medical Officer for an immediate start in this over-subscribed non-selective, co-educational school which benefits from the state-of -the-art new buildings and is situated in a beautiful part of the South East coast. The school enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement. 

The successful candidate should be able to provide first-line medical and First Aid assistance to students and staff and be responsible for delivering assessment and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries.  You will also be required to deliver care within the boundaries of the role, focusing on student well-being and health education and will be responsible to the Assistant Headteacher for Personal Development.

This is a term time only role + one Staff Development Day, 37 hours per week, working 8.00am-4.00pm Mon-Thursday and 8.00am-3.30pm Fridays.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 5 October 2021 @ 9am


Applications for this post should be made online only using the School’s application form and sent to recruitment@cds.kent.sch.uk. CVs will not be accepted.  If you wish to discuss the post or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Anne-Marie Ormsby, Personnel Assistant, at the School on 01843 862988.

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Information about the school

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The Charles Dickens School is an 8 form entry, 1200 student school. The School has great facilities and continues to be oversubscribed.

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joins the Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.