School Nurse

Type of Position:School Nurse
Subject:Well being
Salary:£44,025 - £45,000 (pro-rata £25,753 - £26,323) dependent on qualifications and experience
Start Date:January 2024
Closing Date: 5 December 2023 at 12.00 noon
Interviews:8 December 2023

School Nurse

Required from: January 2024

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: Part-Time 22 or 25 hours per week, term time only plus INSET and 10 additional days

Working Pattern: Flexible over 3 days (22 hours) or 5 days (25 hours)

Salary: FTE £44,025 - £45,000 per annum (Pro-rata £25 753 - £26,323) (depending on qualifications & experience)

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate nurse to join our exceptional school, to help us deliver our health and wellbeing offering for students and staff.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in providing high-quality health care to children and young adults. They will have the ability to think strategically and pro-actively and to work within the existing School structures to deliver an excellent health service.

They will be qualified as a Registered NMC nurse on Sub-part 1 of the NMC register either as an Adult Nurse level 1, or a Children’s Nurse level 1.

As a key member of staff, you will provide a clinically effective, high-quality service of nursing care to students and first aid care to all members of the school community.

The working pattern for this role is school term time only, plus INSET days, as well as ten additional days to be worked during the school holidays.

About the School

Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2022), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.

Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than maintained sector salary scale.

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For further details please visit or alternatively contact Sharon Read at

The closing date for applications: 5 December 2023 at 12 noon

Interview date: 8 December 2023

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.