Nurse Matron, International College, Canterbury

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The King's School CanterburyInternational College, Canterbury

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The King’s School is a selective co-educational boarding and day school of 820 pupils in years 9-13. The school, dating back to 597 and situated in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury, has an outstanding reputation as one of the country’s leading independent schools. 

The King’s family, which includes The Junior King’s School, will in September 2018 open its first purely International College in purpose-built accommodation in Canterbury. The College will teach up to 80 international students in Years 7-11 with the aim of sending them successfully onwards for the Sixth Form, GCSEs or 13+ entrance. Its students and staff will benefit from being a new and innovative part of this historical institution.    

Applications are invited for the position of a residential Nurse Matron. The starting date will be 1st September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to establish the College within both the King’s tradition and the global community. 

The Nurse Matron will play an integral role in the College's pastoral team.  We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate who is experienced in the pastoral care and support of young people. The ideal candidates will also have energy, an enthusiastic approach to life, a desire to contribute to the creation of a happy and stable environment for the boarders in their care, and a good sense of humour.  

A willingness to participate in training would be required. A full driving licence would be preferred.

Applications, including a CV and personal statement, should be addressed to the International Director, Mr Geoff Cocksworth, and be submitted online at:  

If you have any difficulties applying, please contact the HR Department: 01227 595733.

Closing date: 12 pm on Friday, 23rd February 2018.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The King's School, Canterbury is an educational charity - Registration No: 307942.

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More about The King's School Canterbury
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: The King's School, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2ES, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1227 595501
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THE KING’S SCHOOL, CANTERBURY is a leading independent co-educational boarding school, situated in the heart of the historic Cathedral city of Canterbury in Kent. 

The precincts of Canterbury Cathedral are part of a world heritage site, a centre...