School Nurse, Richmond, London

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Falcons Preparatory School for BoysRichmond, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role   

The role is focused on supporting the student’s health and well-being to ensure they can participate fully in an active school life. These responsibilities also extend to the staff’s welfare and medical needs whilst at school. The medical room is expected to be kept to a high standard to enable delivery of safe care. 

The person appointed will play a significant part in Falcons strong and committed pastoral programme and will be line managed by the Head of Pastoral Care and they will work closely and professionally together.  

The School Nurse appointed will be experienced, computer literate, medically fit, have the ability to understand school protocols and policies, and be willing to make a full contribution to school life. S/he must have a good working knowledge of child protection issues and safeguarding and will be offered the appropriate training as s/he will be working with the Designated Safeguarding Lead on related matters. S/he must be friendly, approachable, discrete and supportive. It is a role which requires excellent communication skills and a high level of commitment and enthusiasm.  

The successful candidate will be a registered nurse with a current valid NMC registration. S/he must be friendly, approachable, discrete and supportive.  T

he role is a part time and term time only role. Working hours can be flexible, depending on personal commitments.  

Closing date: 3rd June 2018  

To apply, please complete an online application on the Alpha Plus careers portal. 

The School   

We ensure that every boy at Falcons has a happy and fulfilling experience whilst at school. Above all, we encourage academic endeavour and that each boy strives, gives of his best, and achieves his goals. We place equal importance on his social, moral and cultural growth.  

At all times the boys are expected to uphold the ethos of the school in a positive manner and are proud ambassadors; not only on campus but when representing Falcons at outside events, activities and fixtures. We foster a desire to learn by offering a curriculum that has breadth, balance and challenge.  

At Falcons we maintain high expectations and place a strong emphasis on acknowledging the positive ways in which the boys conduct themselves and interact with others. Trust, honesty, good manners, a hardworking attitude and respect for the environment and above all, each other, are intrinsic in all that we teach.                              

We place great emphasis on the strength of our community and the boys being considerate, courteous and tolerant of the needs of others. In this environment they have the opportunity to grow academically, on the sports field, artistically, on stage, and to take leadership responsibilities in many different areas. Life at Falcons Preparatory School is a unique experience.  

Alpha Plus   

Falcons Boys is part of the Alpha Plus Group. Alpha Plus is a values-led organisation that prides itself on its high expectations of all involved in the education process.  At Alpha Plus schools and colleges we offer rewarding careers.  

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job location

More about Falcons Preparatory School for Boys
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Address: 41 Kew Foot Road, Richmond, London, TW9 2SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8948 9490
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The Falcons Preparatory School for Boys is located in Richmond. 

The school is part of the Alpha Plus Group which owns 15 independent schools in London and 5 schools outside of the capital.