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College Nurse

Mander Portman Woodward

Kensington and Chelsea

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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2023
Apply by:
20 November 2022

Job overview

As MPW London prepares to open boarding for the first time in January 2023, we are now searching for a College Nurse. Boarding at Queens Gate House, opposite the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, will house 71 boarders from a variety of nationalities, and this role is a unique opportunity to shape the medical provision for boarding and day pupils in the College.

Working 8am-4pm during termtime with some flexibility to provide occasional evening work in lieu, our new College Nurse will be a registered nurse with some clinical experience in education or emergency care. An understanding of boarding, international students, counselling or mental health care, and an understanding of safeguarding will be of particular interest, as will the ability to lead workshops as part of our PSHE programme.

More information is available on the job description, and prospective application are welcome to email us to request an informal conversation with the Vice Principal (Boarding), John J. Taylor.

Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) London was founded in 1973 and is one of London’s best-known independent colleges. Situated in South Kensington, the college is Leading fifth- and sixth-form college offering a wide range of GCSE and A level subjects in a socially relaxed yet highly academically disciplined environment.

Renowned for exceptional university placements, outstanding accreditation and bespoke approach to education.

If you feel this role suits your next career move and you wish to join our strong team, we would love to hear from you.

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The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people 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.

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About Mander Portman Woodward

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+44 20 7835 1355

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Mander Portman Woodward London, commonly referred to as MPW, is one of a group of independent colleges providing GCSE and A-level education for 14- to 20-year-olds. The other mixed, non-denominational colleges are located in Birmingham and Cambridge.

The school was established in 1973 by Robert Woodward, Rodney Portman and Nicholas Mander, which is where MPW gets its name. In 2016, the group was sold by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Incorporated, a Los Angeles private equity firm, to the education firm Kaplan International.


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Values and Vision

Mander Portman Woodward believes in giving students as much personal attention as possible, and ensures that there are fewer than 10 students in every class. The college's mission is to work with students to turn their academic aspirations into reality.  It takes students from Year 10 and has a particularly strong reputation for its sixth-form provision. It has also forged partnerships with local higher education institutions, and considers pupil entrance to prestigious universities one of its key objectives.

Each Mander Portman Woodward student is allocated a director of studies, whose role is to monitor their general welfare and assist them in making informed choices about their next educational steps.

ISI report

“Students are very well educated and the college successfully fulfils its aims. The quality of the students’ academic achievement and progress throughout the college is excellent. The provision for and achievement of those students with SEND or EAL is excellent and the provision for able gifted and talented students is good. The academic curriculum is broad and flexible timetabling allows individual programmes of study to be developed.”

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