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Job details
Employer Downshall Primary School
Location Redbridge
Salary Pay Grade: LBR 4 Scale Point 18, £16,273 (£19,719 FTE)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

35 hours per week x 44.26 weeks

The school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Medical and Welfare Leader.

Downshall Primary serves a vibrant multicultural community situated within easy reach of excellent transport links to central London. At the last OFSTED inspection it was graded “good” and the school is in the top 20% of schools nationally for pupil progress. This is an exciting time to join the staff at Downshall Primary School.

Duties will include:

  • Administering Medical Care
    • Leading and overseeing the medical and welfare needs of our pupils;
    • Liaising with parents and staff on pupil medical issues;
    • Record keeping;
    • Maintaining Care Plans and Protocols where necessary;
    • Arranging visits with the Local Authority School Nurse;
  • General Office Administration
    • Reception duties from 3.30 – 5.00pm;
    • Educational Visits Coordinator ;
    • Ordering of stock and associated record keeping;
    • Typing;
    • Organising and preparing meeting venues ;
    • Minute taking;
    • Photocopying.

A First Aid qualification and/or nursing/medical experience would be an advantage.

We sincerely hope that candidates will take the time to visit our school and have a firsthand experience of our friendly and welcoming pupils in our positive learning environment. To arrange a visit please contact the school office.

Initially the post will be offered on a fixed term contract until July 2017, subject to annual review.

An application pack is available to download from our school website

Completed applications can either be emailed to , stating Medical and Welfare Leader in the subject field or posted to the above address.

Downshall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

Downshall is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity.

The Closing date for applications is Friday 9th December 2016 at 9.00am.

Downshall Primary School
Meads Lane,
Seven Kings,
Essex IG3 8UG
(020) 8590 2157
Headteacher- Mr. I Bennett