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This job expired on 26 May 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£49,083.00 - £52,116.00 Annually (FTE) APTEC Scale PO5 (points 38 – 41) depending on experience - pro rota = £25,677 to £27,264 for 3 days (term time only) - 4 days will be considered

School Nurse job summary

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ which places inclusion and well-being at its heart. We currently have two schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, and Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Following the success of our first ever Ofsted inspection at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, we are looking for dedicated staff that will join us on our journey in delivering an outstanding education for all our students. By joining us, you will play a vital role in supporting our girls to grow as women whose voices are heard and respected. Through this, we hope that they will become influential mothers, sisters, carers, friends and, ultimately, successful and happy members of society.

As a school community and Trust, we place significant value on our professional working relationships with others. Therefore, we are looking for individuals who will be committed to forming strong relationships with other colleagues and stakeholders so that we can be united in achieving our shared vision and goals.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls is looking to appoint a School Nurse who will play a pivotal role in the well-being of our students. Unlike many nursing positions, there are no regular nights or weekends, allowing you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide essential healthcare services to students within the school community
  • Assess and treat minor injuries and illnesses
  • Administer prescribed medications and maintain accurate records
  • Support students with ongoing medical conditions and allergies
  • Collaborate with parents, teachers and external healthcare professionals as required
  • Promote health and well-being through education and preventative measures
  • Contribute to the school’s safeguarding efforts

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse (adult or child qualification)
  • Current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration.
  • Previous experience in a school or paediatric nursing setting is desirable but not essential.
  • A caring and empathetic nature with a passion for promoting health and well-being.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of confidentiality and professionalism.

As a member of PolyMAT staff, we can offer you:

  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Access to apprenticeship training
  • Excellent professional development
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals
  • Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Excellent catering facilities
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Secure on-site parking
  • Free daily coffee for staff
  • A healthy work-life balance with no regular nights or weekends

PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

The school is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

In accordance with changes to the KCSIE 2022 legislation shortlisted candidates will be subject to a social media check.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 May. Interviews will be scheduled to take place shortly after.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application. The closing date will be brought forward in the event that the post is filled.

Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
943 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel . Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational.

Following the success of our first ever Ofsted inspection at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, we are looking for dedicated teachers that will join us on our journey in delivering an outstanding education for all our students. By joining us, you will play a vital role in supporting our girls to grow as women whose voices are heard and respected. Through this, we hope that they will become influential mothers, sisters, carers, friends and, ultimately, successful and happy members of society.

As a school community and Trust, we place significant value on our professional working relationships with others. Therefore, we are looking for individuals who will be committed to forming strong relationships with other colleagues and stakeholders so that we can be united in achieving our shared vision and goals.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported.

Working for PolyMAT may also present the unique opportunity for staff to teach across both schools and for candidates to join our recruitment pool for further openings.

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