Job Description

Permanent – Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified professional Lead Nurse to join our nursing team in our dedicated Health & Wellbeing Centre in January 2024. The Health and Well-Being Centre provides medical, well-being, counselling, and pastoral support services to our student community at Prior Park College and potentially at The Paragon School. There are approximately 150 boarders and 450 day students at Prior Park College and 260 day pupils at The Paragon.

We are inviting applications for a permanent School Nurse position, full time to work predominately term time for 41 weeks per year.

The post holder will play a key role in the proactive provision of health care at Prior Park College and The Paragon School. The successful applicant will provide all-encompassing, high-quality, and effective health care during school term time working hours between Monday to Sunday on a rota basis to include some evenings.

This position would suit an ambitious and driven individual with appropriate qualifications and registrations (RGN/RN Child; NMC) and excellent professional standards. School nursing experience and a good understanding of adolescents and the boarding environment would also be advantageous.

We offer excellent working conditions in beautiful surroundings with an attractive rewards package. Salary commensurate with experience, likely to be between £38-44k FTE per annum.

Prior Park Schools are a family of Christian schools comprising Prior Park College (Bath), The Paragon Junior School (Bath) and Prior Park School Gibraltar.

The Schools’ Mission is to steward a thriving family of communities with love for the young people they serve at their heart. These vibrant communities cultivate creativity, foster integrity, and transform lives.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Interviewing on receipt of successful application.

To apply for a position with Prior Park Educational Trust, we ask that the candidates complete an application form, available from our website:

For further details, or to arrange a visits to Prior Park College Medical Centre or a telephone conversation with our nursing team ahead of application/interview, please contact Emma in HR on 01225 835353 or