Job Description

Required from Autumn Term 2024 (a later start date may be considered)

Salary:  Competitive and in line with agenda for change pay rates PLUS excellent benefits, including contributory pension scheme, a programme of health benefits and free gym membership

We are seeking to appoint at least one dedicated, caring and innovative health care professional to our medical team and to fulfil our goal of becoming a sector-leading medical and wellbeing centre. We are looking to appoint a Lead Practitioner as well as a medical team member.

This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional individual to build upon the strong practice already in place in the medical centre. The medical centre provides care to approximately 1500 pupils and 450 staff.   This is a term-time only role plus approximately 3-5 additional days, this includes some Saturday cover.

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Head (Pastoral), working alongside a number of other clinical staff including paramedics, nurses and physiotherapists. The post will be primarily term-time only. Ideally the Lead Practitioner would work 3 or 4 days including: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and the medical team member would work 1 or 2 days a week including Wednesday.  Normal working pattern during term-time 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a registered health care professional; a Registered General Nurse, Paediatric Nurse or Paramedic
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills and working knowledge of spreadsheets and database systems (essential)
  • Have evidence working independently (essential)
  • Have experience line managing people (Lead Practitioner role essential)
  • Have a BSc in Nursing, Paramedic Practice or Physiotherapy (essential)
  • Primary care experience GP surgery/minor injuries centre
  • Have minor injury and illness qualification
  • Have experience working as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner or similar qualification
  • Be highly competent dealing with medical emergencies and ensuring an A-E approach
  • Have ALS qualification
  • Have good knowledge of anatomy, physiology and musculoskeletal presentations
  • Be confident assessing sports injuries
  • Have knowledge of head injury assessment, specifically up to date concussion guidelines
  • Be confident with pitch side cover and willingness to be involved in school sport
  • Be confident assessing mental health conditions and good knowledge of the underlying pathologies
  • Have current Safeguarding children training to level 3
  • Have knowledge of child development
  • Have the ability to teach and participate with PSHE programmes
  • Have experience of working as a medical practitioner in the Independent Sector
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships with all staff
  • Have a desire to play an active role within the life of the school and its community
  • Be a good team player and able to work collaboratively and offer flexibility
  • Be empathetic
  • Be kind and an excellent listener
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Be well organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • Be comfortable working in a busy, reactive environment and remain calm under pressure
  • Have a personable and professional manner with a strong work ethic


King’s is one of the most successful schools in the world, with outstanding academic results, first-class pastoral care and a vibrant co-curriculum.  Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

To apply for this role, please register your details online via our website (under useful information / career opportunities).  Once you have registered your details with us, you can apply for vacancies by logging into the candidate area using your email address and chosen password.  Please include a covering letter in support of your application.


Closing date:  Thursday 16th May 2024 at 9am

Interviews:     Week commencing 20th May 2024


Interviews may be staged and we may choose to appoint at any time during the application process.

King’s is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and medical clearance. At King’s we embrace inclusion and fairness in the workplace: diversity is to be celebrated and as such we strive towards a fully immersive culture of inclusion, diversity and equality.