Pension scheme
Employee discount club
Discounted school fees

School Nurse

Salary £36,928.00 per annum - equivalent to £27,364.60 pro rata
Location South Croydon
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Part-Time 34 hours, Term-Time Only (36 weeks including Inset Training Days) plus One Week

Salary Range: Scale 30 - £36,928.00 per annum - £27,364.60 pro rata


Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi-boarding pupils.  It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey, and the south coast.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered General Nurse (RGN) with excellent communication skills and at least two years’ post registration experience to join the Medical Team. 

The Medical Centre is managed by the Senior School Nurse and the team comprises of four School Nurses, a number of Bank Nurses, with a dedicated Medical Administrator/First Aider. The Medical Centre is supported with its G.P and Sports Clinics by Meliora Medical Group who run clinics at the Medical Centre weekly, they also support the Sports department on a Saturday at School matches. The School Nurses have responsibility for the health and welfare of pupils and staff with emphasis on the School Boarding Community. The Medical Centre is integral to the School Community and the School Nurses are expected to proactively manage effective health promotion within the community by communicating with pupils, pastoral and academic staff).  Applicants will ideally have worked as a School Nurse, Practice Nurse or in an Accident and Emergency Department.

You will be required to work Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8.00am - 5.30pm (8.5 hours per day) with a 1-hour unpaid lunch break. 

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym, membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail .

Applications will be reviewed daily, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.





For more than 400 years, Whitgift has been transforming boys’ lives through education.

Whitgift 2025 was created as a result of the input and imagination of staff and students and the next few years will represent an exciting time of evolution for the school, both in terms of our site development plan and the educational partnerships we are embarking on. 

Pension scheme

Employee discount club

Discounted school fees

Health cash plan

Maternity pay

Season ticket loan

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