School Nurse - Prep

Boys (3- 18)
Girls (3- 18)
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
Caterham School

We are seeking a dedicated, caring professional (general or peadiatric registered) nurse to join our team, with a primary focus on caring for pupils in the Prep School. This role could be worked as a job share, part-time or in a full time capacity.

The School

Caterham Prep School is an IAPS co-educational day school that is an integral part of Caterham School. At the Prep School we cater for children from three to eleven years of age. Most of our pupils go on to join our Senior School, which in turn caters for pupils from eleven to eighteen years of age.

Caterham Prep School challenges all its pupils to exceed their suggested potential in their class work. We also place a high emphasis on the importance of participation and effort in co-curricular activities. Equally significant are the high standards of behaviour and care for others that we encourage and expect from our pupils. Learning at Caterham School is an exciting adventure, full of opportunities for personal development, achievement and enjoyment. We believe that all of our pupils can be successful in an environment which is caring, optimistic and encouraging. Our results are testament to the uniquely supportive environment that is Caterham’s hallmark.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and caring professional nurse to join the Health Centre team, with a primary focus on caring for pupils in the Prep School. You will be a general or paediatric registered nurse. The aim of this role is to support pupils’ health and wellbeing providing care to the 300 pupils aged between 3 and 11 in our Prep School. With time also spent caring for boarders and other senior school pupils in our Health Centre.

This role could be worked as a job share, part-time or in a full time capacity. The hours available are Monday to Friday during term time, between 8:00am and 4:30pm. Please state your preference of full/part time on your application. This is an exciting time to join our caring, professional team enriching the lives of our pupils with focused and responsive care.

The Benefits

Caterham provides a competitive remuneration package and also offers:

  • A highly successful 3 to 18, co-educational, day and boarding environment providing a wealth of experience
  • A comprehensive induction programme with a range of personal development opportunities including outreach with partner schools
  • Superb sporting, arts, outdoor learning and co-curricular facilities
  • Excellent pastoral care
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Counselling and Legal advice service
  • Subsidised sports centre membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fee remission (subject to admissions entrance criteria)


Full information is available in the applicant information pack in the document section below. We encourage early applications as they will be reviewed as they are received. The School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

Please complete an application form available on our website, link below in the 'further information' section.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: Surrey
  • Term: Full-time,Part-time,Term Time
  • Closing Date: 31 October 2021
  • Salary: Band 6 on the NHS Agenda for Change pay scale


School Details

  • Address: Harestone Valley Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6YA
  • Boys' Boarding: 100 (11- 18)
  • Girls' Boarding: 50 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 1250 (300 in Sixth Form)