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Assistant School Medical Officer

Salary Grade: Scale 5 Points 12 - 17

Salary Range: £22,571 - £24,920 Pro Rata Actual starting salary - £19,467.48

37 hours per week term time only 

8.00-4.00pm Monday-Thursday & 8.00-3.30pm Friday

Varndean School requires an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding Assistant School Medical Officer with a passion for care to support in our already established Medical Room. 

The Medical Room is a busy and productive area of the school. It requires someone with the flexibility to deal with first aid requirements, liaise with the wider healthcare community and supervise routine preventative programmes targeted at children whilst also supporting the lead Medical Officer in their role. 

This is a position for a fully trained first aider. If you do not already have this qualification, full training will be provided. 

To arrange an informal discussion or if you would like to find out more information about this role please contact us on

If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and email it, with a covering letter, to Lynn Hill on The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of this date if appropriate.  

The closing date is 9am on Friday 1st July 2022

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.