Summer Fields

Job vacancy details

Head Sister

Location: Oxford OX2 7EN

Salary: Competitive

Working Pattern: PermanentFull time

Closing date: 29 September 2017


Summer Fields is one of the premier boys’ prep schools in the country, situated in 70 acres of superb grounds in North Oxford. The school enjoys an outstanding academic and pastoral reputation, and is extremely well resourced.

We are looking to recruit a Head Sister to oversee the management and strategic development of our Medical Centre. This is a key role within the school and the ideal candidate will have substantial experience of managing a small team and of change management. Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to relate to, communicate with and care for boys are essential qualities for this role. The successful candidate will be a registered nurse with experience in primary care and the treatment of minor injuries and minor illnesses. Experience of boarding school nursing or children's nursing would be an advantage.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a prestigious independent school in a beautiful location in Summertown. Benefits include a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, an employee assistance programme, free parking and access to a childcare voucher scheme.

Full details are available on our website: or from the HR Manager on 01865 459238.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29 September 2017

Summer Fields is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Boarding and day preparatory school for 235 boys aged 8 - 13 years.

To Apply:

Summer Fields
Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN
Tel: 01865 459238