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Senior School Nurse
The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job reference: 011641

Location: The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Closing date: 01/08/2021

Department: Operations

Senior School Nurse

The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an outstanding Senior School Nurse to join a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

The Senior School Nurse will oversee the team of nurses and the management of the school clinic.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring excellent front line and emergency care for students, aged 3-18 years
  • Providing clinical supervision, advice and support to colleagues within the clinic team
  • Maintaining effective communication with parents, students and staff
  • Procurement of equipment and medical supplies for the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of the clinic
  • Working alongside teaching staff to enable high quality health education for all students

You will be expected to support and coordinate first-aid provisions for planned activities within the school and take a lead on training staff in first aid and other health-related initiatives.

You will also have responsibility for budget and cash-flow reporting within the school clinic, maintaining students’ confidential medical records and ensuring full compliance with HAAD (Health Authority of Abu Dhabi) regulations and school policies.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience;

  • BSc in Nursing recognised and approved by the UAE Ministry of Health
  • Relevant nursing and paediatric clinical time
  • HAAD School Nurse license
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Previous management and operations experience
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of which operates with a highly motivated team of teaching and administrative professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1700 young people from more than 90 nationalities.  The school was originally opened in 2009 and is now widely recognised as one of the leading schools in the Middle East. To learn more about our school, please visit

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 73 international schools in 29 countries, providing outstanding education to approximately 66,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager.

Interviews will be conducted via videocall in the first instance.

Start date will be late August 2021.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.


The closing date for this job has now passed.