Williamsburg Northside Schools- School Nurse for Nursery- 5th Grade
Williamsburg Northside Schools seeks an experienced School Nurse for our program for the upcoming school year. This position aims to meet the physical needs of students by promoting and providing healthy practices for students and families in our 3 divisions. Williamsburg Northside is a Reggio Emilia inspired educational community serving children from 3 months- Grade 5 (Middle School Division to open in the fall of 2018). New staff members join a team of dedicated educators and passionate children and families.
The ideal candidate will:
Maintain a safe and healthy environment by enforcing organization standards and legal regulations
Evaluate health status by conducting individual examinations and assessments when necessary
Treat medical problems by rendering first aid, stabilizing ill or injured persons, and arranging for emergency treatment if necessary
Promote health care by publicizing health issues and preventive measures, providing information and resources, and presenting at program orientations
Maintain student confidence by keeping information confidential
Maintain supply inventory by checking stock, anticipating needs, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt, and distributing materials as needed
Set up and complete immunization and medical record keeping and reporting as needed
Administer authorized medications to children when necessary.
Develop student health program by identifying and coordinating requirements with administrators and physicians, adhering to and enforcing school policy, conferring with community agencies, families, teachers, and students
Possess positive management skills
Be able to meet the diverse needs of all of our students
Maintain a beautiful and welcoming space
Be able to collaborate with colleagues
Be able to collaborate with parents
Take pride in professional, polished written and verbal communication
Be flexible and posses a sense of humor
All children are strong, capable individuals. Guided by this understanding, we at Williamsburg Northside welcome families into beautiful and flexible environments where children engage in independent and collaborative investigations. Our teaching community builds a unique curriculum from the children’s interests, their experiences with one another and the world in which they live. We honor authentic expression and diversity as we cultivate compassionate citizens who find joy in learning.