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Job Details
Job ID: 80194 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: April 22, 2014 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
School Year 2013-2014
Part-time (32.5 hours per week)

Montgomery County Public Schools is accepting applications on an on-going basis for School Nurse positions that may become available within our division. The school nurse will assist the School Health Coordinator in the organization, administration, and implementation of school health services and will function as a contributing member of the school health team.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Montgomery County Public Schools is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability and/or age in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact the Director of Human Resources at 750 Imperial Street, Christiansburg, VA, 24073, telephone 540-382-5100.

For information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and usable by disabled persons, contact the Director of Facilities at 540-382-5141.

Montgomery County Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs and activities for reasons of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, disability, age, or on any other basis prohibited by law. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:
Director of Human Resources and Director of Secondary Education
750 Imperial Street SE, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Job Requirements

• Completion of the educational and training requirements for certification as a registered nurse
• Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Virginia
• Graduate of an accredited nursing program
• Current certification in CPR
• Dependability and punctuality required


• Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN)
• One year of recent nursing experience
• Previous experience in public health or general nursing; preferably in school nursing or community health nursing with children

SALARY: $23.18 per hours; contract not to exceed 200 days for the 2013-2014 school year
  • Postgraduate Certificate degree preferred

  • Application Instructions
    Thank you for your interest in employment with Montgomery County Public Schools, Virginia.

    Montgomery County Public Schools does not require applicants to enter or have transcripts verified by SchoolSpring. You may mail a copy of your transcripts to MCPS. Please note that an official copy of your transcripts will be required if you are offered a position with MCPS.

    When completing your application, please include all previous work experience including work experience with Montgomery County Public Schools.

    You will be required to answer the questions listed below when you apply to this job posting. Please review these questions before you apply so that you may prepare your answers accordingly. Do not cut and paste these questions into your application. The questions will appear when you apply to the job posting.

    Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    1. Do you have a family member who serves as the Division Superintendent or as a School Board member: If yes, please identify by name.

    2. Do you have a family member (defined as father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, son, daughter, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law or brother-in-law) who is employed with MCPS? If yes, please identify by name and list the school or department where they work.

    3. Have you ever been involuntarily terminated from employment or resigned in lieu of termination? If yes, please explain stating the name of the employer, the date of termination or resignation, and the reason for the separation.

    4. Do you have any physical condition(s) which may limit your ability to perform the particular job for which you are applying? If yes, please indicate what accommodation is needed.

    5. If hired by MCPS, I understand that my contract will be withdrawn if I knowingly and willfully procure, sell, or administer anabolic steroids or cause such drugs to be procured, sold, or administered to a student, or if I fail to report the use of such drugs by a student to a school administrator as required by the Code of Virginia 54.1-3401

    6. I understand that by applying to MCPS I am giving my permission to solicit information from the State Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry from each state that I have resided in during the past five years.

    7. For purposes of compliance with Section 40.1-11.1 of the Code of Virginia, entitled "Employment of Illegal Immigrants," are you legally eligible for employment in the United States?

    8. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

    9. I hereby certify that all statements are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that if employed, the terms of the contract are subject to change should the information provided be inaccurate or not officially verifiable.

    10. I hereby authorize the Office of Personnel to conduct work history, personal references, or police record inquiries and waive the right to hold liable those persons for providing any requested information. It is understood that such information is to be absolutely privileged, confidential, and used only in determining my qualifications for employment and assignment.

    11. I agree that any willful omission or falsification of material facts in this application, which would ordinarily be used as a basis for not hiring me, will constitute sufficient reason for immediate dismissal. I understand that unless this application is completed in detail, it may not be considered.

    12. Please indicate the level you are physically able to lift repeatedly:
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Up to 20 pounds
    - Up to 30 pounds
    - Up to 40 pounds
    - Up to 50 pounds
    - None of the above

    13. Have you ever been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude (i.e. lying, cheating, or stealing) or any offense involving the sexual molestation, physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child? If yes, please include an explanation.
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No

    14. Have you ever been charged and found guilty of child abuse and/or neglect? If yes, please include an explanation.
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No

    15. Are any criminal charges or proceedings pending against you? If yes, please include an explanation.
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No

    16. Have you ever been charged with or convicted of the possession, sale, use, and/or distribution of any illegal substance? If yes, please include an explanation.
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No

    17. Please indicate your skills below. Please check all that apply.
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - Ability to assist students with safe and orderly behavior in all school environments
    - Ability to be dependable and punctual
    - Ability to maintain an unquestionable degree of confidentiality
    - Ability to multi-task, work with interruptions, and work under pressure
    - Ability to read, comprehend, and complete forms/paperwork
    - Ability to understand and follow verbal/written communication
    - Ability to work flexible hours as required
    - Ability to work independently while consistently demonstrating a professional level of reliability
    - Demonstrate mature and responsible decision making skills

    18. Are you interested in (please check all that apply):
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - Part time employment
    - Full time employment
    - Temporary employment
    - Substitute employment
    - Any of the above

    19. Indicate the highest level of education completed (please check all that apply):
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - High School Diploma or GED
    - Associate's Degree
    - Bachelor's Degree
    - Master's Degree
    - Ed.D or Ph.D.
    - Completion of 48 Semester Hours of College
    - Completion of 60 Semester Hours of College
    - None of the above

    20. Please indicate your skills below. Check all that apply:
    Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
    - A valid and current VQAS Level II (transliterating or interpreting) or equivalent
    - Ability to clearly observe & hear vehicle & pedestrian traffic at acceptable distances
    - Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and school administrators
    - Ability to learn to operate and maintain a wide variety of instructional equipment
    - Ability to respond to emergencies in support of students and school operations
    - Ability to support school functions and community activities
    - Certificate of Approved Interpreter Training Program
    - Certification from Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
    - Certified by the Occupational Therapy Certification Board (OTCB)
    - Completion of an Occupational Therapy Assistant program

    21. Additional Information
    Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Human Resources Department
    750 Imperial Street, SE
    Christianburg, Virginia 24073
    Phone: 540.382.5100
    Fax: 540.394.4446
    Email: click here

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