Learning Prep School

W. Newton, Massachusetts

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Located in West Newton, Learning Prep School is an innovative and unique non-profit school for students with significant and diverse language and learning challenges. Our students face a broad range of learning disabilities, including language-based, nonverbal, and executive functioning disabilities. Understanding that language skills are the basis for all learning, LPS's unique curriculum integrates teaching of language skills in all subjects. LPS strives to provide specialized instruction in an inspiring, warm, supportive, and emotionally safe environment. Founded in 1970, LPS is the largest independent school serving students with disabilities from across the state. Be part of a dynamic community at Learning Prep School in West Newton, MA and make a difference in the lives of our students.

1. Provide emergency medical care to students and staff of the summer program.
2. Counsel and/or educate students concerning medical issues.
3. Conduct informal evaluations of medical conditions and develop accurate medical summaries on each student as necessary.
4. Administer and/or supervise the administration of prescription medicine to students.
5. Set up first aid bag and medication for students going on field trips following policies and procedures in addition to reviewing with the trained delegated staff persons.
6. Participate as a member of the summer school team for all students in need of nursing services.
7. Participate in summer staff meetings as appropriate.
8. Consult with summer school staff in assessing and providing student support.
9. Establish and maintain appropriate data and record keeping, reporting formats, and procedures, to include yearly physicals and immunizations.
10. Complete necessary medication administration forms for students receiving medication while on field trips with parent approval.
11. Serve as a resource to other staff during medical/health related issues.
12. Consult with summer school staff and parents concerning medical health related issues.

LPS is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our unique school please visit
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Learning Prep School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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