Wayland Public Schools

Wayland, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3424352
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 7, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The One-to-One School Nurse or Nursing Assistant provides health services to a specific student in the Wayland Public Schools to implement a health care plan and provide routine and emergency care. The One-to-One School Nurse or Nursing Assistant also provides services as a special education teacher assistant. The Substitute One-to-One School Nurse or Nursing Assistant would be called in on an as-needed basis.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:
1.Provides all the student’s nursing services, administers prescribed medications, and ensures all medical needs are met, including personal care;
2. Maintains accurate records regarding student health issues and completes and files reports as required, to include recording all interventions, medications, and updating of the health care plan;
3.Assesses, evaluates, and refers student health issues, as appropriate, to parents and medical professionals by interacting tactfully and effectively to convey medical information when necessary to parents, school, departmental staff, supervisors, and officials;
4.Provides routine and emergency health care specific to the student within the scope of state laws and per medical orders;
5.Assumes responsibilities of special education teacher assistant for the student within the classroom environment, working with the student and staff towards meeting the goals of the student’s IEP;
6.Attends IEP and/or 504 meetings for the student;
7.Communicates frequently with student, parents, and department personnel, primarily through personal discussion involving routine to complex information;
8.Works independently to complete assigned tasks according to a prescribed time schedule, exercises good judgment and initiative, and refers more difficult issues or situations to the appropriate supervisor through consultation with school personnel, parents, and the Town’s School Nurse Leader, as appropriate.

Terms of Employment:
1.Works under the supervision of the school principal;
2.As necessary, may be required to work outside of normal school hours to accommodate school functions;
3.Salary commensurate with experience.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute: Paraprofessional
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Student Services > School Nurse
  • Employer Description

    The Wayland Schools have long enjoyed a reputation for excellence. A relatively small system of just over 2,700 students, the schools include one High School (9-12), one Middle School (6-8), and three elementary schools: Claypit Hill (K-5), Happy Hollow (K-5), and Loker (K-5). The school system administration includes a Superintendent of Schools, an Assistant Superintendent of Schools, a Director of Finance and Operations, a Director of Technology, a Director of Student Services, and an Assistant Director of Student Services. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    Systemwide positions are those which may involve assignment in several or all of our other locations. As an example, the Athletic Director position is systemwide. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wayland Public Schools 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.

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum qualifications:
      1.Current certification in CPR and first aid;
      2.A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a school, pediatric, or comparable nursing setting;
      3.Medical knowledge relevant to scope of nursing or nursing assistant responsibilities, including familiarity with respiratory needs;
      4.Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, strong interpersonal skills, and ability work well a part of a team;
      5.Ability to maintain confidentiality of information;
      6.Experience and skill in maintaining complete and accurate records;
      7.Ability to work under typical elementary school conditions with normal interruptions during the day from staff, students, and parents;
      8.Appreciation and joy of working with children.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Richard Whitehead , Director of Student Services
    • 41 Cochituate Road
    • Wayland, Massachusetts 01778
    • Phone: 508-358-3756
    • Fax: 508-358-7708
    • Email: click here

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