Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4073324 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 3, 2022 Starting Date: November 18, 2022

Job Description
The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy.

1:1 Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

This position will be assigned to one school to work with one student at school level.

Job Description

The certified nursing assistant (CNA) will work 1:1 with an assigned student. The main role is to provide basic ADL care services to support a student(s) throughout their school day in accordance with a student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP). The CNA will assist the students in activities of daily living as well as support them in class activities in the school setting.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•Work 1:1 with assigned students to support him/her in the school setting
•Assist the student with all activities of daily living required in the school setting
•Work collaboratively with the school nurse to support the student’s health care needs
•Follow assigned student’s health care plan
•Assist student with transfers from wheelchair to changing table or toilet
•Support student with toileting needs
•Assist school nurse with tube feedings (if necessary)
•Follow specific student feeding plan
•Support the student in class lessons/activities
•Work collaboratively and follow directions from the student’s teachers, therapists and related service providers
•Carryover taught skills from OT, PT, and speech-language throughout the student’s school day

Qualifications and Skills:

•CNA license
•CPR & First Aid certified
•Experience working with children preferred
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Strong observation skills
•Ability to follow schedule, plans and protocol
•Time management and organizational skills
•Empathy and compassion

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Chelmsford Public Schools!

Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
MA CNA license and CPR and First Aid Certification is required.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Amy Reese, Director of Student Support Services
    230 North Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978 251 5100
    Fax: 978-251-5110
    Email: Reesea@chelmsford.k12.ma.us