Wayland Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Claypit Hill School
Wayland Public Schools
Wayland, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4086941 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: January 26, 2023 Starting Date: April 1, 2023

Job Description
The School Nurse provides health services to a specific student at Claypit Hill Elementary School to implement a health care plan and provide routine and emergency care.

Specific duties 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.Attends IEP and/or 504 meetings for the student;
6.When needed, accompany the student on field trips and transportation;
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 day-to-day supervision of the school principal;
2.As necessary, may be required to work outside of normal school hours to accommodate school functions;
3.In accordance with the Pay Guidelines for Substitutes and Temporary Employees.

The responsibilities and duties listed are illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them for the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Wayland Public Schools!

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), three elementary schools -- Claypit Hill (K-5), Happy Hollow (K-5), and Loker (K-5) -- and one Preschool, The Children's Way. 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 Special Education, and an Assistant Director of Special Education. The Wayland Public Schools welcomes applications from a broad range of diverse candidates and is highly committed to the recruitment and hiring of teachers, administrators, and support staff that represent the diversity of our student population.
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, 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
Minimum qualifications: 1.Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; 2.Registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; 3.Current certification in CPR and first aid; 4.A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a school, pediatric, or comparable nursing setting; 5.Medical knowledge relevant to scope of nursing responsibilities, including familiarity with respiratory needs; 6.Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, strong interpersonal skills, and ability work well a part of a team; 7.Ability to maintain confidentiality of information; 8.Experience and skill in maintaining complete and accurate records; 9.Ability to work under typical elementary school conditions with normal interruptions during the day from staff, students, and parents; 10.Appreciation and joy of working with elementary-age children.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Emily Charton, Principal
    Adams Lane
    Wayland, Massachusetts 01778
    Phone: 508-358-3851
    Fax: 508-358-3793
    Email: Emily_Charton@waylandps.org