Westfield Public Schools
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Summer School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4184219 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 17, 2023 Starting Date: June 14, 2023

Job Description
Westfield Public SchoolsMarch 15, 2023

Applications will be accepted for a Nurse in the Westfield Public Schools for the Summer EDventure Program. This program is scheduled to begin July 10, 2023 and continue for four weeks, Monday –Thursday (no Friday dates) ending on August 3, 2023.

Training Dates:June 14, 2023 staff meeting, 3:30pm-4:30pm
July 6, 2023 (all staff) 8:30am-3:00pm (1/2 hour unpaid lunch)

Nurse:9:15am – 1:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Student Hours:9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Starting Date:June 14, 2023
Ending Date:August 3, 2023

POSITION: NURSE-Salary: $36.00/hour not to exceed a total of 84 hours (including 5 hours of prep time) – funded through ESSER Grant.


Licensed registered nurse
Certified as a School Nurse by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
CPR certified

Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in the United States required

REPORTS TO: Administrator of Student Interventions, Director of Accountability and Assessment, and Site Program Coordinator

Schedule and is present at all school services, including all school health services, including all physical examinations, all immunizations, vision and hearing checks, and scoliosis checks.
Maintain up to date health records.
Assume responsibility for informing faculty and staff of those students with special health problems, i.e. diabetes, cardiac, seizures etc.
Interprets the health status of a pupil to him/her, parents, and the school personnel without breaching confidentiality.
Observes students on a regular basis to determine health needs.
Update health records as needed.
Authorize the exclusion and/or re-admission of a student with contagious or infectious diseases.
Administer first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures.
Assist summer school coordinator in establishing sanitary conditions within the school.
Serve as consultant for the classroom teacher if health related lessons are needed.
Contact and visit homes of children referred by summer school coordinator where health related counseling is needed.
Maintain adequate first aid supplies at the school.
Advise on modification of the educational program to meet health needs of the individual student through the Chapter 786 process.
Assume authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
Attend committee meetings and conferences regarding health service and health curriculum.
Participate in in-service training programs.
Make formal referrals to specialists when appropriate and conduct follow-up of the referrals.
Work with community agencies when necessary.
Assist in the formation of health policies, goals, and objectives of the school department.
Will be trained to do vision and hearing and screening with the proper use of equipment.
Complete Social History for students who are transferred for Special Education Evaluation or Re-Evaluation.
Perform any duties assigned by Administrator of Student Interventions, Director of Accountability and Assessment, and Site Coordinator.

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield 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
APPLICATIONS: Will be in the form of a letter of interest and resume. Will include a copy of license Will be submitted to Human Resources, 94 North Elm Street – Suite 101, Westfield, MA
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor 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
    Christopher Rogers, Administrator of Student Interventions
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6397
    Email: c.rogers@schoolsofwestfield.org