Westfield Public Schools
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Westfield Middle School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4219024 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 14, 2023 Starting Date: August 2, 2023

Job Description
Applications will be accepted for a Nurse in the Westfield Public Schools for the Middle School grant funded Summer Transition Program to be held at Westfield Middle School.
The program for students will begin on Monday August 7, 2023 run through Friday August 11, 2023.

Starting Date:August 2, 2023
Ending Date:August 11, 2023

Nurse Hours:8:00 am – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Student Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Monday – Friday

POSITION: NURSE-Salary: $36.00 hour with no benefits not to exceed 22 hours which includes 2 hours of preparation time.

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

REPORTS TO: Administrator of Student Interventions, Principal, and Site 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, Building Principal, and Site Coordinator.

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 201, Westfield, MA.

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Westfield Middle School!

VISION STATEMENT Westfield Middle School's vision is that all students will become critical thinkers, and prepared for their secondary education as independent and successful learners. The climate of WMS will support all students in setting high aspirations for the future and inspiring them to achieve their goals. MISSION STATEMENT Westfield Middle School will provide all students with high quality educational opportunities, and an educational climate that fosters positive relationships and mutual respect among students, staff and families. All learning experiences must be relevant to students, and focus on higher order thinking skills. Building upon these learning experiences, students will be able to generate original ideas, evaluate information, and communicate their thoughts effectively through Reading, Writing, Speaking and Reasoning. CORE VALUES The core values of the Westfield Middle School lay the foundation for the development and implementation of student-centered course offerings and co-curricular programs. Furthermore, these core values define who we are and what we are about. At Westfield Middle School, we believe that: Our primary focus is on academic achievement and equipping students with skills to be critical thinkers. All students can and will learn. To reach their fullest potential, children and adults need to have high aspirations and be inspired to achieve them. Our school climate must be child-centered, and conducive to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of middle school children. Parents/families are our partners in their children’s education. The application of current technologies will enhance teaching and learning. Learning and professional growth is an on-going process. All programs and educational services at WMS need to be aligned with our Vision, Mission, and Core Values.

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
REQUIREMENTS: Licensed registered nurse Certified as a School Nurse by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education CPR certified
  • 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
    Jesse McMillan, Principal
    30 West Silver Street
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-568-1900
    Email: jesse.mcmillan@schoolsofwestfield.org