Extended School Year
Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4244921 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 5, 2023 Starting Date: July 5, 2023

Job Description
Extended School Year Special Education Summer Program - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Program Dates: July 10 - August 10, 2023
Hours: 7:45 AM - 12:15 PM (may extend to 1:15)
Monday - Thursday (no programming on Fridays)

Job Description:

The certified nursing assistant (CNA) will primarily 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 may also assist other students in the classroom as well. The CNA will assist students in activities of daily living as well as support them in class activities in the school setting.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•Primarily work 1:1 with an assigned student as support in the school setting, but may assist other students as needed
•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
Salary: $20.65 to $23.90 Per Hour

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 Matson, Assistant Director of Student Services
    230 North Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978 251 5100
    Email: matsona@chelmsford.k12.ma.us