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School Nurse

Reports to: Dean of Students & Campus Life

Job Summary: The person holding this position is responsible for the day-to-day management of student health, caring for student medical emergencies, and serving as a liaison to the community on medical and health issues providing resources and education to students, families, and staff. Candidates should be excited to work with a diverse group of students on a residential campus.

Anticipated Schedule

  • School start-up (hiring to the end of August): 10-15 hours a week (paperwork, set-up,etc.); some work can be done evenings and weekends, and some will need to be done with faculty and staff
  • During School Year (Labor Day through mid-June): 20-30 hours per week on campus, plus on-call availability according to a schedule established with the Dean of Students & Campus Life.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direct nursing care to ill or injured students during the school day.
  • Administer medications and manage chronic illness with individually-developed student care plans.
  • Perform nursing assessments and take appropriate steps to address student medical and health needs, working in concert with faculty/staff members caring for the student(s).
  • Serve as consultant to school personnel and parents regarding the medical and health needs of students.
  • Maintain accurate student health records in a confidential manner to provide health reports and statistical analysis, and monitor students with health problems or concerns.
  • Maintain accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, prescription orders, and other medical conditions:
  • VA Diabetes Medical Management Plan
    • Asthma Action Plan
    • Allergy Action Plan
    • Seizure Action Plan
    • All staff training up to date
      • First Aid certifications
      • Epi-pen use training
      • Medication Administration Training
  • Work closely with the Director of Wellness and Learning Support Services to monitor students in regard to mood, behavior, affect, and (as needed) medication, and then record the findings.
  • Provide short-term support for students in crisis or for staff supporting those students.
  • Ensure health and safety equipment and supplies are stocked and up to date, including AEDs and first aid kits.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local medical practices and assist in making student appointments.
  • Oversee concussion protocols.
  • Ongoing pandemic health needs may include:
    • Liaise with VDH as needed
    • Attend webinars and stay up-to-date on trends and best practices with National School Nurses Assoc., VAIS and CSDV
    • Monitor data and trends in the region and report to Dean of Students & Campus Life as needed
    • Monitor implementation of protocols and make recommendations for updates
    • Implement a response plan in case of a positive test result or identification of a case

Overall

  • Supporting the school’s mission and culture
  • Adhering to the guidelines in the employee manual
  • Proactively providing parent and student communication
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Qualification Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred.
  • Certifications/Licenses: Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Professional Nurse, CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in schools or as a pediatric or emergency room nurse.
  • Specific Skills: High-level interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate to students, staff, faculty, and parents, coupled with solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational and crisis management skills, with the ability to multitask and remain calm in a demanding environment.
  • Solid health assessment skills with the ability to intervene appropriately in emergency circumstances and drive change in health programs to continually meet the needs of students and staff.
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the School, local health agencies, and other community resources.
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality within the School health office.
  • Previous experience and/or interest in boarding schools (residential life) preferred

Compensation and Benefits Information
This is a salaried position that includes benefits. The compensation is based on the anticipated schedule described earlier in this position description.

During the academic year, from late August through late May, the School Nurse will have time off during the major school breaks (Thanksgiving, Winter/Christmas, and Spring Break). Outside of the academic year, the School Nurse will not be expected to work from mid-June until the beginning of August, with exact dates and details to be determined with the Dean of Students & Campus Life.

Application Information
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Katie Martin at humanresources@stuart-hall.org.
 

Substitute Teachers

Department: Academics
Reports to:  Academic Dean 
Job Summary: Stuart Hall School seeks Substitute Teachers for grades 6-12 who understand the demands of the classroom teacher and will work closely with the Academic Dean to assist with the execution of the School’s Mission and approach to educating children. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Substitute teachers are responsible for planning and carrying out every aspect of the daily schedule, provide instruction, encouraging student progress, and managing the learning environment in the absence of the teacher.  

Position Requirements

  • Implement lesson plans prepared by the regular teacher in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate
  • Follow procedures and achieve lesson goals
  • Assign and explain tasks and homework to students in accordance with the lesson plans
  • Oversee students outside of the classroom including in the hallways, dining hall and recess
  • Address the various learning styles of students 
  • Maintain a safe and organized classroom and hallway 
  • Demonstrate professional practices in teaching
  • Support the school’s mission and culture 
  • Adhere to the guidelines in the Employee Manual
  • For long-term assignments, substitute teachers may be required to develop lesson plans; create, administer, and grade tests/assignments; participate in parent-teacher conferences; and attend school related functions. Activities may occur outside of normal school hours

Classroom Management

  • Maintain classroom control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students 
  • Provide supervision of students and the classroom environment that ensures the health, welfare, and safety of all students
  • Remain in classroom and monitor students during classroom time; supervise students in out-of-class settings (e.g., assemblies, dining room, recess) 
  • Take all reasonable precautions to protest equipment, materials, and school property
  • Report student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the Academic Dean or Dean of Students 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative professional
  • Passionate educator

Application Information
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Katie Martin at humanresources@stuart-hall.org.
 

Stuart Hall welcomes candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and learning and who will add to the diversity of our community.

Stuart Hall does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its hiring practices. The School is committed to providing an inclusive educational environment. We actively engage students, families, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our school community respects the differences in ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.