May 11, 2020

School Nurse

  • TrulyHired
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Mission & Vision

Valor Public Schools creates the highest quality K-12 tuition-free charter schools, educating the whole person for authentic freedom and a full human life. We will be launching our first school in Austin, TX in August of 2018. Valor's educational vision is grounded in the classical tradition, which identifies wisdom and virtue as the ultimate goals of education. We believe that every student has a desire for knowledge and a capacity for excellence. In all facets of school life, we inspire students to seek what is true, good, and beautiful, cultivating their natural sense of wonder. Valor also draws upon the best of contemporary educational practices that complement its classical vision.

Valor students will read and discuss the Great Books, take advanced math and science courses (STEM), study Latin, engage in community service, explore the fine arts, and have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular clubs and competitive athletics. In the classroom, an emphasis is placed on Socratic, inquiry-based teaching approaches. In addition to rigorous academics, Valor is committed to building a transformative school culture filled with joy, respect, and deep engagement. Valor's teachers and school leaders inspire students to pursue excellence in all areas of their lives and reach their fullest potential.

What We Stand For
  • Wisdom and Virtue
  • Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
  • Human Dignity
  • Wonder and Inquiry
  • Friendship and Community
  • Attentiveness and Presence
  • Honest, Open Communication
  • Continuous Learning and Growth
Valor Hiring Profile
  • Mission & vision alignment
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Strength of character
  • Love of learning
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Humility & receptivity to coaching
  • Practical wisdom
  • Aptitude/fit for working with students
  • Classroom leadership capacity
  • Commitment to collaboration and team unity
  • Strong work ethic and an enthusiastic, positive attitude
Position Description

The School Nurse is responsible for the following:
  • Ensures school compliance with all health-related protocols and guidelines
  • Assesses health needs of students at school and provides care and first-aid to students as needed
  • Coordinates and records all required screening processes
  • Assists in the development of health-related 504 plans as needed
  • Provides medical-related orientation and procedures to school staff as needed
  • Maintains protocols regarding blood-borne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials
  • Maintains and updates all immunization documentation and other student medical records
  • Communicates in a timely, professional, and effective manner with parents regarding all health matters
  • Develops and maintains all health related procedures for school in compliance with state guidelines
Key skills and attributes for the Nurse include:
  • Certification as a CNA or LVN required; RN is preferred
  • Desire to work with children in a school environment

Start Date: July 2020

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Student Services > School Nurse
Contact Information
  • Steve Gordon
  • 1144 Airport Blvd #260
  • Austin, Texas 78702

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