Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish is a new, tuition-free public charter school in Terrytown serving students in grades K-6 beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The school’s mission is to provide high-quality educational opportunities for the whole child built on the three foundational pillars: Prepared Mind, Healthy Body, and Performance Character. Students will participate in four scientifically developed physical activity sessions each week, performance character is integrated into the culture of the school, and high academic achievement is an expectation for all students.
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: Competitive Salary and Benefits – based on experience
Position Duty Days: Part-time
Minimum Qualifications Required:
- Registered Nurse with Bachelor of Science
- CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
- Registered Nurse License and Public Health Certificate (LA Board of Nursing)
- LA School Nurse License
- Bloodborne pathogen training
- Hearing and Vision Screening training
- Medication Administration Training
Characteristics of the Successful Candidate:
- Growth mindset
- Reflective practitioner
- Creative problem solver
- Willing to take risks
- Highly organized
- Effective at time management
- Seeks out professional learning
- Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/ protocols
- Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team
- Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds
- Good communicator and active listener
- Assess and support individual student health needs.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate procedures and programs to assess the health status of students with disabilities including immediate and chronic health problems.
- Collaborate with students and parent(s)/guardian(s) to develop individual health plan (IHP) for students with chronic health concerns, as needed.
- Maintain health records and a system of documentation of student health office activities, administration of medication and specialized health care procedures for students.
- Participate in the special education team, completing the health portion of special education evaluations and Individual Education Plans: identifying students with disabilities who are at risk educationally through health appraisals, health histories, records, and screening programs.
- Communicate with other health professionals, as needed, to secure proper documentation of current diagnosis and plan of care. Disseminates information to other staff members, on a need to know basis, to ensure student safety and accommodate for student needs.
- Work collaboratively with special education social worker to assists students and families in identifying and utilizing available and appropriate community resources.
- Supervise and delegate nursing functions to health service assistant.
- Initiate, update, and periodically review student health records of students with disabilities following federal, state and district policies.
- Participate in professional development training; local, regional and state meetings.
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Send resume, cover letter, a copy of certifications and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org