Full Time Summer Program Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Cambridge Friends School, Cambridge, MA

Accredited by AISNE and FCE

Cambridge Friends School is seeking applicants for an 8-week salaried Summer Program Nurse position. The program start date is June 28, 2021 and will end on August 20, 2021. Program Teachers will also participate in training on June 25, 2021 and a closing day on August 23, 2020. Program hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Employment will hinge on local and government regulations as related to COVID-19 as well as necessary student registration.

Cambridge Friends School is dedicated to providing an outstanding education guided by Quaker principles. We engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. The School’s strength is its Quaker mission and the tremendous passion educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the School.

The successful candidate should work well in a team of teachers to create a warm and dynamic classroom environment. This individual is responsible for managing the systems that serve and support the students enrolled in the CFS Summer Program. The Program Nurse will work to ensure the physical well-being of the children, ensure sanitary practice as related to COVID-19, maintain regular communication with parents, and contribute to the effective operation of the overall Summer Programs. Employees will complete daily tasks as assigned, follow policies and procedures of CFS as they relate to Summer Programs, attend weekly staff meetings, support the taking of daily attendance, and respect confidentiality of CFS Summer Program students and families.

The successful candidate will use pre-program and prep time to plan both long and short-range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, making sure to support developmentally appropriate practice as well as program goals. They will also support the creation of a classroom environment that will serve children with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and family constellations.

Candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Be a registered nurse
  • At least 1-3 years experience working with children
  • Familiarity with program development and implementation
  • Commitment to collaborating and working as part of a larger Summer Program team
  • Commitment to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, antiracist, antihomophobic, and equitable learning environment for all students
  • Maintain an organized nurse station
  • Solve problems creatively with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be flexible and comfortable with shifts in planning and on-the-go thinking

It is Cambridge Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, pregnancy, identity, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law. It is the intent and resolve of Cambridge Friends School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity.

This equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and retirement. Subject to the provisions of applicable law, Cambridge Friends School will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental disabilities of a qualified individual with a disability who is able to perform the essential functions of a job with such reasonable accommodation, unless to do so would cause an undue hardship on the operation of the School.

We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the school community. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of educational philosophy, resume, and references to: Cambridge Friends School, Patrick Clapper, 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140, via fax at 617.876.1815 or send to CFSsummer@cambridgefriendsschool.org with Summer Program Nurse in the subject line.