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School Nurse (Pre-K - Grade 8) - Immediate Opening
  • Registered Nurse

Wellan Montessori School, Newton, MA

Accredited by AISNE and AMS

Wellan Montessori School is accepting applications for a School Nurse position to begin part-time June 1 and expand to full-time after Labor Day. The school nurse is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating, and documenting school health care systems and protocols in compliance with Massachusetts laws and regulations. The school nurse works closely with the administrative team and serves as a resource to the school community.

Responsibilities when working with students include conducting health screenings; dispensing medication; administering routine medical and emergency care; and communicating with parents, teachers, and administrators. Administrative duties include maintaining records; documenting student immunizations, allergies, and medications; developing individualized care plans for students with specific health needs; working with school administrators to develop health and safety policies, procedures, and professional development training for school employees.

The successful candidate will meet all minimum job requirements below; possess strong verbal, listening, and written communication skills; be highly organized, thorough, and detail-oriented; have an understanding of child development, ages 15 months to 14 years; and be able to demonstrate sound clinical judgment, sensitivity, and respect for all persons.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Master’s degree preferred
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts DESE Certification as a School Nurse or be able to obtain it
  • Current certification in CPR, AED, First Aid
  • Minimum of three years of full-time nursing experience with a concentration in pediatrics, school nursing, camp nursing, or community nursing
  • Letter of interest/cover letter, resume, and at least two references required to be considered for this position.

About Wellan Montessori School:

Wellan Montessori School is an independent, coeducational school for students age 15 months through grade 8 located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. We serve a diverse community of over 180 families from throughout the greater Boston area. Our programs are rooted in the Montessori philosophy and feature a student-centered curriculum that places a special emphasis on developing the executive function skills and habits of behavior needed for independent learning and life-long success. To learn more about Wellan’s mission and values, visit our website at wellan.org/mission.

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law.  The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.  The School's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Joseph Jolly

Title: Director of Finance, Operations, Development, HR, and Legal Affairs

Office Address: Wellan Montessori School, 80 Crescent Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone Number: 617-969-4488 ext. 3

Email Address: joe.jolly@wellan.org

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.