Summer School Nurse

Collaborative for Educational Services

Job Description

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a School Nurse to participate in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) summer program for PK-5th grade in the afternoons for the Massachusetts Migrant Education Program (MMEP). The program runs for 5 weeks starting on July 5th and will be held at Boland Elementary School in Springfield. The sessions will be from 1-4 pm Monday through Thursday and will be connected with the Springfield Public Schools’ summer school program. The nurse will maintain comprehensive health services and respond to emergency situations for the Migrant Education Program’s students.

This is you:
  • Has experience as a nurse in an educational setting
  • Has experience providing emergency care for children and youth
  • Has experience administering medication and maintaining records
  • Available 16-18 hours a week between July 5th and August 4th 

Essential Functions:
  • Deliver direct health care coverage 
  • Provide emergency care for all students on school premises in the event of injury or sudden illness
  • Medication administration to students with parent/guardian and physician consent
  • Abide by established policies and protocols for medication distribution, infectious disease, and disaster control
  • Maintain health-related materials and provide resources to teachers
  • Organize and implement training to staff relative to specific case needs; i.e. students with a bee sting allergy/epi-pen, etc.
  • Communicate with parents and guardians concerning health issues 
  • Communicate regularly with the Program Coordinator 

Minimum Qualifications*:
  • Registered Nurse with valid Massachusetts License; Experience working in school setting preferred 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field (B.S.N. preferred)
  • Certification in CPR, First Aid
  • Are able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) screening 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • DESE/DEEC Certification

Compensation Range: $54//hour

Terms of Employment: This position is 16-18 hours a week from July 5th to August 4th plus training at the end of June

Workplace Health and Safety Guidelines: Employees are expected to follow current CES Workplace Safety Standards and COVID-19 prevention and mitigation protocols.

Who Are We:Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting excellence through coaching and learning. Our mission is to foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. We believe that obstacles to learning can be overcome, and, once that happens, learning is natural for everyone. 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.