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About City on a Hill (CoaH):
City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability.
City on a Hill began with a single high school in Boston, opening its doors in 1995. Currently we have three locations: Circuit Street (Roxbury, MA) Dudley Square (Roxbury, MA) and New Bedford. We invite you to join our nationally recognized team of innovative and collegial educators who are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
Please note that this position is based out of our Dudley Square location in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Scheduled visits to the school to work with Student Support Team and identified students (phone consults as needed);
Record Review: review all returning student health records with medical issues; ensure all immunizations are current; review all records of all incoming 9th graders,
Support families with specific health issues (diabetes, sickle cell, pregnancy, asthma, allergies).
Work with admin to plan and review 504 plans and accommodations
Collaboration with the Student Service Team in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and other school health activities;
Support and monitor system, protocol, and personnel of medication delegation to self-administration, and refilling
Health Bulletin Board maintenance
Lead beginning-of-year trainings with student support team to faculty and staff
Complete all DPH required screenings (vision, BMI, scoliosis, hearing).
Meet regularly with students support staff to track progress of students
Annually review all student handbooks and materials to ensure all health issues are up-to-date compliance.
On Site hours: Mon-Thurs -7:45 - 3:45, 7:45 - 1:30 Fridays
Additional duties, as assigned by the Student Services Coordinator, Principal, or Vice Principal
Must hold a BSN or RN with a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; be certified in school nursing (or be DESE eligible)
Minimum of 1 year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing, or pediatric nursing;
Current CPR/ AED certification, current nurse license in Massachusetts
Preferred to have School Nurse training including screenings, medication and diabetes management
Must be able to travel to both Boston schools ,which are roughly 5 minutes apart.
The City on a Hill Instructional Philosophy and Background:
City on a Hill is a Network of teacher-centered charter public high schools in Boston and New Bedford dedicated to improving urban education and getting all of its graduates into and through college. As one of the original fourteen charter public schools in the Commonwealth, City on a Hill schools have college-prep standards within a rigorous curriculum.
City on a Hill Charter Public Schools are high schools determined to teach each and every one of its students the academic skills he or she will need to succeed in college and beyond. Our school leaders, faculty, and students are committed and ready to dedicate the time, energy, and hard work to achieve the school’s mission. The school’s mission is predicated on the belief that not only can all students learn, but all students must learn in order to embrace their rights and responsibilities as American citizens and acquire the academic and cultural capital to improve their community.
It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public Schools to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.
City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.