Grace Church School teaches skills of intellectual excellence and habits of ethical virtue, believing that these qualities depend upon each other to find their fullest expression in good lives, well lived.
Through a pedagogy of joy, our teachers foster the wonder of our students to inspire a lasting love of learning. Our curriculum, grounded in tradition and open to innovation, helps students build a strong foundation of knowledge, a command of words and numbers, and a sense of purpose in their pursuits as scholars, artists, athletes, and citizens.
In partnership with families, we promote values like curiosity, humility, kindness, and courage, understanding rigorous forms of each to be sources of wisdom.
As an Episcopal school, Grace strives to be a community of broad welcome and deep belonging, where all students know the dignity of their own humanity and seek to serve that of others.
About the Position
Grace seeks an experienced school nurse to serve students in grades JK-8 on Fridays. Our nurses play a key role in the development, maintenance and implementation of the school health policies and, in partnership with school administrators, promote the health and well-being of our student body and school community.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Promote and protect the health and wellbeing of students and employees
Maintain and interpret cumulative health data to accommodate the individual needs of students
Help to manage attendance, receiving and recording information about student absences.
Provide daily drop-in health service
Interpret the health status of students to parents and school personnel
Initiate referrals to parents, school personnel and community health resources for intervention, remediation, and follow-up
Provide ongoing health counseling with students, parents, school personnel and outside health agencies
Use onsite health resources to provide appropriate care for students
Maintain appropriate supplies and equipment for the school health needs
Hours: Fridays from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This position follows the school calendar and vacations
Compensation Salary commensurate with experience within a range of $10–20,000
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply by submitting a résumé through the employment page of our school website.
Grace Church School is an equal opportunity employer
R.N. or Advanced Nursing Degree
Registered Nurse in New York State (Current Licensure)
Currently BLS Provider certified
Outstanding professional integrity, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent organizational skills, including accuracy in multi-tasking situations.
Ability to communicate clearly and compassionately with students, parents, and colleagues.
Must be committed to the school’s mission of emphasizing students feelings and mental health needs.