Naturally, school nurses work to promote a healthy school environment. Beyond promoting health and safety for students within the school facility during the school day, they also encourage students to maintain healthy habits and behaviors when they are not in school. These nursing professionals are also responsible for identifying both actual and potential health problems, providing case management services, and collaborating with educators, school officials, students, and families to ensure students respond positively to their environment and develop normally.
The main job responsibilities :
- Developing plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
- Serving as consultants with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
- Providing health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
- Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases and assessing the school environment to prevent injury and ensure safety
- Overseeing infection control measures
- Actively participating in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
- Overseeing medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans
- Overseeing vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
- Making decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
- Providing health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team
- Assisting families with locating outside care and obtaining health insurance
The school nurse pre-service requirements include:
- At least 1,000 clinical hours within the past 2 years
- A current Professional Nurse license
- A bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing
Personal Qualities & Attributes:
- Ability to relate well to children and adults.
- Able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities and own position in these.
- Ability to identify own training and development needs and willingness to participate in development and training opportunities.
To apply: Send an email in PDF file only with the following documents;
- CV and Cover letter addressed to the Head of Campus outlining your suitability for the role.
- Current photo
- Degree and transcript from the College / University / Education Institute
- Contact details of 3 professional referees, one being your current Head in the Organisation.
We encourage all interested candidates to apply to the Head of Campus via email with their CV, a letter of application addressed to the Head of Campus, contact details of 3 professional referees (one of whom must be your current Principal or equivalent) and a recent photograph.
Please note that St. Stephen's International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including an enhanced criminal record disclosure and other standard pre‐employment safeguarding checks.
The school reserves the right to appoint earlier if a suitable candidate is identified.
Interviews will be held at the Khao Yai campus.