Careers at WHMS

Part-time School Nurse

To begin in October 2022, Woodland Hill Montessori School seeks a School Nurse to join our team.

The right candidate will be a dynamic, highly organized professional who thrives in a collaborative atmosphere. This individual will partner with our students, families, faculty, and staff to maintain a healthy school environment.

This is a part-time position of approximately 26 hours per week during the school year. Additional summer work available.

Current NYS license as a Registered Nurse required.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google, strongly preferred. Positive attitude, non-negotiable.

To be considered for the position, email a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $30 - $35 per hour

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) defines school nursing as a specialized nursing practice that advances the well-being, academic success, lifelong achievement, and overall health of students. 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.

The main job responsibilities of school nurses include:

  • Collaborating with educators, school officials, students, and families to ensure students’ health and well-being
  • Providing preventative services, identifying both actual and potential health problems
  • Overseeing infection control measures
  • Managing communicable disease mitigation in partnership with the Head of School
  • Communicating school policy and the return to school protocol as it relates to COVID or other illnesses
  • Assessing the school environment to prevent injury and ensure safety
  • Review and maintain health and immunization records
  • Providing health-related education
  • Overseeing vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
  • Serving as a consultant with other school professionals, such as school lunch personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Overseeing interventions and referrals as a way to foster health and ensure educational success
  • Actively participating in the maintenance and execution of 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 such as allergy actions plans
  • Making decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
  • Staying current on local, state, and national public health guidance
  • Assisting families with locating outside care and obtaining health care