An Independent Boston Day School for Students in Toddler–Sixth Grade

Non-Teaching Positions

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  • Certified Nurse's Assistant (Full Time)


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    Certified Nursing Assistant Position (Full Time) 
    Starting in July / August 2020

    ABOUT US:
    Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential. 

    DESCRIPTION:
    School nursing is an evolving practice. At Kingsley, we take pride in our clinical care for students and in keeping them and their families at the center of all that we do. That’s why we’re committed to knowing our students on a deeper level — not just as students, but as individuals — to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and well cared for.
    Kingsley healthcare staff are deeply committed to providing the highest quality, evidence-based care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our goal — to provide excellent care to students, support to faculty and staff all while maintaining the safest environment possible.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Functioning under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) and as a member of the school health team, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs duties of direct and indirect student care. The CNA is responsible for supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including, but not limited to glucometry, basic first aid and vital signs. In addition, the CNA is responsible for responding to the needs of students and family members and takes a proactive role in responding to the needs of faculty as necessary.
     
    CLINICAL DUTIES:
    • The following duties will be performed under the general direction of a Nurse.
    • Anticipates the individual needs of students, within the plan of care established by the registered nurse.
    • Maintains familiarity with expected student outcomes of all tasks performed, recognizes situations requiring RN notification.
    • Maintains thorough understanding of activity and equipment within the working environment, including the application of precautions.
    • Measures and records non-invasive vital signs.
    • Collects and records glucometry and carb counts as necessary.
    • Completes clinical setup and clean up, and assists RN during student office visits as needed.
    • Performs simple dressing changes.
    • Functions as a student observer under the direction of the registered nurse.
    NON-CLINICAL DUTIES
    • Responsible for escorting students/families upon being dismissed from school. Ensures that the student has full instructions of home care or needs post-dismissal.
    • Transports students and/or equipment to other areas of the school, when needed.
    • Maintains health office, including changing bed linens, disinfection between students etc. when needed.
    • Orders and maintains non-perishable supplies in office. 
    • All other duties, as assigned.
    QUALIFICATIONS OF PREFERRED CANDIDATE:
    • Certified Nursing Assistant license in the state of MA required upon hire, unless the candidate is a nursing student who has completed her/his fundamentals of nursing with a clinical component (clinical rotation or simulation lab). 
    • Prior experience in a clinical setting preferred.
    • Prior experience in pediatrics preferred.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Adheres to the adopted policies of Kingsley Montessori School.
    BENEFITS: 
    • Competitive, independent school salaries 
    • Matching 403b plan 
    • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA) 
    • Qualified transportation program 
    • Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees
    TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL: 
    • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience
    • A current resume 
    APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 
    Hilary Gillcrist, Associate Director of Elementary Operations — working@kingsley.org 
    *Electronic file names must be in the following format: 
    • FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year 
    • FirstName LastName Resume Year 
  • Registered Nurse — Part time (Maternity Leave Coverage)


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    Kingsley Montessori is in search of a Registered Nurse for three days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) starting November 1, 2020. End date to be determined. Competitive hourly compensation.

    ABOUT US: 
    Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers an education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintain appropriate data and record keeping, to include yearly physicals, immunizations, medication administration plans, emergency action plans and obtain parental consent forms when necessary. 
    • Administer and/or supervise the administration of prescription medication to students.
    • Coordinate care for students attending off campus events.
    • Serve as a resource to staff for medical/health related purposes involving students. 
    • Identifies abnormal health findings when making a nursing assessment
    • Develops and implements a student health plan
    • Interprets the health status of students to parents and school personnel as necessary. 
    • Maintains, evaluates and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students
    • Provides for emergency nursing management for injuries/illnesses
    • Assists in the control of communicable diseases
    • Documents all student interactions within the electronic health record. 
    • Assumes other general related responsibilities as may be assigned.
    • Adheres to the adopted policies of Kingsley Montessori School including, but not limited to, the medication administration policies and food allergy policies.

    QUALIFICATIONS OF PREFERRED CANDIDATES:
    • Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse
    • CPR & First Aid Certification
    • Prior experience in pediatrics preferred
    • Possess a high-level of interpersonal skills, general pleasant demeanor and respectful attitude towards all members of our community
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance student wellness and achieve common goals
    • Commitment to best practices in clinical nursing
    • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child and family
    • Experience using Magnus Health Portal preferred but not required
    TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL:
    • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience
    • A current resume
    APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 
    Hilary Gillcrist
    Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant 
    — working@kingsley.org 

    *Electronic file names must be in the following format: 
    • FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year 
    • FirstName LastName Resume Year 
  • School Nurse Position - Full-time


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    Kingsley Montessori is in search of a Registered Nurse starting immediately. Competitive hourly compensation.

    ABOUT US: 
    Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers an education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Maintain appropriate data and record keeping, to include yearly physicals, immunizations, medication administration plans, emergency action plans and obtain parental consent forms when necessary. 
    • Administer and/or supervise the administration of prescription medication to students.
    • Coordinate care for students attending off campus events.
    • Serve as a resource to staff for medical/health related purposes involving students. 
    • Identifies abnormal health findings when making a nursing assessment
    • Develops and implements a student health plan
    • Interprets the health status of students to parents and school personnel as necessary. 
    • Maintains, evaluates and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students
    • Provides for emergency nursing management for injuries/illnesses
    • Assists in the control of communicable diseases
    • Documents all student interactions within the electronic health record. 
    • Assumes other general related responsibilities as may be assigned.
    • Adheres to the adopted policies of Kingsley Montessori School including, but not limited to, the medication administration policies and food allergy policies.

    QUALIFICATIONS OF PREFERRED CANDIDATES:
    • Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse
    • CPR & First Aid Certification
    • Prior experience in pediatrics preferred
    • Possess a high-level of interpersonal skills, general pleasant demeanor and respectful attitude towards all members of our community
    • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance student wellness and achieve common goals
    • Commitment to best practices in clinical nursing
    • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child and family
    • Experience using Magnus Health Portal preferred but not required
    TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL:
    • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience
    • A current resume

    APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 
    Hilary Gillcrist, Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant at
    — working@kingsley.org 

    *Electronic file names must be in the following format: 
    • FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year 
    • FirstName LastName Resume Year

Standard Benefits

  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • Matching 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori certification
  • Tuition remission up to 50% for full-time employees

Apply Today

To apply for a position, please send the following:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current résumé
In addition, if you are applying for a teaching position, please include:
  • An overview of your background, qualifications, and experience with children and education
  • A copy of your Montessori certification (Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Program only)
Candidates who are asked to come in for an in-person interview will be asked to provide a statement of educational philosophy.
 
Email applications to:
Hilary Gillcrist
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant

Electronic file names must be in the following format: 
  • FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year 
  • FirstName LastName Resume Year 
Note: Please be sure to include your full name in all documents and attachments shared via email. We ask that you observe the application process outlined and use the contact information provided. Receipt of application materials will be acknowledged by email.
 
If you are seeking a teaching position for the upcoming school year (2020–21), please know that we are always interested in hearing from passionate, talented teachers. Whether you are a Lead Teacher with Montessori training or an Assistant Teacher interested in the Montessori experience, please send your resume with an email outlining the role/age group of interest to Hilary Gillcrist at working@kingsley.org. We would love to hear from you!
Kingsley Montessori School
Toddler–Grade 6
Admissions: 617-226-4927
admissions@kingsley.org
Campus Locations:
30 Fairfield Street
26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
Main Phone: 617-226-4900
Fax: 
617-247-1417