(K-4) Elementary School Foreign Language Teacher KTVP ( 21-22 SY)

  • Albany, NY, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: School-based Support
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Start Date: Immediate opening

Company Description

ABOUT KIPP

Together with families and communities, KIPP creates joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. KIPP is a national network of tuition-free, public charter schools open to all students. There are 255 college-preparatory KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 100,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating four-year colleges at three times the national average for low-income students.

ABOUT KIPP ALBANY COMMUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (KIPP ALBANY)

KIPP Albany launched on July 1, 2020 as the new partnership between KIPP Tech Valley Charter Schools and Albany Community Charter Schools. KIPP Albany is a unified group of schools striving towards excellence in education in the Capital Region, with 1600 students across four schools. KIPP Tech Valley Middle School (KTVM) was founded over 15 years ago in 2005. In 2018-2019, KTVM was named a Recognition School by the New York State Department of Education. KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (KTVP) opened its doors in 2016 to 100 kindergarten students, and is now fully scaled to 500 students grades K-4. KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary (KACCE) and Middle Schools (KACCM) will continue their commitment to providing students with a nurturing and supportive environment of high expectations, love, and respect. KIPP ACCE was founded in 2006, with KACCM following in 2012 and brings a relentless focus on academic achievement and character development to their K-8 students.

ABOUT KIPP TECH VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (KTVP) is looking for mission-driven individuals who are passionate, skilled, and energized by collaboration. In 2016, our founding year, we made a bold promise to students and their families that our program would prepare students with the skills and confidence needed to pursue the paths they choose- college, career, and beyond-- so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. We remain committed to working with our families to ensure our school is both joyful and academically excellent. To do this, we need educators and administrators who insist on balancing high expectations with empathy, and rigor with support to ensure that every KTVP student is seen, loved, and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Job Description

KTV Primary School is looking to hire a School Nurse to provide primary health and emergency care to students, promote wellness and serve as a resource for health concerns in the school setting.

General job responsibilities include:

To be performed in a manner consistent with professional standards, the New York State Nurse Practice Act, state regulations, and district policies:

  • Uses the nursing process to assess the health needs of students.
  •  Administers medications and treatments as ordered.
  •  Provides care for student illness and accidents.
  • Develops individual health care plans and modifications for students with special health care needs.
  • Serves as liaison between the home, medical community, and the school regarding student health concerns.
  • Manages mandated school screening programs and school/sports physicals and follow-up.
  • Monitors the school environment and recommends changes to promote health and safety.
  • Coordinates school health services by managing the health office and supervising paraprofessionals.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate cumulative health records including immunizations.
  • Serves as a resource person to home school, the school district, and the community regarding health issues.
  • Reviews and evaluates own job performance and maintains professional development.
  • Reviews and evaluates school health services.
  • Reports suspected physical and sexual abuse and neglect, follow communicable disease control procedures and informs administration and/or parents regarding school exclusion and readmission.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field.
  • Hold current New York State license as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Experience in pediatric and/or community or public health nursing.
  • Prior experience in school nursing.
  • Current certification in CPR.
  • Commitment to anti-racism and equity

Additional Information

Start Date:

This position has a start date of November 1st, 2021.

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package including health coverage and retirement.

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

KIPP Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIPP Albany is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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