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Upper School Nurse - Temporary Position (February to June)

Job Details

Trustees of Thayer Academy - BRAINTREE, MA



Under the general direction of the Assistant Head of School, the nursing team coordinates all aspects of health services at Thayer in cooperation with the Director of Counseling, health education faculty, and consulting health services partners.  


Essential Functions

  • Engage with all aspects of the Thayer student health services with a focus on high-quality care and excellent communication with students, families, and school staff.

  • Assist with the collection and review of student health information, including documentation of the annual physical exam (from the primary care provider) and annual health updates completed by parents. 

  • Provide care coordination for students with chronic health issues and urgent care needs, working collaboratively with the nursing team. 

  • Assists in the development of a student’s Individual Healthcare Plan (IHP), as necessary.

  • Work with students, their families, and staff to ensure the needs of each student are identified and met.

  • Participate in any necessary on-call systems for nursing staff

  • Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned.



  • Qualifications and Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

  • CPR certification

  • Five years of experience working in the area of school health, developmental adolescents/pediatrics, Nursing preferred

 Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift/move 10 lbs. and occasionally lift/move 30 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities include close vision.

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms.


Application Information

  • Please click here to complete an application and upload your resume (with relevant certifications), cover letter, and the names and contact information of references, including two present or past supervisors.

  • Equal Opportunity Act: Thayer Academy is an equal opportunity employer. The Academy complies with and adheres to all state and federal anti-discrimination laws with respect to its employment practices. Thayer Academy does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin or ancestry, age, or disability, or any other category protected under state or federal law. This policy extends to recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, assignment, working conditions, promotions, transfers, termination, re-employment, education, tuition assistance, employee treatment, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All employment-related decisions are made on a nondiscriminatory basis so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act: Thayer Academy complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means that we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training, and any other conditions or privileges of employment.