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School Health Aide

November 9, 2022 - June 30, 2023

Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking a School Health Aide for the 2022-23 school year. The position is set to start immediately.

 Job Overview: The School Health Aide provides health care to students who require basic first aid, administer medication, and perform medical procedures and tasks as delegated by the School Nurse and as requested by a health care provider and parent. A crucial role to the health and safety of our student population, the School Health Aide evaluates ill or injured students and notifies parents as needed, and provides care in emergency situations, calling parents or emergency personnel when necessary. Additionally, the School Health Aide records health concerns, tracks immunizations, and documents daily health office visits in a computerized student information system. Click here to view the complete job description.

 About Our School: MSD provides an engaging, empowering, and sound Montessori educational program for students ages 2-14. Our school is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS)[1], the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS), and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Founded in 1964, MSD is the oldest Montessori school in the Denver metro area. In 2015, MSD completed a comprehensive multi-million-dollar expansion plan to complement its existing facilities. A new Arts and Athletics Center, enhanced outdoor learning and play environments, a new Toddler Village, updated Middle School space, a thriving Urban Farm and one of a kind Vertical Farm, and a state-of-the-art Science and Innovation Tower were added to provide an exceptional, experiential, educational environment for all of our students.

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • CPR and First Aid certifications required
  • Experience with office/administrative work
  • Must have the ability to interact positively and cooperatively with students, staff, parents/caregivers and general community
  • Loves working around children (Toddlers through 8th grade)
  • Able to show compassion and competence when addressing student health needs
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to multitask while maintaining detailed and accurate documentation
  • Maintain visibility and accessibility on campus
  • Adapt well to change, show flexibility and resourcefulness, and welcome collaboration
  • The ideal candidate should have experience working in a school health office for at least 6 months

Reports to: Director of Human Resources

Department: Administration

Supervises/Supports: N/A

FLSA Status: Nonexempt Employee[2], Number of Days Paid – 260

Compensation: $21.50/hour

Montessori School of Denver offers an excellent compensation package including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with matching and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community of over 80 individuals.

Montessori School of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

Applicants are invited to visit Montessori School of Denver’s website (montessoridenver.org) to learn more about the school and its programs.

To Apply: Complete your application today at https://montessoridenver.org/employment-opportunities/. Send completed application and resume to the attention of Lydia Desmarais, Director of Human Resources, by emailing [email protected] or faxing 303-757-6145. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 



[1] Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age grouping at the Elementary II and Secondary levels.

 

 

[2] Nonexempt employees are eligible for paid overtime over 40 hours per pay week. However, a nonexempt employee may not work overtime without supervisor permission. A nonexempt employee may only work the hours that they are scheduled to work.