Employment

Please accept this invitation to be a part of our team. Candidates interested in any of the following positions should send an updated resume, letter of interest, and (optional) letter of recommendation to sclark@discovery-school.net

Current Openings

List of 4 items.

  • Administrative Assistant (F/T)

  • Aftercare Teacher

    The aftercare teacher works approximately 2 hours a day from 3:30 - 5:30 supervising a small group of students who remain at school after dismissal.

    Interested candidates should have experience of working with children and must be able to provide a clean BCI/FBI background check. 
  • School Nurse (P/T)

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    “School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential” (National Association of School Nurses, 2017).

    Our School Nurse may be required to:
    • Use the Nursing Process, a critical thinking model, to determine a course of nursing care. The school nurse conducts an assessment; develops a nursing diagnosis; provides outcomes identification; and plans and implements evidence-based coordination of care, health teaching, health promotion, evaluation of care and outcomes;
    • Impact the health of students, schools, families and communities in a number of ways;
    • Address health promotion and disease prevention for both individual and population health;
    • Promote biopsychosocial health and well-being of school-aged children and intervene with health problems with a core focus of keeping students healthy and in school, which is essential for academic success;
    • Collaborate with public health partners for screenings, referrals, follow up and communicable disease surveillance;
    • Participate in health prevention activities, such as immunization, obesity prevention, substance abuse assessment, tobacco control, asthma education, and promoting health and safety;
    • Understand and educate others, including staff, students and families, about normal development;
    • Provide care provision or coordination, including care for chronic diseases like diabetes, asthma, epilepsy and allergies; and contribute to Individual Assessment Team (IAT), 504 plan and individualized education program (IEP) processes;
    • Provide training of other school staff on appropriate health and safety procedures related to health, including emergency preparedness;
    • Provide care of students and staff with acute illnesses or injuries by rendering first aid and training for school staff;
    • Practice in a manner that is ethical and culturally congruent, with effective communication in all areas of practice in an environmentally safe and healthy manner;
    • Act in a leadership role in the professional practice setting and collaborate with key stakeholders, including professional practice evaluation (of self and others);
    • Provide program management, directing the health services program within the school and community;
    • Maintain an interdisciplinary practice, including actively collaborating with educators, physicians and other health care team members to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.
  • Substitute Teachers (on call)

    Compensation: $100/day.
    Applications accepted on an on-going basis. BCI/FBI check required.

Loris Malaguzzi

Learning & teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water through an active and reciprocal exchange.