The Director of Health Services provides for the health and well-being of members of our community. Overseeing our Lower School nurse's office and running daily operations of our Middle and Upper School office, he or she is the school's senior health professional.
At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:
Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embodies and lives The Stripes.
Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
The Director of Health Services:
Provides healthcare to students, faculty, and staff.
Performs health screenings, monitors immunizations, manages communicable disease planning and response, and assesses school environment to prevent injury and ensure health and safety.
Provides health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
Oversees medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans.
Has a genuine affinity for working with children and families; experience in a K-12 independent schools is a plus.
Uses excellent communication skills (interpersonal, presentational, and written), with timely and empathetic delivery when appropriate.
Has experience using digital student health databases and record-keeping.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line "Director of Health Services" to email@example.com. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.
Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
List of five references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each (References will be contacted only with the candidate's permission).
Position Term: Begins 2018 School Year
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
Training and Experience
Certified RN, Nurse Practitioner, or Doctor with a current Pennsylvania state license and current CPR certification.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,200 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.