The individual selected for the position must be able to perform the essential functions of the position either with or without a reasonable accommodation.
It is the responsibility of all EOAC employees to support EOAC’s mission and goals, to respect the confidentiality of all who come to us for information or assistance, and to personally maintain the dignity and integrity of one who is placed in a position of public trust. We all bear the responsibility of improving the organization, communicating openly and empowering each other to excel at our work. The substitute teacher will provide continuing education for students in the teachers’ absence, while complying with state, district, and campus policies affecting schools, and confidentiality.
- Maintain confidentiality of client/agency information as required by State and Federal laws, appropriate regulations, and professional practice.
- Ability to communicate effectively in written and/or verbal form to elementary students, parents, members of the public, and staff.
- Must consistently demonstrate and communicate EOAC’s Mission and Vision.
- Promote a positive, caring climate for learning for elementary students. Develop plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care.
- Serve as a consultant with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors.
- Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
- Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assess the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety.
- Oversee infection control measures.
- Actively participating in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school.
- Oversee medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans.
- Oversee vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures.
- Make decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance.
- Provide health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Contributes to the development of communication, mutual respect, mutual support, competence, and creativity among all members of agency staff.
- A high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
- Intermediate skill and familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Must have effective presentation of information and strong spoken language skills.
- Ability and desire to work with elementary school students from an at-risk population, as stated in the Waco Charter School charter.
- Ability to maintain confidentially of student records, charter school records, and other sensitive student data.
- Provide healthcare to students and staff.
- Perform health screenings.
- Coordinate referrals to private healthcare providers.
- Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment.
- Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and students.
- This job operates in a professional office environment with ambient lighting, and climate control.
- This role routinely uses Thermometer, scoliometer, blood pressure cuff, audiometer, otoscope, sphygmomanometer, vision screening equipment, thermoscan, basic clinic equipment, and standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
- Prolonged sitting and standing.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary.
- Lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Exposure to temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination. Exposure to biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, etc.).
- Minimum Qualifications:
- An associate’s degree in nursing, and a current RN license.
- Must be able to pass Criminal History check including FBI fingerprint and DFPS background check. Candidate must have a satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee.
- Must pass all pre-employment contingencies including post-offer pre-employment physical, and alcohol and drug screen.
Ability to travel when required.
- A bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing; OR A bachelor’s degree in a health-related field relevant to school nursing, which must include at least 6 credits in the following subjects (in any combination):
- Management of primary healthcare problems among children and/or adolescents
- Health assessment of children and/or adolescents
- Public health/community health/epidemiology
Perform all other duties as deemed necessary by the Executive Director or Waco Charter School Principal.
This is a part-time position, 4 hours per day.
*This form reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the essential function of the job identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent to the job.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation is a private non-profit organization, chartered by the State of Texas on April 25, 1966. The purpose for which the agency was created is to implement and carry out the provisions of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. This act recognizes that the United States can achieve its economic and social potential as a nation only if every individual has the opportunity to contribute to the full elimination of poverty in McLennan, Bosque, Freestone, Limestone, Hill, Falls, Johnson, Ellis, and Navarro Counties. This is done by opening to everyone the opportunity to work, live in decency and dignity; and to strengthen, supplement and coordinate other efforts in the six counties.
Currently EOAC administers five major services that include: Community Programming, Waco Charter School, Weatherization, Head Start/Early Heads Start, and Child Care Services.
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