Spanish Speaking School Nurse (Immediate Opening)!

Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock

Expired Full-time
Job Category
Sub Category : Registered Nurse
Job Type : Full-time
Posted : 2023-04-09

Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock (EASW) is a dynamic, open-enrollment public charter school that focuses on closing the achievement gap for underserved students in grades K-8 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our mission is to prepare students to excel in high school, college, and beyond by providing a high-quality education, ensuring mastery of the core subjects, and developing the key behaviors required for educational and personal success.

Exalt Academy is seeking a Spanish Speaking School Nurse to serve on our team. The Nurse that we hire will be part of a talented team that focuses on serving the whole child.

Why Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock?

  • We have the opportunity to change the life trajectory of our students.
  • We seek to provide competitive pay, satisfying work conditions, and upward mobility to our staff.
  • We believe in the continuous learning and improvement of all members of our team.

Qualified candidates must possess the following attributes:

  • Love for taking care of students.
  • Speak fluent Spanish.
  • Believe in serving the whole child.
  • High expectations for all students, including a passion for enabling every child to realize their greatest potential and access competitive postsecondary opportunities.
  • Desire to experience innovative new ways of delivering a 21st Century education to students in grades K-8, engaging in a professional team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Commitment to fostering excellent relations with the family members of students, including conducting home visits, encouraging parental involvement, and proactively communicating with parents regarding student learning and behavior.
  • Ability to manage time and a demanding workload effectively.
  • Capacity to reflect on personal performance, openly share strengths and weaknesses, continuously improve and learn from others in a transparent accountable environment.
  • Ability to serve on a team with many different areas of expertise that values each other’s perspectives, proactively engage one another, and work closely and collaboratively.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, tenacity, resilience and flexibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a health program, and maintenance of a safe and healthy environment.
  • Disseminates health education information to teachers, parents and students, and provides direct classroom instruction when needed.
  • Makes appropriate health appraisals of students referred and provides health counseling to students and their parents when necessary.
  • Disseminate medication and train teachers and other team members to disseminate medication.
  • Set up CPR, First Aid, Blood Born Pathogen and Anaphylactic Shock Training for teacher and team members.
  • Provides vision, auditory and scoliosis screening of students in compliance with health screening mandates and conducts follow-up of all deficiencies by assisting parents in making plans for further examinations and correction.
  • Keeps accurate records of activities at assigned schools and assist in establishing and maintaining necessary student health records.
  • Records the results of health screenings and other significant health information in cumulative records.
  • Completes a health/development evaluation on those students referred to special education when specified in an assessment plan.
  • Serves as a member of the Individualized Education Plan team to report results of health/development evaluations and provide health related information.
  • Lead the school wide Health and Wellness Team
  • Assist in the control and prevention of communicable disease by providing information to staff, students and parents about protective measures against communicable disease.
  • Establishes contact with appropriate members of the medical community as part of follow-up procedures of chronic and communicable disease cases.
  • Conduct Lice screenings and disseminate treatment information.
  • Works with and acts as liaison to school health committees, county health officials and other agencies concerned with the health and welfare of students.
  • Provides emergency care for serious accidents and illnesses which occur at school.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Technical Skills:

  • Very comfortable in an electronic computing environment.
  • Capable of using student information and data to record health records
  • Highly organized
  • Must love working with children

Education and Experience:

LPN or RN with first aid and CPR certification is required. Pediatric experience preferred.

Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Exalt Academy of Southwest Little Rock not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.


$40,000-45,000 per year with 4.9% annual increases and full health, dental, vision benefits along with payment into Arkansas Teacher Retirement.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Pediatrics

Physical setting:

  • School


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Fluent Spanish (Required)


  • LPN (Required)
  • RN (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance


  • Fluent Spanish (Required)

  • LPN (Required)

  • RN (Preferred)

Job Location
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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