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School Nurse (Grades 3-8)
Title:School Nurse (Grades 3-8)

Paul Robeson Charter School (PRCS) is a free, lottery-based, open-enrollment charter school serving students from across Trenton in grades 3-8. The mission of Paul Robeson CS is to provide a personalized education that challenges, inspires and prepares students to passionately pursue their dreams & lead a life of active civic engagement. PRCS inspires and equips every student to lead a life of achievement, service and success. Our structured and nurturing community, comprehensive programming and rigorous academic curriculum are designed to build self-motivated citizens, eager learners and strong leaders - regardless of circumstance.

We seek to provide project-based learning and high-quality instruction to help students grow as learners and citizens. We believe in rigorous and culturally relevant curriculum where all students are given an opportunity to reach high academic success. Our teachers engage in extensive planning, strong instructional execution, and common skill-based assessments. Our curriculum engages students in building their academic proficiency and social-emotional skills to be successful.


PRCS is seeking a passionate and hardworking School Nurse to join the PRCS family IMMEDIATELY.


  • Provide nursing care to students as needed;
  • Oversee procedures to address special health needs or disabilities of students;
  • Perform screenings for eyesight, hearing, scoliosis, and obesity;
  • Support staff in response to student crises or health-related issues;
  • Plan and implement programs that proactively address student and staff health needs;
  • Document services provided;
  • Collect and distribute information about resources and services that will help students and their families maintain good health;
  • Track attendance information;
  • Coordinate health-related special education evaluations and services;
  • Participate in Pupil Assistance Committee (PAC) meetings as needed;
  • Participate in 504 plan meetings as needed;
  • Actively participate in the school community and support the school’s mission.

Qualifications, Skills and Educational Background

  • Certification as a School Nurse or enrolled in a School Nurse certification program;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field;
  • Experience providing health care to children in a school setting;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and empathically with children and adults;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Knowledge of New Jersey School Nursing statutes, regulations, procedures, and practices;
  • Familiarity with the medical and psychological services available to students and families in our region.

The Rewards

  • Competitive salary and benefits package;
  • Opportunity to maximize your impact by working in schools where we are raising the bar for student achievement.
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