Elementary School Nurse

Staff / Full-Time

Mount Alvernia Academy, Newton, MA

Mount Alvernia Academy, a Franciscan Catholic elementary school, is seeking an experienced School Nurse for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Following MAA’s mission and the Archdiocese of Boston, the school nurse is responsible for developing and maintaining the Academy’s school’s health policies and programs. The primary role is to promote health education and to provide preventative health services to facilitate the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social growth of the students. The school nurse must work collaboratively and communicate effectively with all members of the community. This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, from the arrival of students through the completion of dismissal. The school nurse reports to the principal. 

Below is a list of the qualifications and experience: 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a license as a Registered Nurse 

License as a School Nurse by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 

Certification in First Aid and CPR 

Minimum of two years experience in school health nursing, pediatric nursing, 

community/public health nursing, or other relevant clinical nursing experience 

Ability to work as a team member with administrators, teachers, parents, students, physicians, and other healthcare professionals 

Excellent communication and organizational skills 

Technology skills 

Regular attendance is a necessary function. Consistent, reliable, and punctual attendance is essential for the supervision and instruction of the students. While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to kneel, stoop, bend, and/or crouch. The teacher is periodically required to stand while talking and listening. The teacher is occasionally required to sit, walk, and may be required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Candidates should send an email containing a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Mary Ferrucci, Principal, at employment@maa.school. Visit our website at maa.school.


Mount Alvernia Academy

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender