Not Just a Job
The Crane Staffulty (our hybrid word for staff and faculty) wear many hats. They are educators, mentors, advisors, and coaches. Regardless of their roles or responsibilities, all members of the Staffulty are involved in all aspects of the school: participating in daily assemblies, guiding workshops, and leading trips. Every employee at Crane is committed to the development of our students and contributes to the profound sense of community.
Start Date: January 2, 2024
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Compensation: $32.00 to $36.00 per hour, commensurate with experience and qualifications
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision and Group Life and Disability no cost for Staffulty. Retirement contributions of 5% for the first five years, additional 2% after five years. Cafeteria Plan with annual employer contribution of $2,000. Special consideration for tuition assistance.
FLSA Status: Full-Time Non-Exempt
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Crane Country Day School is a co-educational Kindergarten-8th grade independent day school located on a beautiful 11-acre campus in Montecito, CA. Crane is dedicated to providing an experiential education characterized by a thoughtful balance of academic challenge and creative expression. We thrive as a community that builds character and confidence, while celebrating the joy in learning. At Crane, we understand that how we teach is just as important as what we teach. It is a welcoming and supportive place to work—a rich environment where you will find enthusiastic cooperation, healthy relationships with colleagues, and active professional development.
Crane Country Day School seeks a full-time School Nurse. The successful candidate will be an energetic and outgoing individual with an ability to collaborate and partner with other members of the Crane Staffulty. We are seeking an individual with medical experience who enjoys working with children and in a school environment. The ideal candidate will engage the entire Crane community in fostering a health-conscious and safe campus.
We are working hard to strengthen diversity at Crane School, so the ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their own learning, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing our own bias. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better school – a place that makes smarter decisions, drives innovation, and delivers a more powerful education for our students.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Administer basic first aid, CPR, and routine or emergency care and treatment to Crane students and staff
- Develop and maintain Crane health protocols, provide or seek short term care and emergency medical assistance when required, documenting and reporting care that is provided, and reviewing standards of care
- Reconcile and maintain student health records, including cumulative health and immunization records
- Collaborate with faculty and administration to ensure policies and procedures to manage possible COVID-19 exposures are consistent with public health guidance as well as Crane school policies and procedures
- Dispense medications based on established procedures; maintain related documents and records, including cumulative health and immunization records
- Maintain inventory of first aid and medical supplies, including distributing and replenishing first aid kits for campus and field trips
- Review physician and nurse practitioner orders and notes and implement as instructed and appropriate
- Engage and liaison with Crane families
- Develop and participate in health education initiatives for students and staff
- Protect confidentiality of student medical and health information
- Ensure compliance with State regulations as pertaining to reporting, licensing and provision of any health care related services
- Maintain up-to-date credentials and certifications for position
- Perform duties and responsibilities in a professional manner
- Apply anti-racist, liberatory practices and principles in all aspects of the role from classroom management to curriculum development
- Demonstrate and support a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
- Collaborate with co-teacher and other Staffulty members to support student growth
- Monitor and report on student growth and progress
- Continually seek educational opportunities to develop professional knowledge and skills
- Attend all required staff meetings and special events
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance & Operations and/or Head of School
Requirements and Qualifications
- Valid CA Vocational Nursing (LVN) license or Registered Nurse (RN) license
- A bachelor’s degree or associates degree
- School Nurse Certificate and Public Health Certificate are desirable
- Must hold a valid Class C driver’s license
Physical and Other Requirements
- Prolonged periods of standing and walking in classroom and throughout campus
- Occasionally lift 15-45 pounds
- Regularly sit and stand on the floor throughout the day, and bend, kneel, or squat to be at eye level with children
- Work in person on-site
- Background investigation required via Live Scan.
- TB assessment required for employment in CA schools.
Crane Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ+ educators, and educators from communities that have historically been underrepresented in independent schools. Crane is committed to sustaining a diverse and inclusive community in which each member is respected and valued. We believe that a diversity of voices and backgrounds enriches the educational experience by encouraging a variety of thought, social awareness, and a creative exchange of ideas.
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- Upload completed application form, cover letter and resume HERE.
- We are taking applications until November 10, 2023, or until position is filled.
K-8 Teaching Fellows
Crane’s Fellows Program is a residential teaching fellowship. It is a two-year, hands-on teaching experience that combines a rich professional development and mentoring program with daily opportunities for practical application.
Teaching fellows are new to the field of teaching and seek to immerse themselves in a dynamic and innovative educational environment in which they can gain valuable insights, perspectives, and practice in the field of teaching.
On-call K-8 Substitute Teachers
Education and Experience:
- Prior experience in education desirable
- College degree required
Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:
- High energy level
- Positive attitude
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Competitive wage of $150/day commensurate with education, skills, and experience. Crane Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit letter of interest and resume to Kate Brody-Adams, Assistant to the Head of School, via email at email@example.com or via fax at (805) 969-3635. Please indicate grade preferences in your letter. Please note any foreign language skills in your resume.