SPOTSWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
District Policy Manual
- Counsels students on good health habits.
- Provides supervision for sick or injured students until placed under parent/guardian care.
- Assists the principal and the child study team in the identification and placement of students with disabilities who need special education services.
- Serves as a member of the I&RS Team.
- Reviews the health records of pupils referred to the I&RS Committee and provides relevant information.
- Participates in the development of a comprehensive health education curriculum, serves as a health/safety education resource person to teachers, provides instruction on health topics as directed by principal or supervisor, and upon request, assists teachers with instruction of certain health units.
- Promotes healthy/safe school environment by assisting the administration and staff to maintain safe and sanitary conditions throughout the school. Reports problems promptly to the principal.
- Administers prescribed medication to students in accordance with law and board policy.
- Collaborates with community and other non-school health agencies to meet the health needs of children and families.
- Provides special health care and related services to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
- Respects the confidentiality of records.
- Assists the principal with the preparation of the school’s health budget.
- Maintains security of school health supplies.
- Remains abreast of current developments in the health field through continuing education and participation in professional development activities.
- Assists in the development of policies and procedures for comprehensive health education and services.
- Prepares health and safety reports as required by law and/or requested by the principal and/or superintendent.
- Provides electronic monthly reports utilizing district software program on a timely basis on specific topics requested by the Board of Education and/or district administrators.
- Identifies students showing evidence of abuse and/or neglect and reports to administration and proper law enforcement agencies as required by law.
- Performs such other appropriate duties as required under law or as may be assigned by the principal or superintendent including but not limited to: Epi- Pen administration as needed and training of staff in Epi- Pen administration, providing for routine inspection of defibulators and ensuring adequate operating status, maintaining as directed student medical data and services provided.
- Ensures that the procedures for student self medication have been implemented under the proper authorization using the established protocols.
Terms of Employment: Ten month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of
the board’s policy on evaluation of certified staff.