Health Assistant

Posted 3 months ago


Health Assistant (Secondary grades 6-12)
Lake Station Community Schools
Thomas A. Edison Junior Senior High School, 3304 Parkside Avenue, Lake Station, Indiana 46405

Lake Station Community Schools is seeking applicants for school Health Assistant (Secondary grades 6-12) assigned to Thomas A. Edison Junior Senior High School.


  1. Works 29 1/2 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 6 hours per day, Wednesday – 5-1/2 hours, plus an 1/2-hour unpaid meal period)
  2. Work 180 school days; start and end school with students.
  3. Have all school holidays and breaks off during the school year.
  4. Typical daily work hours:  7:45 am to 2:15 pm (Edison) or 8:45 am to 3:15 pm (Elementary Schools)
REQUIREMENTS:    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  Certified/registered/licensed:  LPN, EMT-B, CNA, CMA, RMA, or equivalent (minimum).  AHA Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Adult and Child.
  2. LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of administrators, faculty, parents, and school employees.
  3. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  4. REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Include the following and other duties as may be assigned:
  1. Possess good written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with others.
  2. Possess ability to operate a computer and related software.
  3. Ability to interact positively with school personnel, parents and community members and develop effective working relationships.
  4. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and board policies.
  5. Previous experience working with school age children (preferred).
  6. MUST understand and have respect for CONFIDENTIALITY of information.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

It is the policy of Lake Station Community Schools to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all School Corporation-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the School Corporation where appropriate.  As part of the School Corporation’s equal employment opportunity policy, Lake Station Community Schools will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.  Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment, intimidation or any type of retaliation because they have (1) filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation, compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; or (4) exercised any other legal right protected by federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity.  The above-mentioned policies shall be periodically brought to the attention of supervisors and shall be appropriately administered. It is the responsibility of each supervisor of the School Corporation to ensure affirmative implementation of these policies to avoid any discrimination in employment. All employees are expected to recognize these policies and cooperate with their implementation. Violation of these policies is a disciplinary offense.  An Affirmative Action Officer has been assigned to direct the establishment and monitor the implementation of personnel procedures to guide our affirmative action program throughout Lake Station Community Schools.  Contact the Administration Center, call 219-962-1159 or email for questions, concerns, complaints or more information.

            H2 schedule $14.50 per hour starting, commensurate with education and experience.

Posted:            08/14/2020 (refreshed 10/20/2020)

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Lake Station Community Schools

2500 Pike Street , Lake Station, IN 46405

At the following locations

Edison Junior - Senior High School

3304 Parkside Avenue , Lake Station, IN 46405