Education Specialist - Health and Medical Sciences Coordinator

Job | Posted 3 years ago
Employment Type
Offers Pension
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Career and Technical Education


The selected candidate will be responsible for administrative management and educational programs of Henrico County Public Schools including: School of Practical Nursing, Nurse Aide, Veterinary Science, Sports Medicine, Pharmacy Technician, and Emergency Medical Technician programs; promotes successful completion of students' educational goals. Essential Duties *Coordinates practical nursing, nurse aide, veterinary science, sports medicine, pharmacy technician and emergency medical technician programs at Hermitage ACE, Highland Springs ACE, and the Adult *Education Center *With assistance of the faculty, develops a master plan for theory and clinical experiences consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the school of practical nursing *Utilizes evaluation techniques to measure strengths and weaknesses in the curriculum *Evaluates clinical facilities with faculty and assists in negotiating contracts for clinical experiences for practical nursing, nurse aide, and pharmacy technician *Schedules clinical experiences for both practical nursing and nurse aide programs *Maintains lines of communication between schools, hospitals, and clinical sites *Assists in evaluating student progress in both Practical Nursing I and II *Counsels students and/or instructors about student progress *Keeps practical nursing students and parents of high school students informed of progress *Keeps accurate, current student records *Makes faculty teaching assignments *Provides coverage in absence of instructor by locating substitutes or acting as substitute *Strives to aid faculty members in reaching their full potential and professional growth *Plans and conducts faculty meetings using the democratic process *Orients new staff members to program, policies, and procedures *Evaluates Practical Nursing II Insructors annually. Collaborates with technical center principals in evaluation of Practical Nursing I Instructors *Recruits and interviews prospective students *Processes applications for admission into Practical Nursing *Serves as Financial Aid Officer to assist qualified students to receive Pell Grants and Guaranteed Student Loans *Cooperates with faculty and students in promotion of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) activities *Serves as chairman of the Admissions and Promotions Committee *Serves on Advisory Committees *Responsible for correspondence related to the school *Prepares annual reports *Takes active role in budget preparation and requisitions supplies, equipment, and books for department *Determines the need and writes proposals for new programs or changes in current programs

Posted By

Henrico County Public Schools

3820 Nine Mile Rd P.O. Box 23120, Richmond, VA 23223

At the following locations

Henrico County Public Schools

3820 Nine Mile Rd P.O. Box 23120, Richmond, VA 23223

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801