ISP is a non-profit, student-centered, independent school, inspiring lifelong learners for a future without borders. We are recognized as a leader in international education, offering world-class opportunities for students since 3 years old at Early Childhood Center to 12th grade.
The International School of Panama operates under the license of the Ministry of Education of Panama and is accredited by AdvancED. As an authorized IB World School, we offer the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) for students in grades 11 and 12. In addition, we offer the unique Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate and AdvancED certified STEM programs.
The school nurse is responsible for working in coordination with a colleague to provide first aid care for the day to day health care needs of the students and staff of ISP. To support the instructional program by creating a climate of health and well-being in the school and by addressing the health needs of the school consistent with the goals set forth by the school administration and within the resources provided by the administration.
Reporting Line and Organizational Structure
This position reports to: Director of Human Resources
ISP is committed to the health, safety and well-being of its students and staff. ISP also expects staff to comply with its policy and procedures that relate to statutory requirements and best practices outlined, but not limited to the ISP Staff Handbook. Of a particular importance are the policies related to Child Protection and Inclusion and Diversity. Appointees are accountable for completing available training on these matters and ensuring that their knowledge, and the knowledge of their staff, is up to date.
Key Accountabilities and Competencies
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
At least 5 years of experience as school nursing or experience in independent practice