School Nurse (RN) Job Application

Join our team of enthusiastic, dynamic and collaborative professionals at Gesher Jewish Day School!

For more than three decades, Gesher JDS has been the center of learning for Jewish children of all backgrounds throughout Northern Virginia. Our academic program weaves meaningful Jewish learning with a rigorous general studies curriculum throughout the day, providing a comprehensive education from Junior Kindergarten through Middle School. Our graduates emerge prepared for high school with a love for learning and strong Jewish values.


  • Provide emergency care to students for accidents and illness during school hours

  • Maintain detailed student health records- regarding clinic visits, ongoing medical needs of students, entrance documentation including immunization records

  • Ensures all federal, state and local health requirements are met for the Gesher community

  • Works closely with the Head of School to create or refine policies regarding school health and safety

  • Acts as a resource to faculty/ staff regarding health education, infection control


  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in good standing with the Virginia Board of Nursing

  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree and experience with pediatrics strongly preferred

  • Active Basic Life Support BLS CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers certification with hands on training required

  • Minimum of three years clinical experience required, with at least one year of experience in a pediatric, public health or school setting preferred

  • Able to exchange accurate information in situations with parent, students and other health professionals

  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement and make quick decisions

  • High degree of discretion and confidentiality, as necessary and appropriate.

  • Proficiency in Google Suite (docs, sheets, etc) strongly preferred

Pay: $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

Gesher Jewish Day School is open and in person 5 days a week. For the health and safety of our community, we require teachers and students to wear masks, social distance and have a daily health screening at this time.

Gesher Jewish Day School is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.

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