Midland School, a distinctive co-educational boarding school for grades 9-12, has an opening for a full-time Health Director for next school year. Midland is seeking a health practitioner to support our students from both holistic and practical wellness perspectives. If you’re looking to work and live in an engaged community, desire a strong and dynamic team surrounding you and enjoy finishing each day filled with pride in your work and in the collective endeavor of our educational community, this position is for you! Our ideal candidate prioritizes a collaborative and enthusiastic healthcare approach and demonstrates excellent organizational skills. This is a full-time (+/- school year work schedule), salaried (DOE) and benefited position, including housing on campus (option to live off campus locally as well). Our campus residential community is filled with outdoor enthusiasts, farmers, animal lovers, artists and, of course, friendly and talented faculty and staff. Midland School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity amongst our employees.
About us: located on a 2,860-acre ranch at the edge of the Los Padres National Forest, Midland has been a leader of place-based and experiential college preparatory education since 1932. Everything that we do — from the courses we choose to teach, to how we maintain our campus, to the way we feed ourselves— originates from an intentional curriculum that focuses not only on college preparatory classes, but also on leadership, community, and stewardship. Our students live a cell-phone-free high school experience, close to nature. If you would like to be a part of a team dedicated to teaching the value of a lifetime of learning, self-reliance, simplicity and a responsibility to community, then join us and make a difference. See www.midland-school.org for more information about our school.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities Overall management and leadership of students’ physical, mental, and emotional health and wellness Facilitate and oversee school relationships with our advising school counselor & external healthcare advisors Train/coach faculty, advisors, athletic coaches on health issues Co-lead, co-develop, and co-teach student health and wellness curriculum Oversee management and distribution of student medications Ongoing communication with parents and faculty regarding medical and health concerns Management of student health related forms, paperwork, records, and appointments Member & participant Student Support Team Qualifications BA + relevant medical training and experience (prefer: Registered Nurse, Minimum: WFR, EMT, LVN) Prior experience in adolescent residential communities strongly preferred (schools and camps) Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written – detailed, clear and concise Passion for working with teenagers in a boarding school setting Willingness to embrace continuous improvement and professional growth Organizational and time management skills How to Apply This position is open until filled with an expected start date in late July (no later than mid-August 2021.) Applicants should first carefully review the qualifications and the Midland School website. After that, please submit the following four items: 1) Cover letter that addresses the alignment of your experience and interestswith the qualifications outlined above and Midland School mission, 2) Resume, 3) Midland Employment Application (see website), and 4) a list of 3-5 references. Submit applications via e-mail in the pdf file format as a single document to Jill Brady, Assistant to the Head of School at [email protected]
Additional Salary Information: Pension, health care, professional development support, tuition remission, 401K, meals and housing