Nurse Assistant (CNA) Teacher

Payette School District Southwest / Boise School Nurse Secondary Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job


1. Willingness to work towards and complete minimum requirements for CTE occupational specialist certificate in Idaho.

2. Minimum experience of two years preferred

3. Knowledge of child growth and development, community and family dynamics, current health issues, and wellness education

4. Knowledge of community health and social services resources

5. Ability to communicate effectively with non-school health professionals and social service agencies

6. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff and community groups and organizations

7. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

8. Must be a bachelor-prepared Registered Nurse (RN) with an unencumbered, current Idaho license. Must have evidence of three years of experience working as an RN with at least two years of experience caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age.

9. Willingness to work towards and complete documentation of an instructor development course; train-the-trainer course; or equivalent [Idaho Board of Nursing requirement].

10. The successful candidate must also be approved by the Idaho Board of Nursing.


Superintendent, Building Principal


Applicants must be highly qualified and have Idaho Standards Certification with appropriate CNA certification. Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.


Develop instructions and community-based Career and Technical Education (CTE) training experiences
Help students learn specific job requirements through a competency-based training curriculum
Teach entry levels skills that facilitate employment in the Health and Allied Health Occupations

1. Must use the curriculum scope and sequence by Idaho State Board of Nursing guidelines for nursing assistants with a minimum of 120 hours completion time. (80 hours of classroom and 32 hours of clinical and 8 laboratory/clinical).

2. Coordinate with high school counselors in screening prospective students for the programs.

3. Cultivate and maintain community-based training and clinical sites while matching the experience to course objectives.

4. Establish follow-up and monitoring procedures for the clinical sites and students who are training in them.

5. Establish 16 hours of learning prior to direct care. Concepts that must be covered include communication, interpersonal skills, infection control, safety-emergency procedures, promoting residents’ independence and respecting resident’s rights.

6. Develop and maintain an industry-based Technical Advisory Committee.

7. Offer students opportunities for leadership and growth with the Health Occupations Students of America and National Technical Honor Society.

8. Enter daily attendance and update grades on a regular basis.

9. Submit all reports required by the Idaho Division of Career and Technical Education to the program coordinator prior to deadline.

10. Maintain appropriate student records.

11. Maintain an inventory of all program equipment and materials.

12. Participate with the development of individualized training programs for students in Special Education programs.

13. Coordinate with the PHS administration in evaluating and modifying teaching strategies, curriculum delivery and classroom management for effectiveness and insurance of quality teaching.

14. Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

External Candidates should complete the online Payette School District Certified Application and upload the following:

1. An essay, 250 words or less, on what your major strengths are as they apply to the position of which you are making application

2. Cover letter

3. Resume

4. Photocopies of college transcripts

5. Photocopy of current Idaho Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Nurse Endorsement

6. Photocopy of Praxis or specified credits that verify highly qualified status

7. (3) current letters of recommendation


Salary based on experience and skills. The position qualifies for benefits which include health, dental, vision and life insurance, PERSI retirement, paid vacation as well as access to optional ancillary insurance and retirement products.


This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will”. The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right for the employee. These are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the district so long as the employment continues.

Payette School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Positions are open until filled. All recommendations for hire are tentative offers. Employment is contingent upon board approval, and successful completion of a federal background check and drug-free workplace pre-employment screening (if required for the position). Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Payette School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.