Up to $8000 Hiring and Retention Bonus Possible: through a grant from The Come Teach in Minnesota Program, licensed teachers who are American Indian or people of color, and who move to Minnesota may be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to $2,500. If eligible teachers are serving in a licensure shortage area, the hiring bonus may be up to $4,000. A retention bonus equal to the hiring bonus may also apply. Learn more about this program here. St. Francis Area Schools is a public school district located in St. Francis, a northern suburb of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

District Mission Statement
“Our mission is to equip all students with the knowledge and skills to empower them to achieve their dreams and full potential while becoming responsible citizens in a dynamic world.”

District Information
St. Francis Area Schools is located in northern Anoka County and southern Isanti County. We are a rural/suburban district, covering 165 square miles with our early childhood center, three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one ALC. Our school district annually educates more than 4,500 students and employs more than 750 staff members.
Application Procedure:  To be considered for this vacancy, applicant must complete the on-line application process and indicate interest in this specific job number.  

Duty Days Per Year186

Hours Per Day: 8

Type of Position:  Continuing; Registered Nurse- Licensed School Nurse

Salary: According to the Teachers Work Agreement

Supervisor of PositionDirector of Student Services

Qualifications: Licensed School Nurse-licensed by Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Health

Summary of Position: St. Francis Area Schools is seeking a licensed school nurse to oversee health services in three of our buildings; Cedar Creek Elementary School, East Bethel Elementary School, and the Early Childhood Family Education Center. Cedar Creek Elementary and East Bethel Elementary are Kindergarten through 5th grade buildings that are within a 1/2 mile of each other. Both buildings have full time health office staff acting as the primary point of contact for students needing care. The Early Childhood Center is located in Oak Grove and houses programming for all children ages 3-5. There is a part time LPN at this location, though traffic to the health office is very minimal. By joining our team, you would be a part of our dynamic, talented health staff consisting of 3 LSNs, 4 LPNs, and 3 Health Educational Assistants.

Summary of Duties: Promote a healthy and safe environment for students and staff through prevention, early intervention, and collaboration with school and community resources; Provide direct health care to students and staff; Coordinate and provide health screenings and referrals for health conditions; Serve as a leader for health policies and programs and as a liaison between school personnel, family, community and health care providers; Work with the school teams to accommodate the health needs of students on 504 plans and IEPs and complete related paperwork efficiently. This position is district wide and will require some travel.

Job Description: Teachers-Licensed School Nurse

The policy of the school district is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, age, family care leave status, or veteran status. The school district also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.