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School Nurse - Sao Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil
General Administration

Position: School Nurse

Location:São Paulo

Start Date: July 2021



Begin by thinking of Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues Online, Avenues London. Avenues is one school with many campuses, providing transformative, world-focused learning experiences to students around the globe. Avenues | The World Schoolprepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.


The School Nurse at Avenues: The World School provides care for children in grades nursery through twelve and adults, as part of a team including two other nurses. 


The successful candidate will bring proven abilities to contribute in the following areas: 

  • Provide direct health services to students and staff,including: 
    • promoting a healthy school environment by monitoring immunizations and ensuring appropriate exclusion for infectious illnesses
    • acting as advocate and consultant on health-related issues
    • Provide nursing care and physical screening to students and colleagues; assess and implement first aid measures for patients as needed. 
  • Contribute to the school health program through communication and collaboration with school staff, parents, students and community resources, to ensure all faculty have relevant information on the student body.
  • Report appropriate health records and communicable diseases as required by law
  • Communicateclearly and proactively with parents and staff on student illnesses
  • Contribute to the development of  school health policies, including around crisis response, health office organization, training for faculty and staff, and other areas as needed 
  • Monitorthe student body with chronic conditions and liaise with appropriate stake -holders
  • Collaboratewith faculty around field trips, to include preparation of first aid bags and preparing health alerts
  • Checkingcompliance on Magnus health and reaching out to parents who are non compliant.


Candidates should have most, if not all, of the following:  

  • Registered professional nurse, licensed to practice in São Paulo
  • Bachelor of science degree with three years relevant professional experience
  • Experience as a school, pediatric and/or public health nurse referred
  • Knowledge of school health programs such as immunization and other requirements
  • Understanding of pediatric growth and development, allergies, and reproductive and behavioral health
  • Understanding of health curriculum and instruction for children from nursery (2-year-olds) through grade 12
  • Proficiency in computer operation, including office software, online research and database operation
  • Proficiency in English


Please read first about Avenues: The World School and our distinctive approach, and consider whether our mission and approach would be a good fit for

Apply through the Careers section of the Avenues website ( Be sure to include a letter of application, in which you thoughtfully explain why this role at Avenues São Paulo would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. 


Avenues is neither a local school, nor an international school - we are a world school. We value and are respectful of the diversity of languages, race, gender and culture which is reflected amongst our staff. Our hiring reflects action for equal opportunity for all while appreciating that local context influences our focus for greater representation of racial diversity on our campus. We aim to interconnect different views and voices as we develop students to be world wise leaders.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

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