Substitute Nurses


Qualifications to be a Substitute Nurse

South Windsor Public Schools is accepting applications for substitute nurses to provide health services to students in elementary, middle and high school settings. Experience as a nurse substitute in a school setting is preferred, but not required. Excellent per diem rate and working conditions.

The rate of pay is as follows:

 Registered Nurse: $300/day
 Licensed Practical Nurse: $130/day

Qualifications. The minimum qualifications to become a substitute school nurse include:

  • State of Connecticut Registered Nurse license

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred

  • First Aid and CPR certification

  • Previous school nursing/substitute nursing experience

  • Ability to function autonomously within guidelines

  • Strong assessment skills, good communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse population

  • Familiarity and comfort with computer programs

  • Must be reliable and have a positive attitude