Unlicensed Assistive Personnel

Network · Charlotte, North Carolina
Department Network
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Commensurate with Experience

Unlicensed Assistive Personnel, Charlotte Lab School

Job Posting Date: Nov. 17, 2021

Application Closing Date: Dec. 3, 2021, or until position is filled

Hours: Full-Time, 10-month position

Start Date: Dec. 6, 2021


The Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) will provide care to students under the direction and supervision of a school nurse and support to the campus under the direction and supervision of the Head of School. The UAP does not have to hold a healthcare or educator’s license and can be an entry-level individual seeking to learn and develop their skills. This role will be assisting the school nurse with Covid reporting and data entry and the Head of School with various support and coverage tasks across the school.


Student Care

  • Follows federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies regarding children’s educational welfare;
  • Reports any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse;
  • Provide care to students under the direction and guidance of a nurse.
  • Orders maintained, inventories, equipment, and supplies for clinics;
  • Assists in evaluations of nurses, who are under nurses supervision;
  • Maintains licensure/certification; assumes responsibility for professional growth and keeps materials, supplies, and skills up-to-date;
  • Serves as a liaison with parents, primary health care providers and other health officials/agencies that may be participating in the case management process of students;
  • Attends workshops/seminars/professional meetings to stay informed of new developments and literature in nursing;
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;

Campus Support

  • Support supervision and coverage needs across the campus in classrooms, hallways, cafe, and flex spaces
  • Supervise students and maintain a clean, orderly, safe, and positive learning environment;
  • Monitor campus behavior in a fair and respectful manner using an appropriate tone; 
  • Support the operations team with the implementation of the federal lunch program by assisting with distribution and reporting processes;
  • Alert the Guidance Counselor, Dean of Students/Culture or Student Support Assistant if student support issues arise;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the building administrator(s) or Director to address district-wide needs in accordance with school and division policies/ practices (i.e. attendance, arrival/dismissal duty, lunch/recess duty, etc.)

Other Professional Responsibilities

  • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities;
  • Maintains proper boundaries with students at all times, assuring respect for the ethical and legal duties in the staff-student relationship and the essential duty to serve as a role model;
  • Provides a good role model of an educated professional in appearance, demeanor, dress and behavior;
  • Complies with and supports school regulations and policies;
  • Cooperates with staff members and parents in maintaining a positive climate;
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Meet all reporting deadlines

Candidates Should:

  • Be able/willing to learn how to fulfill the responsibilities listed above;
  • Have a high school diploma.

In addition, the Charlotte Lab Instructional Leadership Team will look favorably upon candidates who:

  • Have experience working with students of all ages; 
  • Have experience working in medical or pharmaceutical settings;
  • Have previous experience working with diverse populations;
  • Are motivated to work in an open, progressive school environment;
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability;
  • Have strong classroom management and communication skills;
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Are comfortable with technology and quick learner of various computer applications; and
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others.


Salary will be commensurate with experience, with a cap of $35,000. Candidates will also be offered medical benefits with the option to enroll in vision coverage, dental coverage, and a 403(b) retirement program.

Application Process

Please visit www.charlottelabschool.org/lab-faculty/working-at-lab to complete an application. You will be asked to include your resume and a detailed cover letter demonstrating your interest in working for Charlotte Lab School.

Charlotte Lab School is strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and we encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Charlotte Lab School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, national, ethnic origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

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  • Location
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Commensurate with Experience