Playground Monitor (9 mos, 2/hrs day)

Posted: Continuous 2013-09-20
Closes: 09/26/2013
Fairfield Elementary School

                                                            JOB DESCRIPTION                                                       
Title:                                6.08     Playground Monitor
Reports To:                     Principal, Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent
FLSA Status:                   Non-Exempt
Qualifications:                 1.   Minimum age of 18 with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
                                       2.   Knowledge of basic first aid techniques.           
                                       3.   Ability to stand and move about school grounds for extended periods
                                              of time and, in certain situations, in an expeditious fashion.
                                       4.   Ability to work successfully in a team relationship with building
                                              administrators, teachers, operational staff members and students.         
                                       5.   Experience in working with and around children whose ages are
                                             on a par with those children whom the monitor will be supervising.
                                       6.   Demonstrate a sincere desire to aid all students.
                                       7.   Good health, high moral character, and good attendance record.
   8.   Professional tact, diplomacy and presentation with administrators,
         staff, teachers, students, parents and the community.
                                       9.   Possess tolerant and pleasant personality under sometimes demanding work situations.
General Description :            Playground monitors are to actively supervise students on the school playground or in other areas designated by the school principal.
Essential Functions:
      1.     Provide active and attentive supervision of elementary age students as assigned.
      2.     In the case of behavior problems, follow discipline procedures established by the administration.
      3.     Survey playground area regularly for unsafe and/or hazardous conditions. 
      4.     Actively monitor students' behavior at all times so as to ensure their proper and safe conduct.
      5.     Manage students in accordance with guidelines provided in the staff handbook.
      6.     Maintain appropriate confidentiality with regard to students, staff and administrators.
      7.     Perform other duties as assigned by the building principal.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
      1.     Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings;
      2.     Help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values;
      3.               The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District and
      4.     Perform other tasks related to the monitor's duties as assigned by the principal, assistant superintendent or superintendent.
Additional Working Conditions :
      1.     Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue.
      2.     Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions.
      3.     Occasional interaction among unruly children.
Revised 9/97
Revised 4/05
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