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Part-Time Lunch/Recess Monitor

Position Information 

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is seeking candidates to fill the available part-time (max 4 hours per day) Lunch/Recess Monitor position. This position provides assistance and supervision for children during lunch and/or assigned recesses to ensure a positive and safe environment.

Job Description

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is a new K4-12 non-denominational Christian School coming to Milwaukee’s South side at 2607 S. 5th Street in August of 2017.  The school will be a student-centered environment where young learners take ownership of their education not only in academics, but also physical health, creativity, and faith.  Our graduates will go on to achieve their highest potential and make our city, and ultimately the word, a better place.  

VISION

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy develops students to be tomorrow’s leaders.  They will be known by their strength of character, courage, intellect, impactful contributions and their faith.

MISSION

We will develop the leaders of tomorrow by:

  • Providing exceptional Christian based education
  • Offering am uninterrupted K-12 educational experience
  • Educating the whole child – mind, body and soul
  • Maximizing the potential of each individual student through personalized instruction
  • Integrating family, faith, academics and athletics/arts
  • Emphasizing grit, persistence and personal responsibility
  • Offering a safe, stimulating and welcoming school environment

Reporting structures: Lunch/Recess Monitors report to the Superintendent or designee

Essential Functions

These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Supervises students at lunchtime and/or playtime and maintains a harmonious atmosphere by encouraging peaceful resolution of conflicts.
  • Circulates throughout the cafeteria during mealtime. Helps students by opening packages and milk cartons. Cleans up spills and provides additional assistance as needed.
  • Assists students through the cafeteria line in an orderly fashion.
  • Insures students are orderly and acting appropriately.
  • Assists staff in lunch room clean-up.
  • Interacts with students to maintain order and provide assistance when needed.
  • Organizes group games and activities as needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for play equipment.
  • Directs movement of students to and from playground, lunchroom and classrooms in a safe and organized manner.
  • Assess playground for security and conditions of equipment and reports concerns to facilities manager.
  • Reports disciplinary and other concerns to the building administrator and/or classroom teacher. Provides assistance for students requiring additional educational guidance.
  • Maintains safe environment for students at all times.
  • Responds to emergency situation (injured students, altercations, etc) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Evaluates student injuries, determines course of action, performs minor first aid and completes required paperwork in compliance with District policies.
  • Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards immediately to supervisor.
  • Professionally represents the school in interactions with parents, community, staff and students.
  • Attends and successfully completes all staff development training as required by state law or directed by the Superintendent.
  • Reads and responds to email communications.
  • Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  • Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected in the classroom teachers.
  • Performs other duties as many, from time to time be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and at least one year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotions under control; remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with young children.
  • Language Skills: Ability to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond effectively to questions in one-on-one, small group situations to students and other school staff. Ability to verbally respond to common inquiries from students. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills: General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use, e-mail, internet software and word processing software.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to appropriately communicate with students, teachers, parents and members of the community. Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with constant interruptions.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Must have the ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, key a two-way radio microphone, operate a keyboard, and use a lock and key; hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; articulate information in an emergency situation; use physical agility and strength to defend self and detain persons using force if necessary; and have the visual acuity necessary to observe and comprehend student transitions.

Note:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Lunch/Recess Monitors will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the principal, supervisor or appropriate administrator. St. Augustine Preparatory Academy reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

 

Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin or any other basis prohibited by law when hiring, promoting, establishing wages, or providing benefits.
 
As a faith-based institution based on biblical principles, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy hires employees who agree with the school's Mission Statement and Statement of Beliefs and adhere to biblical standards of conduct.

 

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