Job Description

Position Type: Support Staff
Location: Districtwide, 85031
Date Posted: 9/30/2020
Date Available: Immediately
Date Closing: Until Filled




Incumbents are responsible for ensuring the safety of children on school grounds, buses, and in lunchrooms by monitoring behavior and identifying safety hazards.


  • Ability to read and write in order to communicate and receive instruction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

  • Some positions may require: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.



  • Monitors children in the lunchroom, school grounds, and/or on bus to ensure appropriate behavior and the removal of safety hazards, which includes: cleaning up spills on floors, enforcing school rules and policies, escorting injured students to the nurse, picking up tripping hazards, intervening and defusing fights, placing cones around hazards, and performing other related activities.

  • Picks up and drops off students, which include: escorting students to and from classrooms; delivering messages from parents or teachers; helping students with required needs; and, performing other related activities.

  • Observes school grounds to ensure no strangers come on to school property.

  • Attends to children’s minor medical needs on the bus and playground.

  • Reports violations of student behavior to the office; alerts office of incidents requiring emergency response or administrative assistance.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

  • Positions assigned to buses may be responsible for:

    • Assisting students to and from buses;

    • Seating children in assigned locations on bus.

  • Positions assigned to breakfast and/or noon monitoring may be responsible for:

    • Washing and disinfecting cafeteria tables;

    • Assisting children with opening milk cartons and other related items.

  • Positions assigned to special education may be responsible for:

    • Assisting special needs students to and from bus or parent pick up areas;

    • Assisting special needs students at meal periods;

    • Assisting special needs students with personal hygiene needs.


  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of applicable Cartwright School District and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Basic first aid

  • Safety procedures and guidelines

  • Monitoring and redirecting children

  • Using equipment such as first aid kits, hand-held radios, mops, balls, and other related items.

  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


  • Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • May be subjected to odors, chemicals, blood and other body fluids, extreme temperatures, work space restrictions, intense noises, and travel.



REPORTS TO: Site Administrator

LOCATION: District-Wide


CALENDAR: Per contract

JOB CATEGORY: Classified



BENEFITS: As approved by the Governing Board



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