Job Description

Position Type: Support Staff
Location: Educational Services Department, 85031
Date Posted: 10/13/2020
Date Available: Immediately
Date Closing: Until Filled


Safe and Caring School Team Member
 

JOB GOAL:

To build safe and caring relationships with students, monitor student behavior, and promote positive school discipline in order to prevent school safety issues and incidents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates the ability to build positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Knowledge of child development concepts and practices
  • Knowledge of disciplinary practices and procedures within an educational setting
  • Knowledge of behavioral modification techniques
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and guidelines
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Demonstrates ability in working with diverse populations (ELL, Special Education and Gifted)
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must demonstrate an extremely high regard for confidential and sensitive information
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, common sense, good judgment, and the ability to function well under stress
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
  1. Build ongoing and sustainable relationships with students to help prevent negative incidents related to school safety
  2. Monitor student behavior, especially during unstructured times (i.e. passing times, lunch times, etc.), to prevent school safety issues including, but not limited to, bullying, harassment, fighting, and drugs
  3. Gather and analyze data related to school safety to share with administration in order to take a proactive approach to reducing school safety issues
  4. Support students at-risk of exhibiting negative behavior through relationship building, behavior intervention plans, and community building to help reduce exclusionary discipline practices
  5. Collaborate with teachers, families, and communities to promote supportive school discipline
  6. Serve as a check-in/check-out support staff member or student escort, as needed, to reduce negative incidents related to school safety
  7. Assist in de-escalating situations that place student safety at risk including fights, bullying, or weapons
  8. Monitor school grounds to prevent unauthorized visitors in order to keep the campus safe
  9. Support students with safe and caring self-regulation strategies including, but not limited to, breaks, breathing exercises, and reflection charts
  10. Perform home visits for tardiness, absences and truancy concerns
  11. Assist as a member of the school crisis team
  12. Other related duties, as assigned 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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 20 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.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
REPORTS TO: Site Administrator
LOCATION: Marc T. Atckinson Middle School
SUPERVISES: NA
CALENDAR: 9-month, Classified, 8 hour benefited position
JOB CATEGORY: Classified
BEGINNING SALARY: $15.74 hourly rate of pay
BENEFITS: As approved by the Governing Board
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until filled
 

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