All Other Positions - Affton School District
Position: All Other Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Playground and Cafeteria Monitors
Job Location: Various Buildings K-5
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Affton School District
St. Louis, MO 63123
Telephone: 314-633-5907
Job Description:
ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

LOCATION: Mesnier Primary School         lunch/recess hours
Gotsch Intermediate School   lunch/recess hours
DETAILS: 9.5-month support staff positions, on a 177 day calendar for 2022-23, with no fringe benefits. These are part-time positions, 11.25 hours per week.
COMPENSATION: According to the Support Staff Pay Schedule Level C. The hourly range for these positions are $12.67- $20.76.  Placement within the range is determined by like experience.  Pursuant to board policy, for initial placement a maximum of 5 years of experience may be applied to the Support Staff Pay Schedule.
JOB SUMMARY: Monitors supervise students, communicate with building staff and administration when dismissing from the cafeteria or playground. Monitors provide and maintain a safe and orderly school environment for the students.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A candidate with prior experience supervising children in a daycare, school, or camp setting is preferred.
  • Completed current Hepatitis A vaccination series or willingness to complete is required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active CPR and first aid certification is required.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with children in a positive manner.
  • Have basic knowledge of student special needs, if applicable.
  • Have excellent relationships with administration, employees, students, parents, and the public.
  • Excellence attendance, highly dependable, flexible to changes.
  • Ability to work independently, use good judgment, think quickly, and respond to situations in a calm, caring manner is required.
  • Ability to redirect and interact positively with students is required.
  • Ability to effectively supervise school-age children is required.
  • Ability to listen well and respond to questions from students in a professional manner is required.
  • The ability to work as a team player, communicate and collaborate with staff is required.
  • The ability to develop effective working relationships with students and the school community is required.
  • The ability to work with a multi-ethnic, multicultural student population is required.
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures when outside.
  • Monitor students during lunch, recess, or study hall during school hours. 
  • Monitor students entering the cafeteria, waiting in line at the cafeteria, while eating, ensuring all students have something to eat. 
  • Assist students in opening containers or providing additional support during lunch.
  • Assist and support student behavior management. 
  • Refer students to the office when necessary (serious misbehavior, illness, injury requiring first aid).
  • Communicate all behavioral concerns while at lunch or recess to appropriate staff and administration.
  • Assess the playground for any safety concerns and check the conditions of equipment students are able to use.
  • Notify office personnel immediately of any emergency (unsafe situations, stranger, stray animal, runaway student, etc).
  • Track playground equipment.
  • Ensure students do not leave the parameters of the cafeteria or playground.
  • Prevent children from meeting or leaving with any person who does not have proper authorization obtained from the school office.
  • Supervise children indoors during inclement weather.
  • Dismiss students according to building procedures.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.