Safety / Security Position - Crossroads Charter Schools
Position: Safety / Security Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Student Safety Monitor - Paraprofessional
Job Location: Crossroads Charter Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Crossroads Charter Schools
Kansas City, MO 64105
Telephone: 816-221-3191 EXT 334
Job Description:
Job Description: Student Safety Monitor (Paraprofessional)

Direct Supervisor:  Principal, or designee

School Summary:
At Crossroads Charter Schools, we…
  • Understand the significant difference between equity and equality. Every student deserves to receive what he/she needs to succeed (equity), not that every student receives the same amount of resources, instruction, attention, etc. (equality).
  • Develop school environments where all students are actively and meaningfully engaged in rigorous instruction and authentic learning tasks.
  • Interrupt the “school to prison pipeline” – policies and practices that are directly and indirectly pushing the most at-risk students out of school and on a pathway to the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
  • Engage families as partners in meaningful ways.
  • Build the capacity of diverse teams that are more reflective of our students.
  • Nurture an open, collaborative, and trusting environment because the work is enormous, deeply personal, emotional and often difficult. 
  • Engage in on-going job-embedded professional development through co-teaching and co-planning

Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities are to provide continuous safety support to the overall educational environment by monitoring attendance and hallways. The Student Safety Monitor tracks and analyzes data in order to identify attendance and supervision trends. In addition, the Student Safety Monitor collaborates with the building behavior and admin team to implement systems and student supports. Also, the Student Safety Monitor works with the District Safety Manager to monitor student behavior and navigate safety situations. The Student Safety Monitor collaborates with staff to accommodate special needs, diversity and educational backgrounds of the students; and overcome challenges constructively. The Student Safety Monitor is a hardworking, collaborative and enthusiastic professional.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Help create and sustain a positive and safe learning environment for all students.  
  • Monitors attendance at the beginning of each class period 
  • Communicates with appropriate team members and families regarding absence anomalies 
  • Monitors hallways, bathrooms, and stairwells throughout the school day to ensure student safety and maximize learning time
  • Communicates safety concerns with building admin and District Safety Manager proactively to maintain a safe environment
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate hallway data with social emotional and admin team 
  • Monitor arrival and dismissal procedures. 
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience with children preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with education and child welfare policies and best practices and a motivation to continue expanding that knowledge base.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to coordinate multiple tasks and activities simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and an ability to keep multiple stakeholder groups, including parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and partners, informed of critical issues, activities and schedules.  
  • An ability and enthusiasm for promoting the school and its mission to a broad and diverse group of people.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and an ability to collaborate closely with colleagues and partners to identify challenges and to design and implement solutions.
  • Strong computer skills; must be proficient in the use of email, the internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Donor Perfect and Google Apps and be able to apply these skills towards the necessary organization, documentation and communication requirements of this position.
  • Excellent work ethic, positive attitude and exceptional people skills
  • Must pass extensive background check

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