Lunch and Recess Monitor - ES

  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Part-time
  • Department: School-based Support
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Subject: General Elementary
  • Start Date: Immediate opening

Company Description

KIPP KC was founded in 2007 with our middle school serving grades 5-8.  In 2013 we opened our elementary school.  Today we serve 650 students in grades PreK-8, and  intend to open our High School in Fall 2021. 

We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.

Job Description

Lunch and Recess Monitor

Position Overview

Every member of the Team & Family at KIPP KC plays a critical role in ensuring our students are on the path toward college, career, and beyond. Our support staff are passionate advocates for our students, working tirelessly to create a school environment that helps students thrive. As a Lunch and Recess Monitor, you are deeply committed to educational equity, building relationships with students and families so they are safe, seen, heard, and loved.

As a KIPP KC Public Schools Lunch and Recess Monitor, your core responsibilities include:

Monitoring Recess

  • Ensure students are safe at all times when in recess areas.

  • Set expectations with students around safety and fairness on the playground and other shared spaces.

  • Teach students how to play games with each other and monitor the safety of those activities

  • Establish routines for playground safety, cleaning up, and transitioning to and from the playground areas.

  • Reset expectations as needed for individuals and groups of students in an equitable, kind manner

  • Meet professional obligations including timeliness and consistency in meeting deadlines

  • Exemplify the school cultural expectations

Monitoring Lunch

  • Ensure students are safe at all times and have what they need for lunch.

  • Maintain a cafeteria environment that is conducive to students visiting with each other and build relationships with each other.

  • Teach students the routines of the cafeteria in alignment with school vision.

  • Confer, as needed with administration around improvements to make for cafeteria routines.

  • Meet professional obligations including timeliness and consistency in meeting deadlines

  • Exemplify the school cultural expectations


Skills and Qualifications

  • Punctuality, ability to meet deadlines, and ability to receive feedback openly

  • Deep commitment to educational equity and underserved communities

  • Ability to build relationships with students

  • Ability to set expectations, and uphold them with all students, in alignment with school vision

  • Satisfactory outcome of a background check

Additional Information

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, KIPP KC offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage and retirement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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