Recess & Lunch Monitor (PreK - 8th Grade)

  • Part-time
  • Department: School-based Support
  • Start Date: Immediate opening

Company Description

Together with families and communities, KIPP Kansas City Public Schools works to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence they need to pursue the paths they choose - college, career, and beyond - so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. We are a Pre-K through 10th grade school located in the historical 18th and Vine District. We are part of a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory charter schools with a track record of preparing students in educationally underserved communities for success in life. KIPP KC opened its first school, KIPP Endeavor Academy, in 2007 with approximately 31 fifth grade students. Today, KIPP Kansas City has grown to serve students in Pre-Kindergarten through 10th grade and is currency, educating approximately 700 students.

Job Description

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


$15/hour - Part Time - 28 Hours/week

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