Supervisory Aide - Multiple Positions Available
Position/Title - Supervisory Aide
Responsible to - Building Principal or Designee
Terms of Employment:
This is a full-time position, school year; 40 hours per week;
Varied Shifts; 8 hours per day between 7:30 a.m. - 4:00pm and 10:00am - 6:30 p.m.
Holidays, sick and personal leave per Board Policy and/or CBA.
Insurance as available per District; IMRF Pension Plan.
• Minimum; High School Diploma
• Experience working with students preferred
• Responsible and dependable
• Solid interpersonal skills
• Requires strong relationship-building skills
• Successful completion of criminal background check
• Evidence of physical fitness and freedom from communicable disease
• CPI certified preferred but not required
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing to a diverse group
• Work independently
• Ability to respond quickly
• Ability to stand for most of the day
The responsibility of the Supervisory Aide is to help maintain effective operation of the school by implementing Restorative Practice and PBIS methods to encourage the appropriate engagement of students in all aspects of the school experience. The Supervisory Aide must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents and staff, and be able to maintain positive school culture within the school setting. He/she shall make sure that environment is secure and safe.
The essential duties of a Supervisory Aide are to work directly with students to solve conflicts, discipline and behavior situations with a student-centered, restorative approach, including modeling. Additionally, the Supervisory Aide will watch for and report irregularities and safety issues such as fire hazards, security doors left unlocked and any unusual activity; regulate pedestrian traffic at the school's entrance and in halls to maintain an orderly flow; monitor the halls and surrounding school premises for truancy; check for students' hall passes and tardy slips; direct authorized visitors to their proper destination on campus and monitor and report unauthorized visitors to the building office; record data for the supervisory staff, such as student conflicts or unusual occurrences; report tardiness, truancies and other related incidents to the appropriate school administrator; and perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the school principal or designee.
- Supervises students before and after school, in cafeteria, in hallways, and other designated school areas as assigned.
- Establishes a positive collaborative working relationship with school administrators, staff, and students.
- Carries out activities within the school aimed at improving school climate and addressing barriers to learning.
- Consults with the school’s support personnel such as the social workers, psychologists, behavior specialists etc. to assess the needs of students and to ensure that students who are at-risk and/or experiencing issues are receiving appropriate school-based services.
- Ensures inclusive opportunities for students to be engaged in the school climate improvement process.
- Works with other building staff engaged in school climate strategies to document successes and challenges as well as to identify best practices.
- Provides feedback to leadership team regarding the progress of culture and climate goals set forth by the building leadership team.
- Reports any discipline infractions, unauthorized visitors, safety violations and concerns, and acts of vandalism to the Principal.
- Monitors students’ behavior in the hallways and promotes positive student responsibility for behavior and attitude by serving as a role model.
- Responds to emergency situations when needed and assists students during emergency evacuations.
- Maintains accurate and complete records and reports as required by law, regulation or building/department or requested by the Principal or designee.
- Maintains confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising duties in accordance with the law and Board policies.
- Performs other student supervisory duties as assigned by the principal or designee.
- Other duties as needed.
Environment: School site environment
This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the position incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority or designee.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.
- Mobility to escort children throughout school setting
- Ability to work out of doors in all weather conditions
- Clarity of vision at varying distances to be able to monitor students.
- Verbal, auditory, and written capabilities to effectively communicate in an articulate manner
- Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
- Occasional bending, kneeling or crouching.
- The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.