Lunch Monitor

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Start Date


JOB TITLE:  Lunch Monitor
REPORTS TO:   Elementary Administrative Assistant & Elementary School Asst. Principal

  • This is a part time position at the hourly wage of: $13.00
  • This position will be during lunch hours.
    • We also have several Health Screening Monitor positions open and encourage applicants to apply for both positions (Heath Screening Monitors & Lunch Monitor).  The Heath Screening Monitor will be during the morning hours only.
This position provides assistance and supervision for children during lunch and/or assigned recesses to ensure a
positive and safe environment . Supervision will be provided in the classroom during Phase 1 of reopening guidelines.
Supervision will be provided in the cafeteria and on the playground as needed during Phase 2 of reopening guidelines.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities, Knowledge and Abilities during Phase 1 Supervision
  • Monitor classrooms during mealtime periods.
  • Monitor restroom use.
  • Circulate throughout the classroom during mealtime. Help students by opening packages and milk cartons.
  • Assist in lunch clean-up.
  • Ensure students wash hands before eating lunch and when finished cleaning up lunch.
  • Sanitize the playground using a portable backpack fogger.
  • Report disciplinary concerns to the Classroom Teacher.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Attend work regularly and be punctual adhering to the attendance policy.
  • Dress appropriately for working with children.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities, Knowledge and Abilities during Phase 2 Supervision
  • Monitor the cafeteria, playground and/or other common areas utilized over the morning play and mealtime periods (including classrooms and the gym when utilized for indoor recess).
  • Circulate throughout the cafeteria during mealtime. Help students by opening packages, milk cartons and heating upfood in the microwave. Clean up spills and provide additional assistance as needed.
  • Assist staff in lunchroom clean-up.
  • Assess playground environment for organization, cleanliness, security and equipment condition. Make improvements as needed and sweep sidewalk for gravel and other debris. Limited snow removal (broom, shovel)
  • Report disciplinary and other concerns to Administration and/or classroom Teacher.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Evaluate student injuries and determine course of action.
  • Attend work regularly and be punctual adhering to the Attendance Policy.
  • Dress appropriately for working with children and weather conditions.
Education and Related Work Experience
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred
  • No experience required
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old
Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to appropriately communicate with students, teachers, parents and members of the community
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with constant interruptions
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
  • Criminal background check required for hire
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
The physical demands & working conditions described here 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.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be physically able to work outside throughout the school year
  • Regularly required to speak and hear
  • Regularly required to walk, stand, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Occasionally climb stairs and use a broom or shovel to remove snow
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision
Working Conditions
  • The Playground Monitors could be exposed to weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, snow and other outdoor weather conditions.
  • Will be required to us PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) i.e. Mask and/or gloves.
  • Appropriate shoes are needed for the playground environment and gravel in the play area examples:  closed toe, tennis shoes or boots.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate, but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities.

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University Schools

6525 W. 18th Street, Greeley, CO 80634
Compare with State

Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 17.36

% ELL Students*

State Average: 11.60

% IEP Students*

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415