ISS Monitor

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Job Description

Position Title: In-School Suspension Monitor
Position Type:  Salaried ($18,320) / Non-Exempt; ***this position is funded by grant funds (State-comp Ed), which is solely based on the need of the campus.
Position Hours:  Full-time; Monday – Friday
Reports to:  Teacher(s) assigned and Campus principal
Length of Term/Employment: 190 days / At-will
Position Mission: The In-School Suspension Monitor, under the supervision of the campus principal, will supervise and monitor students who are assigned to in-school suspension (ISS). Provide students with appropriate learning activities in the core academic subject areas designed to help students fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, and social growth. The ISS Teacher will oversee students ensure the completion of assignments and will perform various record-keeping activities.
Position Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Completed 48+ semester hours at an Institute of Higher Education or Valid Texas Educational Aide Certificate.
  • 3-5 years of previous experience working with children in a classroom setting.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong writing and oral language skills.
  • Must have a proven record of educational success and excellence through innovation and personal commitment.
  • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements in areas of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a personal computer and audio-visual equipment.
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to assist in the organization and coordination of district-wide programs.
  • Ability to make decisions based on relevant information.
  • Ability to understand the Federal guidelines.
  • Ability to interpret data.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other departments and agencies.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze statistical data for trends and student performance in various programs and to develop strategies for improvement.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Job Duties: (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as a complete list of all duties, skills, efforts or working conditions that may be required.)

  •  Assist teachers with instructing and supervising students in classroom activities, focusing on at-risk students.
  • Assist teachers in devising and implementing special strategies for reinforcing skills based on the special needs and abilities of each student.
  • Monitor individual student progress while assigned to in-school suspension.
  • Provide academic assistance for students as they complete their classroom work while in in-school suspension.
  • Consistently reinforce positive behavior and correct negative behavior.
  • Hold students accountable for their actions.
  • Provide guidance for students with inappropriate behavior and interactions while at school.
  • Review in-school suspension policies, procedures and student expectations with students daily.
  • Work with students and or other staff members on issues such as behavior management and the prevention of undesirable behaviors that resulted in a student being assigned to ISS.
  • Email teachers in advance for work requests and complete student work completion.
  • Facilitate and arrange delivery of student lunches when necessary.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  • Work with other members of staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Student Management:

  •  Assist teachers with developing appropriate individualized activities for students identified as at-risk.
  • Provides one-on-one or small group supervision to at-risk students as necessary.
  •  Conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher, work with individual students or small groups.
  • Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom monitoring and serving, playground duty, and street crossing duties.
  • Keep teacher informed of the special needs or problems of individual students.


  •  Completes other duties as assigned by the teacher to promote the Title 1 instructional program.
  •  Work week schedule: Workday begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • Adheres to staff dress code.
  •  Maintains a good working relationship with Jubilee Academies’ staff and parents.
  • Actively supports and participates in fundraising activities of Jubilee Academies.
  •  Participates in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  • Participates in faculty meetings, special events, and committee assignments.

Charter & Community Responsibilities:

  • Convey the charter’s mission to the public and encourage support in accomplishing the mission.
  • Illustrate understanding of Charter and community needs and begin activities to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrate use of productive and efficient skills to raise community and parent involvement.
  • Actively participate in student recruitment efforts.

Charter Atmosphere:

  • Encourage a constructive, thoughtful climate for learning.
  • Promote fairness of students and staff from all cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicate with students and staff in an effective manner that promotes and sustains the Jubilee culture.

Working Conditions:

  • Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Busy office environment with multiple priorities and frequent interruptions.
  • Occasional district and statewide travel.
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Posted By

Jubilee Academic Center

8038 W Military, San Antonio, TX 78227
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students


State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students


State Average: 9%



State Average: 558