Hall Monitor

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Description

Waterbury Public Schools
 
JOB CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION
 

JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE:
Hall Monitor/Security
 
DEPARTMENT:
Security and Safety
 
 
INCUMBENT NAME:
Grant Funded
 
 
 
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION:
Non-Union
 
REPORTS TO:
Building Principal or District Level Administrator
 
FLSA DESIGNATION:
Part-Time, Non-Exempt
7-8 hours per day depending on school needs.  Salary $90 per day, 10 Months, No benefits.
M-F, Note: This is a non-union, part-time, grant funded position that exists as long as funds are available.

 
PART I - SUMMARY OF CLASSIFICATION
 
This class is accountable for providing security services for the safety and welfare of students, staff, and visitors while on school grounds; monitoring the main lobby/entrance and other areas of school grounds; assuring student compliance with school and District rules and procedures; and communicating information in response to inquiries. This class also provides a positive role model for students and promotes positive relationships with students.
 
PART II - MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
A. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
Education:
 
  1. High School Diploma or a general education development (GED) certificate. Associate degree preferred.
 
General Experience:
 
  1. Two (2) years of full-time employment or equivalent work that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed.
  2. Preferred: Experience working with school age children in a public or private school setting; Background in military, law enforcement, corrections or similar experience; Experience in an urban school district and/or a multi-cultural environment.
 
B. CREDENTIALS:
 
C. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Class D Operator’s License.
 
D. CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
Incumbents in this class are expected to be trained in and be current in all aspects of the program. CPR/First Aid Certificate may be required.
 
E. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, rules, regulations, and District policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI);
  • Knowledge of standard safety practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the similarities and differences between cognitive, communicative, physical, social, and emotional needs of students and the factors that influence these different needs;
  • Knowledge of and respect for the diverse backgrounds (cultural, linguistic, environmental) of students and how these characteristics affect the student’s life and learning;
  • Oral and written communication skills;
  • Interpersonal and social skills;
  • Ability to administer first aid in emergency situations;
  • Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action, handling situations firmly, courteously, and tactfully;
  • Ability to apply the principles of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Scientific Research Based Interventions (SRBI);
  • Ability to assist and reinforce elements that support a safe, healthy, and effective teaching and learning environment;
  • Ability to be sensitive and respectful in communications regarding all children and families, regardless of differences in cultural heritage, lifestyle, values, and home environment;
  • Ability to effectively employ a variety of strategies that reinforce positive behavior;
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints;
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with students;
  • Ability to follow oral and written direction, seeking clarification as needed;
  • Ability to operate two-way radio;
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports;
  • Ability to react well under pressure;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information;
  • Ability to reinforce the development of student social skills by using appropriate strategies to modify the environment;
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations;
  • Ability to use ethical practices for confidential communication about students;
  • Ability to use independent judgment and demonstrate initiative to act without being asked;
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence consistent with the duties of this position;
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
 
PART III - POSITION SUPERVISES:
 
None
 
PART IV - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.
 
  • Assesses danger and calls for assistance if necessary;
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring a safe, efficient, and effective work and learning environment;
  • Assists teachers and administrators in the direct supervision of students for the purpose of ensuring compliance with school policies and procedures relating to the student behavior code;
  • Assist teachers in escorting disruptive students to the administration office for corrective action;
  • Assists teachers and administrators in the loading and unloading of school buses, making sure that safe and courteous conduct is observed;
  • Communicates school policies and enforcement procedures to students, personnel, and visitors for the purpose of ensuring their understanding and the potential consequences of violation;
  • Controls hallway disturbances and defiance of authority and may be required to control nearby classroom disturbances;
  • Controls the entrances and exits of visitors, students, and employees;
  • Direct students to the correct classrooms;
  • Escorts students as may be required for the purpose of ensuring students are at appropriate location when arriving late, or are wandering in the halls after the late bell has rung;
  • Establishes and maintains satisfactory, respectful working relationships with the school environment;
  • Inspect restrooms to ensure students are not loitering or damaging facilities (same gender assistance may be required);
  • Intervenes to halt or prevent fights, disturbances or other incidents and diffuse threatening or confrontational situations between students or others; helps to ensure order is restored and students are unharmed;
  • Issues visitor passes, assists authorized visitors and directs to proper personnel/department, confronts unauthorized persons for questioning, routes or detains them, issues trespass warnings to individuals on school property for non-legitimate reasons, and calls for assistance as needed;
  • Maintains a commitment to ongoing professional development; participates in professional organizations as well as various committees related to school safety;
  • Maintains an awareness of vehicles entering and leaving school grounds;
  • Maintain communication via portable radios with the administration office and other hall monitors;
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and legible records related to assigned activities;
  • Meets and greets students, staff, and public in a positive manner;
  • Monitors students’ first hour for tardiness and single period truancies; checks hall passes of students going to/from class and visitor passes;
  • Monitor the arrivals and departure of school visitors to ensure their validity as proper persons to enter the school;
  • Monitors various areas of school grounds using multiple security cameras;
  • Reports any inappropriate activities or unauthorized persons on or around school to appropriate personnel;
  • Resolves student conflicts and/or fights in a safe and professional manner and makes referrals involving student misconduct or duress as appropriate;
  • Responds immediately to reports of drugs, weapons, or other emergencies in the school;
  • Routinely inspect exterior entry doors to ensure they are secure throughout the day;
  • Testifies at District or judicial proceedings as needed;
  • Verify the authenticity of hall pass in possession in student possession in the hall after the second bell has rung. If in doubt of authenticity, escorts students to administration office where administrators will take the appropriate action;
  • Warns violators of rule infractions and detains persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts;
  • Watches for disturbances, fights, unauthorized visitors, or criminal activity;
  • Performs other related duties as required.
 

 
PART V - Working Conditions, Physical and Mental Requirements
 
Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class. A physical examination may be required.
 
Frequency: Place an “X” in each box that is appropriate to your job.

NEVER (N) OCCASIONALLY (O) FREQUENTLY (F) CONSTANTLY (C)
0 % of Shift 1-33% of Shift 34-66% of Shift 67-100% of Shift
Working Conditions N O F C Working Conditions N O F C
Physical Demands Depth Perception X
Standing X Color Distinction X
Walking X Peripheral Vision X
Sitting X Driving X
Lifting X Physical Strength:
Carrying X Little Physical Effort (-10 lbs.) X
Pushing X Light Work (-20 lbs.) X
Pulling X Medium Work (20-50 lbs.) X
Climbing X Heavy Work (50-100 lbs.) X
Balancing X Very Heavy Work (100+ lbs.) X
Stooping X Environmental Conditions
Kneeling X Cold (50 degrees F or less) X
Crouching X Heat (90 degrees F or more) X
Crawling X Temperature Changes X
Reaching X Wetness X
Handling X Humidity X
Grasping X Extreme Noise or Vibration X
Twisting X Exposure to Chemicals X
Feeling X Exposure to Gases and Fumes X
Talking X Exposure to Unpleasant Odors X
Hearing X Exposure to bodily fluids X
Repetitive Motion X Exposure to dampness X
Hand/Eye/Foot Coordination X Confinement to Small or Restricting Area X
Visual Acuity/Near X Mechanical Hazards X
Visual Acuity/Far X Physical danger X
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities and duties performed by personnel so classified.
 
Waterbury Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the District when necessary.
 

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Waterbury Public Schools

236 Grand St. , Waterbury, CT 06702
 

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236 Grand St. , Waterbury, CT 06702



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Amount per Student

$17,568

State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students

13%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.53

State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students

19%

State Average: 14%

FTE

2,785

State Average: 479