Majestic Elementary - (5 hrs.) TSSA Playground Aide
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at Majestic Elementary for a Playground/Teacher Aide. This position is for 5 hours per day, 9 months per year. Weber District employees who wish to transfer may send a resume to the school principal. Applicants outside the District may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF 3 WORKING DAYS
Purpose Statement The job of Playground Aide was established for the purpose/s of providing for the safety and welfare of students during non classroom activities; minimizing the frequency or severity of harmful incidents; and communicating observations and/or incidents that may impact a general well being of students and school personnel.
Essential Functions • Facilitates games among students (e.g. hands out equipment, balls, etc.) for the purpose of providing age appropriate activities.
• Intervenes in potential emergency situations for the purpose of minimizing disruptions of playground activities and/or injury to involved students.
• Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. rest rooms, playgrounds, cafeteria, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and welfare of students.
• Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.
• Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Other Functions • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Must be able to operate equipment used in playground activities; and adhering to safety practices. Must have knowledge of age appropriate activities; safety practices and procedures. Must be able to adapt to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; working as part of a team. Experience: Job related experience is desired. Education: High School diploma or equivalent.