Lunch Period Aide

Wethersfield Public Schools



ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCYWethersfield Public SchoolsWethersfield, CTLunch Period AideDate Posted: August 2, 2018The Wethersfield Public Schools partner with the community and families in fostering our students' ongoing education in a safe and engaging learning environment. Our schools are demographically diverse and are characterized by respectful behavior, trusting relationships, caring educators/administrators/staff and continuous learning.The Wethersfield Public Schools are seeking candidates for the role of Lunch Period Aide at various Elementary Schools. We are looking for a motivated and dedicated professional with superior communication skills to fill this role. This position is vital to our schools as our aides have regular and constant interaction with our students and staff.Position: Lunch Period AideSchool: DistrictReports To: PrincipalStart Date: August 30, 2018Hours: 10:45am - 2pm(Times may vary within this window depending on the school, about 2.5 / 3 hours per day)Compensation: $13.56 per hour workedApplication Date: Posting will remain open until filledResponsibilities:* Serve as adult supervision in the cafeteria during the lunch period;* Encourage students to behave in a safe, positive and respectful manner;* Monitor and immediately address student issues that require intervention and corrective action;* Constantly move throughout cafeteria to support and interact with students in a positive and friendly manner;* Escort and supervise students during lunch recess, ensuring safe and appropriate play during the recess period;* Work collaboratively with both the school staff and cafeteria staff;* Report issues and opportunities for improvement to school administration.Qualifications:* Ability to work cooperatively with students and staff;* Strong verbal communication skills;* Strong work ethic;* Ability to model a respectful and courteous demeanor for our students;* Willingness and ability to work both indoors and outdoors as required by the position;* Ability to lift, bend, walk and observe in support of our students.All applicants must apply on-line at Public School System-Nondiscrimination PolicyThe Wethersfield Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and to other designated youth groups. The Wethersfield Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity of expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. The Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding the Wethersfield Public School System's nondiscrimination policies and practices should be directed to: Title IX Coordinator, Director of Special Services, 127 Hartford Avenue, Wethersfield, CT 06109

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