Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a part-time SchoolRecess Monitor to join our Southeast Chicago team!
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Supervises students during recess and maintains a harmonious atmosphere by encouraging peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Insures students are orderly and acting appropriately.
Interacts with students to maintain order and provide assistance when needed.
Organizes and leads daily group activities.
Assumes responsibility for play equipment.
Directs movement of students to and from playground, lunchroom and classrooms in a safe and organized manner.
Assess playground for security and conditions of equipment and reports concerns to the lead recess monitor or school personnel.
Is responsible for planning and leading structured activities; may utilize curriculum.
Reports disciplinary and other concerns to the Recess Coordinator.
Provides assistance for students requiring additional guidance.
Maintains a safe environment for students at all times.
Responds to emergency situation (injured students, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Evaluates student injuries, determines course of action, performs minor first aid and completes required paperwork in compliance with Chicago Public Schools and Metropolitan Family Services.
Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards immediately to Recess Coordinator.
Complies with Chicago Public Schools and Metropolitan Family Services policies; adheres to the Chicago Recess and Readiness Guide.
Professionally represents Chicago Public Schools and Metropolitan family. Services in interactions with parents, community, staff and students.
Attend staff meetings and other recess-related meetings as scheduled.
Work collaboratively with other recess monitors.
Attends work regularly and is punctual.
Reports directly to Recess Coordinator.
May function as lead monitor in the absent of Recess Coordinator.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Experience working with children or youth in educational, activity or social service programs.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with school personnel, agency staff, parents and community partners.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred
Must be able to pass Criminal Background Checks and Fingerprinting
Must receive First Aid & CPR Certification within the first 3 months of employment
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.