Part-time Student Supervisor, East Palo Alto

School Support East Palo Alto, California


About KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 15 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. 

Our student community consists of over 6,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. Over 95% identify as students of color, 79% qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, 23% are English language learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.

Position Overview 
Under the direction of the School Leader or other certificated employee, the Student Supervisor will assist by performing a variety of yard support duties to an individual or small groups of students within the cafeteria or yard/outside during recess times and lunchtimes. These duties shall be designed to keep the students safe during their outside recess times. The Student Supervisor will also assist in the establishment and implementation of appropriate school-wide behavior and perform a routine of clerical tasks as assigned. This is a non-exempt, part-time role.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of the school leader or other administration team member, supervise outside during yard duty times to keep students safe.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a safe and cooperative outside space/yard during recess and lunchtime.
  • Manage student behavior and make sure you are communicating with students when they need to be transitioning to and from class to the correct space.
  • Prepare and get out materials and/or equipment for use during recess and help clean up/properly put away these materials and equipment.
  • Facilitate and support social interactions and foster the development of positive relationships between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers.
  • Assist all students by modeling appropriate behavior and attitudes and providing emotional support and general guidance.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications and Desired Characteristics:

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
  • Ability to manage the ambiguity and multiple priorities inherent in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple constituencies.
  • Detail-oriented team player who is willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done.
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP Bay Area Public Schools and our students.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands

Sitting, walking, reaching, bending, use of both legs; use of both hands, wrist/arm motion, grasping/holding, use of all fingers; lift, carry/push objects 1-20 lbs.; use of both eyes, color vision, near-vision; sense of smell, normal hearing, distinguish sounds in transmission, speaking.

The stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and general alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.

Work environment subject to constant interruptions and distractions.  Occasional classroom/school environment and travel.

This is a non-exempt, part-time role and we pay hourly.

KIPP Bay Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin or ancestry, cultural background, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital/registered domestic partner status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, primary language, citizenship or immigration status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.