Campus Supervisor

Support Positions Richmond, California




Job Description

Title:Campus Supervisor


Location: Making Waves Academy

Reports To: Director of School Operations

Status: Part-Time/Full-time, Non-Exempt (Year-Round)


Position Summary

The role of the Campus Supervisor, under the direction of the Director of School Operations, is to oversee and support daily campus operations activities primarily in the areas of student and campus safety. The Campus Supervisor maintains a visible and consistent presence on campus and in their assigned areas of focus, implements key safety and emergency procedures, and respond to calls of support from the office, members of the operations team, and school leadership. In addition, the Campus Supervisor implements facilities and event support plans, and inspects the campus. The Campus Supervisor intervenes and reports actions that appear out of the ordinary, unsafe, dangerous, and/or illegal. Each Campus Supervisor focus primarily on campus safety (particularly in their designated area of focus), while sharing traffic responsibilities and providing supplemental support to the other areas.

The Operations team is a cornerstone of the MWA’s model, creating and support safe spaces on campus, free of physical harm and threats, bullying, or other forms of unsafe behaviors or actions.  Campus Supervisor presence creates a sense of order and care.  Campus Supervisors are expected to build positive and appropriate relationships with students so that they are comfortable seeking support when needed, sharing vital information related to potential threats to the campus or to individual students, and being able to refer students to the appropriate staff member on campus who can address their support needs such as a teacher, advisor/homeroom teacher, Dean, or Social Worker.,

Primary Responsibilities

General Campus Supervision

  • Implement student supervision schedules and assignments, as well as including coordinating and providing event support and student transportation while proactively recommending areas of improvement.
  • Supervise or provide coverage for various area zones to provide general safety, presence, and vigilance to key areas of campus.
  • Patrol in and around the campus during school hours providing general supervision of students outside of class and remain alert to problems likely to disrupt the educational process or be physically injurious to persons or property.



Behavior Management

  • Assist certificated and classified employees with preventive discipline by explaining school rules to students and parents.
  • Establish rapport with faculty and students in order to gain their trust and confidence; inform students of acceptable school behavior.
  • Intervene in situations likely to result in disruption of student learning or injury and direct students to refrain from such conduct.

General Safety, Training, and Support

  • Discourage the presence of unauthorized persons on the campus and prevent the unauthorized departure of students during school hours.  Defuse volatile situations and refer toward divisional leadership and/or law enforcement as directed.
  • Provide escorts to staff, students and family members upon request to ensure safe arrival to various on-campus locations.
  • Complete Incident Reports to record observations and actions.
  • Complete necessary written reports accurately and serve as a witness in student conferences, disciplinary hearings/proceedings and legal hearings/proceedings; prepare written statements within 24 hours of incident.
  • Provide daily summary reports to Director of School Operations of safety incidents/concerns, facilities concerns, and/or observations that require monitoring.

Campus Safety

  • Implement traffic plans, including directing arrival and dismissal traffic and monitoring of parked vehicles while proactively recommending areas of improvement.
  • Implement safety plans, including emergency procedures while proactively recommending areas of improvement.
  • Execute and adhere to routine school opening and closing procedures and protocols.
  • Reports safety concerns related to the facilities to the Facilities Manager for quick resolution.

Additional Responsibilities and Expectations

Mission Alignment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Making Waves Academy’s mission, core values, standards, competencies, and code of conduct outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Participate in the school community – attending school competitions, performances, assemblies, and extracurricular activities.


  • Have a flexible schedule, weekend work may be required.
  • Rotate on-call duty and occasional overtime.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Work Environment

This job operates in an outdoor environment. This role routinely uses standard safety and communication equipment such as radios.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Have visual acuity necessary to observe and monitor movements of students, employees and visitors.




  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of professional work experience in a safety or security role



  • Ability to communicate amicably and professionally with a wide range of people, cultivate positive interactions and working relationships with colleagues, students, and families, and act authoritatively appropriately
  • Learn, interpret, apply and explain laws, rules and regulations.
  • Performs duties with patience, tact and good judgment and within established guidelines.
  • Ability to uphold and reinforce school policies and procedures when addressing students and families
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced environments with limited supervision
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technology and literacy learning platforms (time-keeping system, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Calendar, if applicable)
  • Professional orientation – appearance, communication, organization, and attitude
  • Ability to: stand or sit for extended periods of time, walk or run over uneven surfaces, and climb stairs as well as work in an outdoor environment and various weather conditions



  • Associates Degree required or related work experience
  • CPR Certified



  • Spanish language proficiency preferred but not required


Equal Employment Opportunity Is Our Policy

The School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the School to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their perceived or identified: race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and hairstyle, including but not limited to braids, locks, and twists); color; gender, (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity, whether or not the employee is transitioning or has transitioned); sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to such); religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices); marital/registered domestic partner status; age (forty (40) and over); national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the U.S. is authorized by federal law); physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS); medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics); taking of a leave of absence pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Pregnancy Disability Leave (“PDL”) law, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), or laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking laws; genetic information; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy extends to all job applicants and employees and to all aspects of the employment relationship, including the hiring of new employees and the training, transfer, promotion, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits of existing employees. For a full copy of our non-discrimination policy, visit: