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Lunchroom/Playground Assistant

Posted: 08/27/2020

Lunchroom/Playground Assistant (23 positions) Apply Online
Category: Support Staff/Lunchroom/Playground Assistant
Date Posted: 7/31/2020
Location: District
Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: until filled

Title:              Lunchroom/Playground Assistant 
**Note** This is a 1 year position. Positions will be eliminated at the end of the 2020-2021 SY
Grades 10-12 4 openings 2.5 hours per day
Grade 9 1 opening 2.5 hours per day
Grades 7-8 2 opening 2 hours per day
Grades 4-6 5 openings 3.5 hours per day
Grades 2-3 5 openings 3.5 hours per day
Grades K-1 6 openings 3 hours per day

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the building Principal, to assist in maintaining an orderly and safe atmosphere in the cafeteria, on the playground, and in other designated locations by helping and supervising students at mealtime and playtime in accordance with Board policy and established district procedures.

DAYS PER YEAR: 193 days, includes 9 paid holidays
HOURS PER DAY: See above chart
SALARY RANGE: Salary starts at $14.35 per hour

Essential Functions:
  • Assists in supervising students in the cafeteria during mealtime.
  • Assists in making sure that tables and surrounding areas are clean.
  • Assists in supervising the playground/classroom during the lunch hour.
  • Assists students with orderly food purchases, distribution of food, disposal of food waste, and return of trays and utensils.
  • Ensures that students remain seated in assigned areas throughout their time in the cafeteria.
  • Circulates among assigned tables during the mealtime to be available as needed.
  • Organizes groups of students for orderly dismissal from the cafeteria.
  • Reports to teachers, principal, nurse and/or security personnel as appropriate regarding infractions, safety concerns, injuries, or other issues involving students.
Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.
Note:         The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure and perform responsibilities under pressure.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality about students in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and district guidelines.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard school environment and in outdoor weather.
Qualifications Profile
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • Educational Aide Permit issued by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Successful prior experience working as a lunch or food service aide, preferably in a school district or with children. 
FLSA Status:             Nonexempt
The Twinsburg City School District affirms that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity conducted under its auspice.

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