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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2863078
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 27, 2017

Job Description

Screening of this position will begin on November 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.


Positions:            Playground - Lunch Room Aides

Reports to:          Building Principal

Location:             Ridge View Elementary

Status:                Hourly  - $10.43/hour

Shift:                   11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Monday-Friday


The Belgrade School District is accepting applications for a playground/lunchroom aide at Ridge View Elementary.


Playground Aides

  • Ensure the safety of all children at assigned schools/playground.
  • Requires outside work and follows safety guidelines.
  • Works in all types of weather extremes. 
  • Requires mobility to walk around the playground.
  • Assumes responsibility for play equipment.
  • Organizes group games and activities as needed.
  • Standing and walking are regular functions of this position.
  • Monitor student(s) individually, in small or large groups in a variety of circumstances
  • Shift is during noon hour, typically between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 

Lunch Room Aides 

  • Supervises student’s lunchtime and maintains a harmonious atmosphere by encouraging peaceful resolution of conflicts.
  • Organizes group games and activities as needed.
  • Directs movement of groups to and from playground, lunchroom and classrooms in a safe and organized manner.
  • Assists staff in lunch room clean-up.
  • Reports disciplinary and other concerns to the Building Principal or Classroom Teacher.
  • Work is done inside.
  • Standing and walking are regular functions of this position.
  • Monitor student(s) individually, in small or large groups in a variety of circumstances
  • Shift is during noon hour, typically between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


Job Requirements

  1. Any combination of training, education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  2. Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances
  3. Reliability to work assigned work shift. 

Physical and Mental Demands and Work Hazards

  • Performs routine work.
  • Regularly works inside with minimal temperature variations (lunchroom)
  • Regularly works outside and exposed to varying temperature extremes (Crosswalk and Playground)
  • Regularly walk and stand.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.
  • Required to be able to hear conversations in loud and quiet environments.
  • May be required to lift or carry up to 20 pounds on a infrequent basis with or without an accommodation.
  • Guidance and reinforcement are usually unavailable.
  • Exercises flexibility and the ability to shift from one task to another.
  • Effective hearing and speech abilities.
  • Work area is generally a hazard free environment. 

The duties, physical demands, work-environment characteristics, and mental/motor demands described within this vacancy announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with compliance with the American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Diane Letendre
    • PO BOX 166
    • Belgrade, Montana 59714

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