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Abbot Elementary
Westford Public Schools
Westford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2885161 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 23, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Principal Aide supervises the students during indoor and outdoor recess while circulating through the rooms or the playground. The Principal Aide supervises students during lunch, including transitioning students from their classrooms to the cafeteria, circulating around the cafeteria while eating, and dismissing students to their classrooms at the end of the lunch period.

1. Ensure safety of the students at all times during Recess, Lunch, and Dismissal.
2. Attend to children’s needs during lunchtime - opening milk, cleaning up spills, etc.
3. Monitor bathroom use during recess and lunch, ensuring no more than 4 students are at the bathroom at one time.
4. Monitor and keep noise level and movement of students to a minimum during the lunch time period.
5. Manage Lunch Fund Procedure (File Lunch Fund Cards/Send Out Lunch Fund Forms)
6. Assure Epipen/Diabetic bags go to playground and back to classroom with students after the Recess/Lunch period.
7. Include the list of playground rules, and use the limit setting progression for behavior management. Monitor games (tag, soccer, equipment use) for appropriate play.
8. Be available for daily bus duty and/or car drop-off and pick-up duty.
9. Notify Principal, Assistant Principal or the School Secretary for absences. If it is a planned absence, please arrange substitute coverage.
10. Substitute Coverage Hours – Principal or Assistant Principal will determine hours. (Lunch Coverage vs. Extended Coverage)
11. The Principal Aide may also complete clerical work requested by the Principal, Assistant Principal or the School Secretary. This may include photocopy work, laminating, or clerical work for individual teachers in the Copy Center.
12. Additional duties as assigned

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Abbot Elementary!

In addition to providing our students with a challenging and enriching curriculum, we value the following personal qualities and provide students with opportunities to demonstrate their SPIRIT.
S for service
P for perseverance
I for inclusion
R for respect and responsibility
I for inventions, innovations, ingenuity
T for teamwork
Equal Opportunity Employer
Westford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Related experience or training in education
Knowledge of child development, desirable
Monday - Friday approximately 3 hours/day
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Kathleen Huntley, Principal
    25 Depot Street
    Westford, Massachusetts 01886
    Phone: 978-692-5580
    Fax: 978-692-9587

    Westford Public Schools • 23 Depot Street • Westford MA 01886 • Tel: (978) 692-5560 • Fax: (978) 692-4842