Westerly Public Schools - District
Westerly Public Schools
Westerly, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3441850 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: April 5, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Become part of our Team and join the Westerly Public School District. We are currently in the process of building our Substitute Aide list for on-call positions within the district.
We offer flexible schedules where you can proactively search for shifts within our schools and fill your own schedule the way you want.

General Statement of Duties: This part time non-union position is responsible for supporting the needs of students during breakfast and/or lunch and while students are at recess.

Supervision Received: This position is supervised by School Level Administration

Job Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all aspects of position
  • Actively supervises indoor and outdoor playground activity including walking around the play area/cafeteria to observe many students at once
  • Helps children while in the cafeteria with buying lunch, opening food items, cleaning up and placing lunch boxes in classroom lunch bins
  • Supports children by coordinating teams and playground games
  • Supervises playground activity to ensure safe and friendly play and exercise
  • Lines students up quietly to transition from cafeteria to outside playground or from outside playground to cafeteria
  • Helps students manage typical peer conflict
  • Adhere to PBIS standards set in each building by utilizing the positive reward system frequently and use the scripted PBIS interview for minor infractions
  • Report major disciplinary issues in a timely fashion
  • Inventory all equipment and report any broken or damaged equipment to building administrative assistant
  • Check the physical playground daily before students utilize it to ensure that all equipment is safe and the area is free of debris and litter
  • Carry and utilize the walkie-talkie system
  • Refrains from cell phone usage while working with the students
  • Conversations with adults should be kept at a minimum
  • Works within assigned area using the SMILE strategy Scan, Move, Listen, Engage
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, skills and capabilities:
  • Experience supervising children
  • Ability to lift, carry, walk up and down steps, and properly prevent a student from harm
  • Capable of resolving student disputes if they arise
  • Ability to discern the need for supervisory support

  • High school diploma, or equivalent

  • 1-2 years of experience with children ages 5-18 preferred

    Position Type: Part-time
    Positions Available: 4
    Salary: $12 to $12 Per Hour

  • Welcome to Westerly Public Schools - District!

    Location created to indicate "District" - not a specific School/Location.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    We are committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    It is the policy of Westerly Public Schools not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies on the basis of age, color, disability status, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. Under Rhode Island General Law § 16-2-18.1, newly hired employees will need to submit to a state and national background check. A New WPS Career Page is Coming soon!!!!!! Start your profile here:

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

    Contact Information
    Donna Lallo, Recruiter
    23 Highland Avenue
    Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
    Phone: 401-315-1523