In-School Suspension Monitor- Hamilton County Schools

Join our team at Hamilton County Schools as an In-School Suspension Monitor. This is a full time, hourly position with benefits.

The goal of Hamilton County Schools is to be the fastest improving district in the state of Tennessee. As an In-School Suspension Monitor, you will contribute to Hamilton County Schools' Future-Ready 2023 goals by accelerating student achievement and preparing students to be future-ready.

In-School Suspension Monitors provide a safe, positive learning environment for students assigned to in-school suspension.

Interested candidates should apply for this position at http://bit.ly/HCSISSMonitor

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

• Acts in a professional, respectful, and welcoming manner at all times.

• Creates a customer-focused climate and provides quality services and support to the school and other stakeholders.

• Supports and promotes the school’s overall mission and vision.

• Creates a structured, positive learning environment for students assigned to in-school suspension and provides supervision for students who are assigned to in-school suspension.

• Obtains student assignments from the teacher and supervises the completion of the assignment. Returns completed student work to teacher as specified by the teacher and/or administration.

• Offers assistance with assignments.

• Discusses the inappropriate behavior with the student and offers tools/suggestions to student to avoid problems in the future.

• Performs other assignments if no in-school suspension monitoring is necessary. For example: serves as a substitute teacher or assists teachers or students in other classrooms.

• Assists administrators and staff with safety throughout the school by monitoring students immediately before and after school, classroom, cafeteria, halls, and school grounds as needed.

• Uses appropriate strategies to address inappropriate behavior in the in school suspension classroom and/or diffuses confrontations between students and others as necessary. Seeks assistance from administrators if needed.

• Follows school policies, district policies and state/federal laws pertaining to discipline of students.

• Provides support to classrooms and the administration as directed by supervisor.

• Communicates through the proper channels to keep supervisor and other appropriate personnel informed of impending problems or events of unusual nature.

• Maintains confidentiality

• Adheres to the Teacher Code of Ethics as defined by Tennessee Law.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED required. Associate's Degree or four-year degree preferred.

• One (1) year of successful experience working with students to change inappropriate behavior to positive behavior.

• One (1) year of experience working in urban schools preferred.

• Ability to use good judgment in assessing situations and applying behavior management strategies that de-escalate inappropriate student behavior.

• Ability to work collaboratively with school administrators, staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders.

• Ability to encourage and influence students to change inappropriate behaviors to achieve academic success.

• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.