Hourly Supervision

  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Sep 21, 2021
Education and Training

Job Description

Tacoma Public Schools
Benefits: NONE

Pay Rate: $13.71 Per Hour

Additional Information: This assignment is scheduled to support 1.5 hours per day.

This position monitors the activities of elementary students via hourly supervision on the playground and in the lunchroom to assure acceptable behavior and safety of the students. This position will also provide hourly supervision support for arrivals and dismissals.

1. Monitors student behavior on the school playground to assure acceptable and safe behavior; follows established procedures for dealing with particular incidents; may remove misbehaving students from playground; provides written report of incidents.
2. Monitors students in school lunchroom to assist students and to maintain acceptable order; assists students with opening milk cartons; assures that students wash hands before lunch and empty trays after lunch; quiets noisy or unruly students.
3. Observes student activities and remains alert for potentially unsafe situations to prevent accidents and/or injuries.


1. Performs related duties as assigned.

Other information:
Education and Experience
Completion of district training for playground/lunchroom supervisors is highly desirable.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of building policies and procedures related to playground and lunchroom student behavior.
Ability to work cooperatively with building staff.
Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with students.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.

Required Licenses/Special Requirements

Working Conditions
Works with students in indoor and outdoor settings; physical ability to assist children; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather.

Job Locator Number: D4111

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Tracye Ferguson, afergus@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096, 253-571-1173; Secondary, Jon Bell, jbell2@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357.

HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250

Job Address

Tacoma, Washington United States View Map