School-Based Safety Monitor
- Toronto District School Board
- Job ID : 71186
- Category :
- Job Type : Full-Time
- Salary : $ Annually
- Anticipated Start Date : 2022-11-04
- Posting Date : 04 Nov 2022
- Expiry Date : 04 Dec 2022
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Permanent, full-time position supporting First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students – Toronto, ON
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) adheres to equitable hiring, employment, and promotion practices, and invites applications for the permanent position of School-Based Safety Monitor at Kâpapâmahchakwêw – Wandering Spirit School within Learning Centre 4.
The goal of Kâpapâmahchakwêw – Wandering Spirit School is to generate an education delivery model that will improve educational outcomes for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students by centering Indigenous cultures, histories and perspectives. The program model allows students to work at their own pace with individualized instruction in a non-competitive environment. The program's foundation and success are based on traditional practices while offering "wrap around" services that meet the special needs of at-risk students and foster positive Indigenous identity, academic success, and overall well-being. As a School-Based Safety Monitor, you will make a vital contribution to these goals.
Reporting to the Principal, you will be responsible for assisting school administrators, staff and students in establishing positive school climates by implementing caring and safe school plans and providing a direct intervention role that supports caring and safe schools.
More specifically, as a School-Based Safety Monitor, you will:
- Monitor halls, cafeterias, pool areas, basements, washrooms, exterior of school, etc., for the presence of any intruder or any activity which places the safety of students, staff or visitors at risk;
- Assist school administration, staff and students in upholding the school’s code of conduct and the TDSB Caring and Safe Schools Policy;
- Provide assistance/direction to visitors to the school;
- Identify trespassers and report to administration;
- Assist school administration with serious and routine incidents and security matters;
- Under the direction of school administration, liaise with police when serious incidents and security matters arise;
- Resolve minor disputes between students by encouraging positive communications and working to minimize conflicts;
- Act as a liaison between students and school administrators;
- Assist school administrators with planning and monitoring to ensure a safe, accepting and welcoming school climate at school events; and
- Perform other related duties, as assigned.
To take on the role of School-Based Safety Monitor, you must have:
- A Secondary School Diploma with six (6) months’ related experience working with adolescents in an education or community environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Proven ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, parents/guardians, community members and visitors to the school;
- Proven ability to deal with difficult situations and take appropriate action in stressful or emergency situations according to Board policies and procedures;
- Familiarity with school operations (Secondary, Middle Schools and/or Junior High Schools) and adolescent development;
- Knowledge of related school board policies (e.g., Safe Schools, Equity, Neglect, Child Abuse, etc.) and procedures (e.g. Suspension, Expulsion, Trespass to Warning, Code of Conduct, Appropriate Dress, etc.);
- Familiarity with school rules and procedures;
- Proven experience following directions, policies and procedures in an appropriate and timely manner; and
- Proven experience dealing with confidential information in a circumspect manner.
- Current First Aid and CPR Certification.
- Ability to spend most of the shift walking/standing through school building and grounds.
- Preference is given to candidates who identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit, and have a strong understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing, and working within First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit communities;
- Knowledge of current education issues and barriers as well as an awareness of available supports to effectively support First Nations, Métis or Inuit students and families;
- Knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action.
Wage Rate: $23.00 – $27.36 per hour
Hours: 7 hours per day, scheduled according to operational needs
Work Year: School Year
Location: This CUPE Local 4400 permanent position is located at Kâpapâmahchakwêw – Wandering Spirit School – Elementary, 16 Phin Ave., Toronto
Please submit a detailed resume and covering letter as one file in PDF format, and include all relevant documents in your submission, by 12:00 noon, November 11, 2022,quoting competition #CUPE C-22-4232EX-LC4 in the subject line, to:
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Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.
We are an equal opportunity employer and adhere to fair employment practices.
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