compensation: Per year
employment type: full-time
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Campus Safety Supervisor
At Lighthouse Community Public Schools (LCPS), we believe an exceptional education brings out each child’s unique light and potential. Founded in 2002, LCPS operates two high-achieving K-12 public charter schools--Lighthouse and Lodestar--serving nearly 1,000 students in East Oakland. With a vision of transforming our community through creating a family of exceptional schools serving youth and families in Oakland, our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice and rooted in the EL Education model, LCPS is a leader in fostering innovative schools achieving exceptional student outcomes where each child is at the center of their own learning. LCPS will continue to increase its impact as we grow to a third site in 2019, ultimately serving 2500 low-income students and their families. Lighthouse exists to counter persistent educational inequity that threatens our collective future. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and each graduate fulfills the promise of a better, brighter Oakland and our results can testify. 95% of our graduates, almost all of whom are first generation college students, are accepted to four-year colleges. Lighthouse was named the Hart Vision Charter School of the Year in 2013 and Lighthouse Community Charter High School was named the #1 high school for closing the achievement for low-income, Latino students in 2016.
Learn more at www.lighthousecharter.org.
Lighthouse Community Charter School is looking for a Campus Safety Supervisor to ensure the safety and wellness of our Lodestar campus on a day to day basis. Our Safety Supervisor is to not only be the “eyes and ears” of our school site but a community member that lifts our core values and engages with all stakeholders. The primary mission of the Campus Safety Supervisor is to provide safety to our campus through supervision, safety monitoring, visitor greeting, traffic flow, and external community relations in partnership with our students, families, and surrounding neighbors. The individual(s) who fill this role will be committed to their responsibilities, follow-through, and believe that the work we do to support Lodestar is important to the overall function of helping students in their pursuit of the school mission.
Mission and Core Values Focus: Inspired by our mission and belief that all students can achieve, models the LCPS values of community, integrity, love, social justice, and agency.
Individual and Team Collaboration: Self-discipline to work both independently by conducting patrols and/or reporting unsafe conditions without direct supervision and work collaboratively with Operations staff in ensuring a safe campus
Communication. Displays excellent written and oral communication with all stakeholders, is respectful and relatable, and creates positive relationships with students, staff, families, and surrounding neighbors
Responsiveness. Consistently follows through with clarity and urgency with all LCPS community members in a professional and caring manner.
Roles and Responsibilities
Direct traffic in order to allow for a smooth flow during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up while vehicles enter parking lot area
Clearly and respectfully communicate to drivers on instructions to best avoid congestion on the exterior of campus
Ensure the safety of all pedestrians during drop-off and pick-up
Support in other areas of campus during applicable times to reinforce instructions/requests to drivers
Monitor flow of vehicles on and off of campus throughout the school day to keep a level of security of visiting vehicles
Supports staff who are also on supervision duty to fulfill their duties
Patrol and monitor the interior and exterior of our K-12 campus by foot to identify and remedy unsafe/hazardous conditions for students, staff and families
Report unsafe behaviors or unauthorized persons to appropriate staff, law enforcement and/or other departments as applicable
Assist during student retreat time as possible as an additional supervision staff member to provide safe playing conditions
Act as key member of emergency team or in some cases as incident commander in emergencies.
Daily monitoring, pick-up of trash and reporting illegal dumping and/or other activities around and outside our campus to provide not only a clean environment for our Lodestar community, but for that of Sobrante Park
Neighborhood walks to connect with other community members and build relationships with nearby business owners/residents
Attend neighborhood/community meetings as assigned to be aware and involved in neighborhood concerns, activities, announcements
Staff Interaction & Communication
Serve as one point person for all visitors to campus
Communicate with all stakeholders in a respectful and appropriate manner
Completes incident reports or other paperwork in order to maintain proper documentation as required
Working Conditions and Physical effort
Ability to monitor by foot
Moderate/Mild exposures to unusual elements (i.e. outdoor temperatures, trash, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises)
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Supervision & Collaboration Overview:
Reports to: Operations Associate
Key Collaborators: Principal/Assistant principals, Director of Operations, Deans
High school diploma or GED required
CPR/First Aid required
2+ years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Related certification or trainings preferred (CORE training and/or Guard Card certifications, for example)
Experience working in schools or with youth and families preferred
Spanish fluency a plus
This is an 11-month, full-time, 8-hour position.
Lighthouse offers competitive wages; benefits include a comprehensive employer-contributed retirement plan, medical and dental coverage, and professional development opportunities.
People of color and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should submit:
Cover letter describing your interest in this exciting position and why you are an optimal fit
3 references with Name, Email, Phone Number and Title/nature of working relationship
Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis until filled. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.
Lighthouse Community Charter Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.