Substitute School Security Officer

Camden City School District Camden , NJ 08101

Posted 2 months ago

Substitute Security Officer

The Superintendent invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of Substitute Security Officer

The Camden City School District is in the midst of a transformative period marked by progress. Since 2012, the graduation rate has increased from 49 percent to 70 percent while the dropout rate has decreased from 21 percent to 12 percent. Across all District schools, staff are focused on providing the appropriate supports to students to ensure they are successful. In the past few years, this focus has included a shift toward restorative practices and trauma-informed care, which has led to declining suspension rates and increased attention on school climate and culture.

Phase Two of the Camden Commitment outlines the District's plan to ensure that every student in the city is enrolled in an excellent school that meets his or her unique needs. The Camden Commitment represents the District's belief in the power of high expectations and the extraordinary potential of our students. As a part of this plan, the District is in the process of streamlining and transforming the Central Office into a school support organization focused on ensuring that all schools are well-equipped to provide all of their students with an excellent education.

ROLE OVERVIEW The Substitute Security Officer shall be responsible for protecting the safety and welfare of students and school personnel in accordance with policies of the Board of Education as set forth in approved Administrative Regulations. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To serve as the responsible person in school buildings to provide for the safety and welfare of students and school personnel under the direction of the Principal and the Chief Security Officer.

  • To actively assist in supervising general department in corridors, lunchrooms, restrooms and school grounds during the hours in which schools are in session.

  • To maintain decorum and order on school grounds and in the vicinity of schools and at schools and Board of Education events as directed by the Principal or Chief of Security.

  • To carry out administrative procedures necessary in maintaining safety and welfare including liaison with public safety officials and school officials.

  • To monitor the buildings at all times, including the monitoring of lavatories periodically during the day.

  • To comply with the strict regulation against sitting down and socializing.

  • To respond promptly to the signal for calling the Substitute Security Officer.

  • To assume the authority of special officer of the City of Camden during those hours and/or at such events when actually working and on duty carrying out the responsibilities of an employee of the City Board of Education.

  • To maintain record of incidents.

  • To present written descriptive reports for major incidents.

  • To perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Health and physical characteristics suitable for law enforcement duties.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

CORE COMPETENCIES

An ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following and/or have experiences with:

  • A willingness to go above and beyond to do whatever it takes to achieve strong results

  • Extraordinary attention to detail

  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Ability and desire to build and cultivate relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders

  • Flexible, optimistic approach; committed to overcoming challenges

  • Integrity and reliability in all interactions

  • Commitment to the success of all Camden students

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and multi-task

  • Prompt and outstanding attendance

REPORTS TO

The Office of Safety and Security Management Team and the School Principal

EVALUATED BY

The Office of Safety and Security Management Team and the School Principal

SALARY, EMPLOYMENT PERIOD, AND UNION AFFILIATION

  • Ten (10) month, non-tenured position

  • Salary commensurate with the Substitute Security Officer's Salary Guide HOW TO APPLY Camden City School District is only accepting electronic applications. Please visit our online application system to submit your resume, cover letter, and references today. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

CAMDEN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


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