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Recess / Lunch Supervisor — Part-time (21-22)

Lodestar | Oakland, CA | Part Time

Job Description

The Organization

Lighthouse Community Public Schools

At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we are engaged in an educational movement that goes beyond our classrooms working to disrupt inequities by providing our students and families exceptional educational opportunities every day. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice rooted in the Expeditionary Learning 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. Our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers. Founded in 2002, LCPS operates two high-achieving K-12 public charter schools--Lighthouse and Lodestar--serving nearly 1,500 students in East Oakland. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and our graduates fulfill the promise of a better, brighter Oakland. 

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The Opportunity

Lunch/Recess Supervisor - Competencies and Qualifications

Lighthouse is seeking  Lunch / Recess Supervisors to support the learning and play environment for Lighthouse students during lunch and recess. We are looking for people who are relentlessly committed to ensuring that traditionally underserved students of color achieve our mission of completing college, securing a career of their choice, and becoming lifelong changemakers in their communities. LCPS teachers and staff believe that this important mission is not only attainable; it is essential to transforming our Oakland community. 

 You will embody the following Core Competencies to be an effective change-agent:

  • Be a visionary, innovative, culturally responsive, and equity-focused urban educator

  • Facilitate deeply engaging student-centered learning

  • Demonstrate a keen ability to create, collect and analyze authentic data to drive student learning and outcomes for all students

  • Be a strong community builder and team collaborator

  • Model and foster a growth mindset with agency, persistence, and flexibility

  • Be a collaborative and responsible professional

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively implement Lighthouse rules and expectations specifically in, but not limited to, the cafeteria and yard.

  • Actively supervise, circulating amongst and interacting with students and adults.

  • Provide a safe environment for all of our students.

  • Lunch-duty specific:

    • Encourage students to make healthy choices about their minds and bodies. Boost student’s motivation to fuel their bodies with the correct foods for their well-being.

    • Assist with the daily clean-up and maintenance of the lunchroom and kitchen. Support with the preparation of breakfast meals for the following school day.

  • Recess-duty specific:

    • Circulate around the yard and encourage safe play.

    • Assist with the daily clean-up maintenance of the playground and encourage students to take responsibility in helping keep their campus clean.

  • Set clear short- and long-term goals to further your work experience and better your practice.

  • Consistently communicate both celebrations and areas of improvement to Teachers, Deans, Parents, etc.

  • Consistently implement support plans for all identified students to maximize success for all students.

  • Administer Lighthouse's student policies and procedures (i.e. attendance, dress code, etc.).

  • Attend and actively participate in professional development activities, team and staff meetings to improve performance.

  • Other duties as assigned

Are you ready to join an educational movement that is bigger than one classroom?

If you are excited about the opportunity to foster and facilitate a progressive growth mindset in students and engage in transformational teaching, we are actively looking for student-centered, dedicated and dynamic teachers.



  • HS Diploma preferred

  • At least two years of related experience

  • Must complete requirements for school-based hiring:

    • Background Check

    • CPR/First Aid Certification

    • TB Test



This position is part-time, non-exempt, 10-months (190 days) with time off during LCPS’ school calendar (i.e., Holiday breaks), and requires a minimum of the following hours:

  • Daily, 11 am- 1:30 pm ( Recess Supervision position) and 11 am- 1:30 pm (Lunch supervision position)

  • Additional 30 minute- 1-hour team meetings and individual 30-minute check-ins ( frequency dates/times TBD)

If interested in adding additional hours, inquire with the hiring manager. Additional work may be available in our Extended Day Program. 



This position reports to the Dean of Students.



Hourly rate; Commensurate with experience.

Competitive benefits package: retirement benefits included in this role.  Medical & dental coverage is available if employee assumes other responsibilities that bring employee’s FTE over .6 (24 hours per week).



People of color and/or bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter describing why you are an optimal fit for this position

  • 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.  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.