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Recess Supervisor- Immediate Opening

Operations | Oakland, CA | Part Time

Job Description


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.  

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Recess  Supervisor - Competencies, Responsibilities, and Qualifications

Lighthouse Community Charter School is looking for Recess Supervisors who are relentlessly committed to ensuring that traditionally underserved students of color achieve our mission of completing college and securing the career of choice.  Lighthouse staff believe that this important mission is not only attainable; it is essential to transforming our Oakland community.   This role involves the supervision of our students during Recess.  


Core Competencies

  • Communicates effectively with students of different ages, grade level and backgrounds, as well as parents, and colleagues in a positive manner

  • Develops meaningful relationships with students, parents, and colleagues

  • Prioritizes the students’ safety and well-being at all times on the schoolyard

  • Is an active and engaged teammate

  • Follows through on commitments

  • Responds to coaching and feedback

  • Displays enthusiasm about working with youth and supporting students to have a positive experience on a day-to-day basis



  • Effectively implement Lighthouse’s rules and expectations specifically on, but not limited to, the playground.

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

  • Prioritize the student’s safety and well-being at all times on the playground.

  • Provide a safe environment where safe and fair play occurs for all students.

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

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

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

  • Support with conflict resolutions and restorative justice circles in order to heal any harm that may occur.

  • 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.

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

  • Abide by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect.



  • High School Diploma required.

  • At least two years of working with youth is preferred.

  • Bilingual in Spanish a Plus

Time Commitment

200-day work year.

Common Building Hours:  All supervision staff will be expected to be on duty from  11:00am - 2:00 pm on M, T, Th, F, and 11:00-1:30 on Wednesday. Additional one hour team meetings will be schedule every month. Dates and times TBD.



Hourly wage is commensurate with experience.



People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Resume


Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed as positions are available.  In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site. 


Lighthouse Community Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.