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Children's Day School Playground Supervision - Team Member – Part Time, Temporary in San Francisco, California

Playground Supervision - Team Member ? Part Time, Temporary

Children?s Day School (CDS) is a co-educational preschool through eighth grade school serving over 470 students in the Mission Dolores neighborhood of San Francisco. Spanning two campuses, and home to a diverse community of students, faculty, and families, CDS is a vibrant learning community. Our teachers practice constructivist teaching; born of ?learning by doing,? it is how we achieve excellent academics. We believe by encouraging children to fully engage in complex topics, and in myriad ways we are giving them tools to become lifelong learners and passionate citizens of the world. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at .

CDS is located on a beautiful, secluded half-acre in the Mission near Dolores Park. Our extended care program employs the use of indoor classrooms, environmental ed. kitchen, wood chips area and climbing structure, farm and garden (featuring four chickens and two sheep!), and a play yard among the largest of independent schools in the city.

CDS seeks a dynamic part time team member for the supervision of elementary students on our playground. The position will primarily work in an outdoor setting. Reporting to the Lower School Director, this position is responsible for monitoring and supervising activities for students in grades K ? 4 and supporting the health and safety protocols of the program. During school-day hours, this position will support school staff with daily check in and dismissal procedures and supervising recess and lunchtime outside. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at .

This position is temporary ending June 10, 2021

Daily schedule is 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday ? Friday (hours may vary slightly).


  • Team: Collaborate, inspire, support, problem-solve and communicate with team members and the school day teachers.

  • Activities: Supervise lunch/snack, free play and program transitions.

  • Children: Provide a safe physical and emotional environment for all students. Encourage children to take initiative to solve problems. Help children think, investigate, ask questions and laugh. Strive to meet each child?s individual needs.

    The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Have experience teaching or leading youth activities.

  • Display excellent classroom management.

  • Demonstrate the ability to take initiative, work passionately and joyfully, and collaborate effectively with colleagues, students and parents.

  • Model behavior and language that supports our mission and our program. (Critical importance in adherence to COVID 19 Health and Safety Protocols)

  • Display excellent rapport with children and families.

  • Express the desire and ability to take on increasing responsibility in the CDS community, and to participate generously.

  • Display a passion for learning and a commitment to personal-professional growth.

  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Work effectively with children, families, and staff of diverse backgrounds and family structures.

  • Communicate and problem-solve with the school day teaching staff about students and families.

    Educational Requirement/Office Skills

  • Associate?s Degree (AA) or equivalent credit

  • Be proficient in technology: email, word processing, photos, etc.


    $19-22/hr depending on education and experience, 30 hours/week.

    Not Benefit eligible

    Physical Demands of Position

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a school employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions. Reasonable accommodation may be requested to enable individuals to perform the essential responsibilities of the job:

  • Ability to sit, stand, move, communicate, hear and read during the course of normal teaching activities;

  • Able to think and concentrate for sustained periods of time, and to perform teaching responsibilities with patience and professionalism required to effectively work with children;

  • In person attendance necessary to perform essential job functions;

  • May be exposed to childhood illnesses.

    Clearances Required

    Required Screenings: TB Assessment Clearances: Livescan background check & E Verify

    CDS is an equal opportunity employer. Our community is diverse in many ways, inclusive of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender spectrum, age, ability, and more. We welcome and value the same in our faculty and staff.

    Contact Information

    To apply, visit