May 11, 2020

Cafeteria Monitor (Anticipated Opening)

  • TrulyHired
  • Framingham, MA, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description




Cafeteria Monitor (0.53 FTE)

2020/2021 School Year

17.50 hours per week


To provide efficient and effective leadership in supervising students' behavior during lunch hours. Ensure the general cleanliness of the cafeteria once students have left. It is crucial for cafeteria monitors to ensure a positive and safe environment for the students.


Framingham Public Schools is committed to excellence for all students. A core value, embedded in the district's philosophy and goals, is that "all children will learn". Offering equitable access to high-quality education for all of our students is dependent on the placement of high-quality teachers in every school and classroom.

Diversity among teachers undoubtedly advances the academic achievement of students. Compliance obligations establish the baseline; as a district, Framingham Public Schools are committed to achieving, developing and maintaining a workforce reflective of the rich racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity of our students. Framingham Public Schools aims to teach our children, and ourselves, to be culturally proficient and inclusive in order to live, learn, and work together in a vibrant and diverse world.

Indeed, Framingham Public Schools is committed to inspiring our school community to be accepting and willing to learn from individuals with differing backgrounds. Our goal is to reflect the diverse community we serve and create a great place to work for everyone by embracing the individual skills, perspectives and experiences our people bring to the workplace and harnessing these for high performance and improved service delivery. We want our employees to feel included, valued and respected and have access to equal opportunity, which supports full participation at work. Framingham Public Schools seeks to retain the diverse talent in our workforce and support our people to maintain a long and productive working career.

Framingham Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.


High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and at least one-year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent strongly preferred.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to work well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving the conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotions under control; remaining open to others' ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Must be able to communicate fluently both verbally and in writing in English. Bilingual (Portuguese or Spanish) candidates are preferred.


Previous experience as a Cafeteria Monitor in a school setting is preferred.

Framingham Public Schools seeks candidates whose background, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of education. Also, we are interested in candidates who will bring to their professional practice the perspective that comes from a non-traditional educational background or an understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in the educational field.


The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Supervises students at lunchtime and maintains a positive and safe atmosphere.
  • Circulates throughout the cafeteria during mealtime.
  • Helps students by opening packages and milk cartons.
  • Cleans up spills and provides additional assistance as needed.
  • Assists students through the cafeteria line in an orderly fashion.
  • Ensures students are orderly and acting appropriately.
  • Assists staff in lunchroom clean-up.
  • Interacts with students to maintain order and provide assistance when needed.
  • Adheres to the routines outlined in the school's Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) plan as it pertains to the cafeteria.
  • Directs movement of students to and from cafeteria and classrooms in a safe and organized manner.
  • Reports disciplinary and other concerns to the building administrator and/or classroom teacher.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards immediately to supervisor.
  • Professionally represents the school and the District in interactions with parents, community, staff and students.
  • Attends work regularly and is punctual.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; stand; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee may occasionally climb stairs or ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision.


Building Principal


Not Applicable


This position is classified as Non-Exempt.


Covered under Framingham School Committee Policy. The Framingham Public Schools reserves the right to shorten or lengthen the assignment time based upon the needs of the District. This is a non-benefit eligible position.


Framingham Policies & Procedures Handbook

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Framingham Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Framingham Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Framingham Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Food Service
Equal Opportunity Employer
Framingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
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Contact Information
  • Tiago Gadens, Staffing Manager
  • 73 Mt Wayte Ave
  • Framingham, Massachusetts 01702

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