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Student monitors

OaSIS code 45100.01

Student monitors supervise students to ensure their safety and monitor their behaviour during indoor or outdoor breaks and before and after school hours.

Overview

Also known as

  • Bus monitor
  • School lunchroom supervisor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Monitor school buildings and grounds to help ensure the security of the students and the school
  • Monitor student’s lockers and lunch areas
  • Monitor students during recess, at noon hour or during the day on school grounds
  • Record and report students' absences, accidents, behaviours and issues
  • May monitor security cameras and report incidents and infractions
  • May supervise tests, school detention, and other related activities
  • May prepare classroom equipment such as projectors and other audio-visual or electronic equipment for special activities.

Additional information

  • There is limited mobility among occupations in this group.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (43100)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

TEER

5 – Occupations usually require short-term work demonstration and no formal education

Major group

45 – Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations

Sub-major group

451 – Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations

Minor group

4510 – Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations

Unit group

45100 – Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations

Occupational profile

45100.01 – Student monitors

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Assisting and Caring for Others
2 - Low Level
Coaching and Developing Others
2 - Low Level
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
2 - Low Level
Handling and Moving Objects
2 - Low Level
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
2 - Low Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
2 - Low amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
1 - Less than 35 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
4 - Close (at arm’s length)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
1 - Minimally important
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day

Workplaces/employers

  • Public and private elementary and secondary schools

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Far Vision
3 - Moderate Level
Auditory Attention
2 - Low Level
Colour Perception
2 - Low Level
Fluency of Ideas
2 - Low Level
Hearing Sensitivity
2 - Low Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Evaluation
2 - Low Level
Learning and Teaching Strategies
2 - Low Level
Monitoring
2 - Low Level
Oral Communication: Active Listening
2 - Low Level
Oral Communication: Oral Comprehension
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Collaboration
3 - Important
Concern for Others
3 - Important
Social Orientation
3 - Important
Adaptability
2 - Somewhat important
Analytical Thinking
2 - Somewhat important