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45100 – Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations

Student monitors, crossing guards and workers in related occupations supervise students to ensure their safety and monitor their behaviour during indoor or outdoor breaks and before and after school hours. Student monitors are employed by public and private elementary and secondary schools. Crossing guards are employed by municipalities, public and private security agencies and schools.


Example titles

  • Bus monitor
  • Lunch monitor
  • Lunch supervisor
  • School crossing guard
  • School lunchroom supervisor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
    Student monitors
    • 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.
    Crossing guards
    • Coordinate the flow of pedestrians across selected intersection with the flow of vehicles.
    • Direct and assist students at school crossing locations.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • First aid certification and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training may be required.

Additional information

  • There is limited mobility among occupations in this group.


  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (43100)
  • Security guards and related security service occupations (64410)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
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
NOC 2021 Version 1.0
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