Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: ISS Monitor

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator


TERM: 10 Month, (190-day Calendar,) Non-Exempt

JOB GOAL: To Perform tasks which are in support of the monitoring and supervision of students serving in-school suspension.


  • Completed at least 48 college semester hours- The state equates 48 semester hours (including remedial courses), as the equivalent of two years of college. Developmental courses may count toward the 48 hours. The state DOES NOT require the coursework or associate degree be in any specific subject or field. The nature of the coursework or degree is left to the discretion of the school system. HOWEVER, the coursework MUST have been obtained from an accredited institution of higher education;
  • Obtained an associate's degree or higher; OR
  • High School Diploma or GED AND Pass the Praxis ParaPro Assessment as the statewide test for paraprofessionals prior to being hired ($55 at the applicant's expense)
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  1. Reinforces the teacher's initial instructions
  2. Monitors student behavior and maintains discipline in the in-school suspension room
  3. Works with individual and groups of students assigned to the in-school suspension room to reinforce instructions previously initiated by the teacher
  4. Provides personalized attention and assistance to students to develop or improve skills in academic area
  5. May assist in monitoring a behavior plan for students
  6. Confers regularly with teacher(s) to discuss plans, receives professional guidance and facilitates professional evaluation of student's progress
  7. Assumes continuing responsibility for maintaining the area in which to work with students
  8. Shares in performance of routine housekeeping, monitoring and clerical tasks
  9. Maintains appropriate records and reports
  10. Adheres to the requirements of confidentiality regarding student information
  11. Models mutual respect and appropriate behavior in interacting with students
  12. Maintains a professional code of ethics
  13. Performs related work as required by principal

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) 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.

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