In-School Suspension Monitor

About the Achievement Schools:

Our goal is ambitious: move the bottom 5% of Tennessee's Schools into the top 25%. We cannot do this without outstanding people leading our classrooms and schools.
The ASD is a people powered, student driven organization. We need people who are not only excited about the mission to transform the bottom 5% of schools, but who are also committed to it. The work is exciting, the work is challenging, and it may be for you.


Achievement Schools in Memphis, Tennessee:

Corning Achievement Elementary

Frayser Achievement Elementary

Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary

Whitney Achievement Elementary

Westside Achievement Middle

Position Description:     

The In-school Suspension Monitor performs intermediate paraprofessional work monitoring the behavior of students assigned to in-school suspension, conducts in-school suspension programs, and enforces established rules and regulations. 

Specific Position Responsibilities:

  • Monitor students who have been assigned to in-school suspension.
  • Check attendance daily and reports to attendance clerk.
  • Explain expected conduct and achievement.
  • Assign and check student work during suspension periods; review student progress.
  • Discuss with students appropriate behavior.
  • Discuss behavior of students with administrators, teachers and parents.
  • Monitor and report inappropriate behavior by students to administration.
  • Monitor hallways before and after school.
  • Escort students during break periods and lunch periods.
  • Record and file records on students receiving after school detention.
  • Hold after school detention.
  • Maintain records on students receiving out-of-school suspensions.
  • Perform related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of practices concerning in-school suspension programs and appropriate methods of dealing with misconduct;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to recognize and identify activities or situations which have or may become a problem or emergency requiring immediate attention;
  • Ability to think and act quickly, effectively and responsibly under emergency situations;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, other employees and officials.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in working with children. 

Successful candidate will exhibit the following:

  • Excellence
  • Optimism
  • Sound Judgment
  • Courage
  • Teamwork

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range is $30,000 - $35,000. Pay will be commensurate with qualifications. The benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability, flexible spending accounts, and a retirement/pension plan through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS).

To Apply:

Please e-mail your resume and contact information for three professional references to

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee's policy of non-discrimination, the Tennessee Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military services in its policies, or in the admission of, access to, treatment, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.