In my classroom, we’ve created a community of learners AND hard workers. Part of this includes my students each having a special job that they perform each day.
We started out the year by applying for jobs. And yes, they actually filled out an application.
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Here’s a list of our jobs, and what each person does.
President: takes roll and lunch count
Computer Programmer: checks computers, turns them off
Meteorologist: gives daily weather report to the class
Fireman: leads the class to lunch and other activities
Caboose: stands last in line and turns off lights when the class leaves the room
Substitute Teacher: performs jobs for absent students
Travel Agent: keeps track of field trip permission slips
Parks Director: makes sure playground equipment is returned
Recycling Coordinator: empties recycling
Receptionist: answers phone
Secretary: takes over when president is gone, cleans whiteboards
Mailman: puts papers in mailboxes
Grocer: passes out treats and snacks
Classroom Custodian: passes out paper or other supplies
Maid: cleans whiteboards after school and runs errands
Chemist: passes out supplies in science
Newspaper Reporter: helps with class newspaper
Police: classroom problem solver
Nurse: gives out band-aids when necessary
Librarian: puts books back where they belong
Photographer: takes class pictures
Mathematician: passes out math supplies
Here’s a printable list of jobs that students can take home.