Every student in the classroom is responsible for a classroom job. Most jobs require more than one student to fill the position, and some require only one student.
Students will apply for four class job positions. In the application students will explain how their skills will be applicable for that position and must sign a promise to do their best in completing the duty which they are assigned.
Jobs are changed every nine weeks, therefore students have the opportunity to perform different jobs throughout the school year. Although students choose four jobs that they are interested in, they are not guaranteed those jobs. As in the real world, positions are given to those that are most capable based on their particular skill.
Included in this unit are the Class Job Signs, Job recording sheets and an explanation of each job's responsibility. Recording sheets can be placed in folders or on mini clipboards, like I do in my classroom.
Jobs include the following: