Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC. Friendship serves over 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Nearly 70% of students are deemed “at-risk” due to family poverty, homelessness or other complex risk factors and 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of FPCS is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities
Friendship is looking for responsible, courageous, respectful, caring, confident, committed, persistent, patient and honest professionals to join our family for the 2022/2023 school year starting in August. FPCS Friendship Public Charter Schools is committed to the idea that each and every child can make it to and through college. If you share that belief, please apply.
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Opens and unlocks the building, grounds, and parking lots, preparing the facility to receive staff and students
Secures and locks the building and facility at the end of the day, ensuring that all gates and doors are secure, and that the building alarm system is activated
Conduct and observe searches of all personal property entering the building, including briefcases, computer bags, pocketbooks and purses, student's book bags, backpacks, and lunch boxes
Staffs various posts in order to provide the appropriate security presence and coverage, ensuring personnel safety, physical security, and asset protection
Perform security walk-through of the school, in accordance with the assigned daily schedule, and as directed
Prepare a formal Incident Report for submission to the Head of Security, when required, or directed
Obtain statements from students, staff, or teachers as appropriate to properly document significant events, which occurred during that day's shift
May be required to work weekends, early evenings, on weekdays and selected holidays.
Graduation from high school OR GED a minimum of 2 years of experience in security (school experience is preferable). Police experience or higher education may be substituted.
Preferably 5-8 years of school security officer work experience
Ability to obtain Security Certificate or License or a valid District of Columbia Security Officers license issued by the Metropolitan Police Department
Satisfactory criminal background check, satisfactory drug test results.
Effective November 1, 2021, all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial school in the District of Columbia, and all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a child care facility regulated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, shall have received a full course of a vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have been granted an exemption from such vaccination pursuant to, and are compliant with the requirements of, Section IV of this Order.”
FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.