Creating classroom jobs is a great way to teach students about responsibility and the importance of taking care of the spaces that they use. But what’s the best way to organize and assign jobs so that everyone know what they’re expected to do? Well, check out these fun classroom job charts we found! If you love creating resources for your classroom, you’ll find tons of ideas. And if you’re not the crafty type, no worries! There are lots of inexpensive teacher-created resources that you can purchase.
1. Game-board job chart
Source: Mrs. Barnett First Grade
Makes chores look like fun!
2. Superhero helpers
Source: Surfin’ Through Second
Let your students use their superpowers to help out around the classroom.
3. Zebra-print job chart
Source: Nyla’s Crafty Teaching
Plus other cute options by this blogger. Check out the above link.
4. Ocean theme
Source: Turtle-y Treasured Resources
This adorable bundle includes ready-made job cards, editable templates, and colorful fish-themed student name tags.
5. Llama job chart
Source: Mrs. Molly’s Menagerie
6. Movie theater theme
Source: Spotlight on Second Grade
Love the way this teacher used the popcorn buckets! Plus, names are attached with Velcro, so they stay put!
7. Pete the Cat job chart
If anyone can motivate my kids to do their jobs, it’s cool dude Pete the Cat!
8. What’s the scoop?
Source: A Classroom Cloud Nine
An icy cool way to serve up classroom jobs.
9. Bucket loads of helpers
Source: Frogs, bees, under the seas
Adorable pirate-themed job chart.
10. A rainbow of duties
Source: Adventures of an Art Teacher
Perfect for your art classroom.
11. Sneaky space-saving job chart
Source: First Grade Made
Love how this one is tucked onto the side of the filing cabinet. Perfect place to use magnets.
12. Star helpers
Love the job descriptions on this one.
13. Apron job chart
Every pocket has a job, and the spoons inside each have a student name or number. Perfect for home ec.
14. Job wheel
Create this awesome wheel to help kids keep track of classroom tasks. Jobs go on the inner wheel; kids rotate.
15. Reverse job wheel
Source: Cookin’ Up In First
In this one, the kids are in the middle, and the jobs rotate. Use dry-erase markers in case your class list changes or you want to tweak the jobs.
16. Colorful library pockets
Love the way the black background makes these colorful pockets pop!
17. Help wanted
Source: The Teaching Excellence Program
Clever newspaper background on this super cute job chart.
18. Popsicle-stick people
Avatars! Have your students decorate their own little person to fit into a job pocket.
19. Happy helper octopus
Source: Creating and Teaching
A pocket for each arm. (For the rare eight-job classroom.)
20. I help, you help, we all help
Source: This Elementary Life
Pockets are sort of like iPhones, and kids love iPhones.
21. Colorful clips
Source: Lena’s Leaders
Colorful job descriptions with room on the side for clips. Notice the job applications folder beneath. Adorable (and practical).
22. Ribbon clips
Source: The Classroom Creative
Laminate the job cards so they survive all the clipping that will happen during the year. Kids “on vacation” from jobs for the week can be attached to the ribbon at the bottom. If anyone is absent, those kids can fill in.
23. Circle clips
Source: The Vintage Modern Wife
Clip-on colorful circles attached to ribbons—so cute! Circle shapes could be turned into planets, animals, or faces with different expressions. You can use sturdy paper plates as your circle templates.
24. Downloadable job cards
Source: Bright Polka Dots
Laminated job cards on a polka-dot background and funky clothespins make a pretty display.
25. More downloadable job cards
Source: Fourth Grade Frolics
Like the one above, just a different style.
26. Busy bees job chart
Source: Marcelle’s KG Zone
Your classroom will buzz along with the help of busy bee helpers.
27. Helping hands job chart
Source: College Starts in Kindergarten
This has to be one of the cutest classroom job charts! Students can create their own handprint cards to personalize it.
28. Baseball job chart
Source: Clutter Free Classroom
Love that the kids who don’t have a job for the week are in the “dugout.”
29. Rockin’ responsibilities
Source: Fun and Fearless in First
Like a giant iPod! Remember those?
30. Get hopping!
Source: Teachers Net Gazette
Get those kiddos hoppin’ with these colorful frogs and lily pads!
31. Let Mickey and Minnie help.
SOURCE: Supply Me
It’s like doing chores with an old friend!
32. Keeping it simple
If you like to keep it simple and straight to the point.
33. Colorful pocket chart
Keep it simple, or you can spruce it up with a little color.
34. Personalized photo pocket chart
This chart may be store bought, but you can personalize the nameplates with photos of your kids.
35. Magnetic job chart
Click here for directions on making your own magnetic job board.
And to go with it, check out these cute magnets.
Source: Blue Diva Creations
36. Magnetic job chart with laminated cards
Source: 3rd Grade Thoughts
Look how great this magnet job board turned out! And so easy to use over and over each year.
37. Out-of-this-world helpers
Source: MPM School Supplies
A rocket ship full of helpers to keep your classroom in stellar shape.
38. Colorful helpers
Simple design to DIY, colorful and easy to read.
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