Job Description

Openings as of 8/19/2019
Support Staff

  • Paraprofessional - Bus Aide-Sped (Part Time) JobID: 268
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Paraprofessional

  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019

  • Location:
    Special Education Services
    (High-Needs School)


  • Date Available:
    ASAP

  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled

  •   POSITION TITLE: Bus Paraprofessional

    WORK RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Director of Educational Services

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for assisting in the Transportation of students with special needs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Works collaboratively with driver to supervise all students while boarding, riding, or departing the school bus. Ensures all students are safely placed in custody of teachers, principals, or parents at the beginning or end of each route.

    Provides a safe environment for students while on the bus.
    Positions self in middle or rear of bus when not providing assistance to students.
    Maintains knowledge of how to secure all wheelchair seatbelts, car seats, and adaptive equipment to ensure students are secure in their seats. Works collaboratively with driver to ensure students are safely secured in seats.
    Ensures that all students have departed the bus at the end of each run while at the school. Immediately reports any student who is still on the bus to the driver, dispatcher, safety manager, and director.

    Knows the assigned route and willingly assists any driver.

    Knows how to operate all equipment on the bus including the two (2) way radio in the event of an emergency.
    Provides written records of students as needed. Provides written records of student discipline referrals using proper conduct referral forms.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by a paraprofessional to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
    Para-professionals are required to regularly stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. Employee is required to walk, climb, and stoop. Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    While performing the duties of this job, employee is exposed to outside weather conditions. Employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Must have use of hands, arms, feet, legs, eyes, and ears.
    Be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
    Must be able to get to and from the bus each AM and PM
    Must be available any time during minimum shift requirement from 5 – 9 am, and 2:45 – 5 pm.
    Reports outside the Vehicle Maintenance Facility, must be on time, and approved by the Director of Ed Services and the Director of Transportation. .

    EDUCATION:
    High School diploma, GED, or related experience and training is preferred.




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