Transportation - Bus Monitor
ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION 1014.042-AR
JOB DESCRIPTION: TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT BUS MONITOR
1. High School diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstration of progress toward obtaining G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law.
2. Experience working with young children.
3. Understanding of and ability to relate to children with special needs.
4. Physical ability to properly operate safety equipment and assist students (push, pull and lift 45 pounds and bend at the waist, kneel and lift hands over head).
REPORTS TO: Assigned Supervisor
JOB GOAL: Assist school bus driver in maintaining discipline and safety while bus is in operation; maintain proper records and documentation; assist student loading, unloading and seating arrangements as required.
1. Assist the bus driver in maintaining discipline on school bus; monitor and assist students while bus is in operation.
2. Consult with and assist bus driver with documentation of student information; record keeping and completing route surveys.
3. Assist driver in securing seat belts, harnesses and wheel chair clamps as required.
4. Assist parents and school personnel with safe loading and unloading of students; coordinate seating of preschool students as required by state transportation guidelines.
5. Communicate with classroom aides, teachers, principals, and parents concerning student background, medical problems, and behavior as appropriate.
6. Perform necessary medically-related services for students who have been determined by their physician to need such services, upon written delegation of the responsibility and proper training by the District Nurse or her designee.
7. Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
8. Assist children with disabilities on and off the bus and escort children across street upon return home; lift children as required; assure responsible adult meets student leaving the bus when required.
9. Perform post-trip check of the bus at the end of the route to insure no students or belongings remain on the bus.
10. Operate equipment, including wheelchairs, tie-downs, seat belts, harnesses, mechanical lifts and other adaptive equipment as necessary.
11. Attend in-service meeting and training courses as assigned.
12. Regularly attend work and be punctual.
13. Perform related duties as assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Compensation will be based on 180 contract days on the board-approved SO RECTP/MONITOR salary schedule.
Adopted: January 29, 1992
Revised: June 30, 1998
Revised: June 8, 1999
Revised: July 7, 2003
Revised: December 22, 2009
Revised: January 11, 2011
Revised: October 30, 2014
Revised: November 1, 2018