Bus Assistant

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Start Date
09/21/2020

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WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE - 8
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
200 S. FULTON AVENUE
FORT LUPTON, CO  80621
PHONE (303) 857-3200, FAX 303-857-3219 or EMAIL:  akaylor@weld8.org
Alan J. Kaylor, Superintendent of Schools
DATE OF POSTING:  September 10, 2020

POSITION:  Bus Assistant

SALARY RANGE:  Per Classified Salary Schedule plus prorated School District Comprehensive Benefits Package.  Nine-month position prorated for the remainder of the school year (follows the school calendar with daily schedule to be determined by the Director of Support Services).  

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Please submit an application (available online at www.weld8.org ) along with an email of interest, listing your qualifications and experiences for the position.  Applicant must apply online.  Internal candidates may send an email of interest to the Director of Support Services, C. Andrew Moore; cmoore@weld8.org.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • No experience required, however, experience working in healthcare, working with children with various learning and physical disabilities, and/or working with children in a school setting is a plus.
  • Able to provide care and assistance to passengers in route and entering or leaving the bus during transportation.
  • Able to load and unload passengers as needed using mechanical lift apparatus. Secure students as necessary with seat belts, care seats, safety vest, or wheelchair secure systems.
  • Able to assist Bus Drivers with following route directions, preparing written disciplinary action reports, and maintaining the cleanliness of the bus as assigned.
  • Able to assist Bus Driver with performing emergency evacuations and drills.
  • Ability to supervise students on the bus, and school grounds as assigned by the administration or designee. This will include supervising students in the bus loading area after students are unloaded prior to school and supervising students after school prior to loading on bus. Able to manage student behavior, assist students to/from the classroom, implement discipline actions, monitor safety, and assist injured or ill students as needed.
  • Able to serve as a team player; perform clerical work, assist with communications between home and school and respond to minor emergencies and perform first aid as necessary as necessary.
  • Such alternatives to the above duties as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  •  As soon as possible preferred.
  • 9-month position (morning, midday and afternoon routes) prorated for the remainder of the school calendar.
  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required within 1 month after hire.
  • All contracts/agreements for employment of personnel shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Education.
  • No smoking is allowed in any Weld County School District Re 8 buildings.
  • Selected applicant must comply with the District's Drug-Free Workplace policy.
  • As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States.

An equal opportunity affirmative action employer
In compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Colorado law and Board of Education Policy AC (Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity), Weld County School District Re-8 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person has been identified as the compliance officer for the district: Superintendent, Weld County School District Re-8: 200 S. Fulton Ave, Fort Lupton, CO 80621, 303.857.3200, superintendent@weld8.org.
 

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Fort Lupton Weld R-8

301 Reyonlds St., Fort Lupton, CO 80621
 
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Amount per Student

$12,563

State Average: $10,278

% ELL Students

23%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.36

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

308

State Average: 415