Bus Assistant (#309211)

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Job Title: Bus Aide Definition: The person in this position is responsible for assisting children in boarding and exiting school buses and to provide for the safety of students while being transported on school buses. Employees in this area work 5 days a week, 4-5 hours a day depending on how long bus route takes per day. The Bus Aide reports directly to the Director of Transportation. This person must have a happy, helpful attitude; be punctual and dependable; follow directions. This person must be able to work cooperatively with adults and children. The person in this position must protect confidentiality rights of parents and children. This person must model appropriate grammar usage; support safety and good self-esteem in children. Experience with groups of children may be helpful but not required. This position is classified as Non-Exempt. The employee is subject to a post offer physical examination with a written statement from the physician showing a satisfactory health record and stating the employee is free if any contagious or communicable disease in such form as might endanger the health of school children, as well as results of a TB skin test. All employees hired after January 1, 2000 are required (post offer and prior to commencement of the employment duties) to supply fingerprint samples which are submitted to a criminal history records check conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. All hiring decisions are contingent upon satisfactory criminal background check results. Equipment and Job Location: The employee in this position will work on bus routes The employee will be exposed to extreme temperatures, inclement weather, smells associated with children and educational institutions; may be exposed to bodily fluids and therefore need to use universal precautions Essential Functions of the Job: Learn the bus route and inform substitute bus drivers about the bus route Make sure the students are in seat belts Report any medical problems to the bus driver Monitor and control behavior of students on the bus Assist in maintaining discipline on bus Must be able to perform job duties as described on essential functions addendum Additional Examples of Work Performed: Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: High School Diploma or GED. Must have legal authorization to work in the United States of America. Must have the knowledge of and/or the ability to learn occupational hazards and safety precautions. Must be able to report for work on time and to perform the duties of the job for the workday. Must have sufficient physical strength and ability to independently lift, move and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and to move and carry objects weighing more than 50 pounds assistance. Must be able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and effectively communicate with the public. Must have the ability to use good judgment while performing job related tasks. Must be able to pass physical abilities test/post offer screen for employment. Staff Relationship: Reports directly to the Transportation Supervisor Terms of Employment: Part-time position; work a 10 month annual contract on the days that children attend schools; no benefits; hourly rate set by the Board of Education; Non-exempt.


Posted By

Murfreesboro City School District

2552 South Church ST, Murfreesboro, TN 37127

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,006 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874