Discovery Bus - Bus Driver

Posted 10 days ago
Position Areas
Business Education


Discovery Bus Summer Program Coordinator
Title:  Discovery Bus Summer Program Coordinator 
Position Purpose:
Under the supervision of the Family Resource Center Director, to promote literacy to children and families using the Discovery Bus
8 weeks 28 hours a week including one evening
Essential Functions:

  • Supervise children and families getting on and off the Discovery bus
  • Read to children age appropriate books on the bus
  • Organize and support special summer literacy events
  • Maintain a clean bus
  • Organize and maintain the library books on the bus
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Keep records of participants and books
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned
Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to and from transportation garage.  Travels in bus around town.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to interact well with children and adults
  • Ability to plan and  engage in literacy activities including reading to children
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and perform responsibilities under pressure
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be:
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Literacy experience and program planning
  • Experience working with families to promote education
  • Minimum high school or GED diploma

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Plainfield Public Schools

651 Norwich Rd , Plainfield, CT 06374

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Plainfield School District

651 Norwich Rd , Plainfield, CT 06374