Bus Attendant

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Non-Instructional Support

Description


BUS ATTENDANT                                                                                     Location:  Transportation
Position: 9.5 Months 5 hours                     
Starting Pay: $13.40 and up (depending on experience)
 
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in the safe transportation of students with disabilities where such assistance is required by the I.E.P. or when the need for assistance is determined and approved by the Parkway School District and/or the Special School District. This position will assist the bus driver in maintaining appropriate student conduct among all passengers; assist students getting on and off the bus via the service door when necessary; participate in emergency evacuation drills in accordance with state regulations and district policy; assist driver with maintaining cleanliness of the bus; provide for the comfort and safety of the special needs child while he or she is on board the bus; and other duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor or the Coordinator of Special Transportation.
 
Qualifications:

  • Ability to load and unload wheelchairs with an electric/hydraulic lift, and  to operate lift manually in the event of a power failure
  • Ability to move and maneuver wheelchairs onto and off of lift and ability to secure wheelchairs in position for travel
  • Ability to pass annual physical including PPD or X-ray for tuberculosis screen
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse clientele including students, parents, school personnel, and the bus driver
  • Able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to lift or move students weighing 100+/- pounds when necessary
  • Able to load and unload students on buses in extremely cold weather
  • Ability to undergo training to administer medications, including, but not limited to injections for allergies (such as peanut or bee sting allergies)
  • Must maintain a good attendance record and display a professional and cooperative demeanor at all times

Posted By

Parkway School District

455 N. Woods Mill Road , Chesterfield, MO 63017
 

At the following locations

Transportation Building

347 North Woods Mill Road , Chesterfield, MO 63017



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$14,321

State Average: $11,368

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.79

State Average: 13.59

% IEP Students

16%

State Average: 14%

FTE

2,538

State Average: 227