Bus Assistant

Job | Posted a month ago
Employment Type
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK Under the supervision of the Director of Transportation Services, the Bus Assistant supports the Bus Driver in transporting all district students safely to and from school.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Assist driver in the transportation of students to and from school • Assist the driver in the proper loading and unloading of passengers • Maintain student discipline, to include assuring students remain in their seats and wear their masks and other protective equipment • Sit in a location which allows observation and assistance to all students at all times • Report any concerns regarding students to the driver and to the appropriate building staff • Maintain good attendance and punctuality • Assist with cleaning and sanitizing bus surfaces • Assist substitute bus drivers in navigating bus routes • Assist the driver in any other duties as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions • Ability to open vehicle doors, walk, climb steps, bend, stoop, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds • Ability to get along well with others and maintain good working relationships

Posted By

Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543

At the following locations

Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street, Suite 100 P.O. Box 9600, Danville, VA 24543

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801