Substitute Bus Monitor

Job | Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Substitute Teacher


Substitute Bus Monitor

Salary: $13.00/Hour (Hourly Position-No Benefits Included)
Please visit the NCPS website to determine salary specifics according to the current salary scale:

Primary Purpose

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
• Assist students on and off buses. 
• Ensure that all student passengers, including those in wheelchairs and braces, are properly secured in their assigned seats or wheelchair slot. 
• Assist in controlling student behavior. 
• Tend to the special needs and conditions of each student. 
• Learn bus routes, schedules, and pickup points. 
• Assist substitute drivers with directions. 
• Keep abreast of route and bus stop changes and student day care arrangements. 
• Assist drivers in conducting bus evacuation drills. 
• Assist drivers in maintaining a clean bus interior. 
• Perform related work as required.

Additional Duties
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the safety of the passengers on the school bus.

Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

  • School bus, safety belts, car seats, harness, wheelchair ramp/lift, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of the transportation of students preferred;
  • Some knowledge of transporting students with special needs preferred;
  • Ability to assist students with patience and understanding;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, parents, students and colleagues;
  • Moderate standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling;
  • Must have the ability to drag 80 lbs. and lift up to 50 lbs.
 Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Duties are performed on a school bus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to loud noise levels; fumes or airborne particles; noxious odors; vibrations from driving a bus; and traffic. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; use foot controls to drive; reach with hands and arms; climb; bend, stoop, and kneel; and talk and hear. The employee must be physically able to perform and demonstrate emergency evacuation procedures. The employee must be able to communicate orally and hear on a two-way radio with transportation dispatch and emergency services while the bus is in motion. Employees must be able to communicate effectively and positively with parents, students, staff and co-workers.  Ability to lift to 50 pounds occasionally and over 50 pounds rarely. In addition, must have the ability to use emergency exits at any location on the bus. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, night/dusk vision, color vision, and peripheral vision. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Qualification Profile
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • High School Diploma or GED
FLSA Status:       Non-exempt    Hourly position

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Northampton County Public Schools

7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405

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7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405