Substitute Bus Aide

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Title:   Substitute Bus Aide
Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Coordinator of Transportation, to ensure the safe transportation of students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips. Bus Aides will be assigned to either regular and special ed bus runs. 

Salary:  $ 7.93 per hour

Essential Functions:

Provides help to the school bus driver in maintaining discipline.
Assists students boarding and leaving the school bus.
Assists with loading, transporting and unloading of all students on the assigned bus.
Assists with the security of students on school buses and observes the special needs of individuals.
Assists the driver in maintaining adequate discipline.
Performs related tasks as required.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of all traffic laws, regulations, road signs and related information.
Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
Ability to learn and comprehend information from procedures manuals and other materials. Ability to comprehend and follow traffic signs required.
Ability to physically move through the bus.
Ability to maintain composure and perform responsibilities under pressure and in cases of accidents or other emergencies.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard school bus environment.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of eighth grade and some experience in working with children


No experience required. 


FLSA Status:             Nonexempt

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

100 N Main St, Suffolk, VA 23434
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,497 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801