Substitute Bus Attendant: 2022-2023 School Year
Essential Job Functions
• Assists special education students and other passengers for the purpose of providing safe loading and unloading from buses during normal transport and emergency situations.
• Attends unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. as required for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions.
• Instructs students for the purpose of enforcing rules/regulations and maintaining student safety and well being.
• Monitors students with special needs until released to teacher, instructional assistant, parent, etc. for purpose of ensuring the safe transportation of all passengers.
• Prepares reports (e.g. incident reports, passenger misconduct, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, conveying information, and/or complying with established guidelines.
• Reports observations and/or incidents (e.g. discipline, accidents, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate personnel for their action.
• Secures students and/or their equipment (e.g. restraints, wheel chair tie down, seat belts, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and well-being of students.
• Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.
• Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
• Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
• Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications and organize and create projects using Microsoft office products.
• Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
• Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
• Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required and possess effective writing and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to pass Physical Assessment test same as bus drivers(e.g. able to lift 40 lbs, drag a 120 lb object walking backwards).
• Works in standard office and school bus environment
• Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt