Bus Monitor (4 hours) Substitute
The job of Bus Monitor is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific
responsibilities for assisting special education students and preschool students during transport to and from
school and/or special activities; and ensuring the safety and sanitation of assigned vehicles.
This job reports to Assigned Administrator
Assists special education students, preschool 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. 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-
Monitors students with special needs and preschool students until released to teacher, instructional
assistant, parent, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the safe transportation of all passengers.
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 downs, seat belts, car seats, etc.)
for the purpose of ensuring the safety and well-being of students.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning
of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering
to safety practices; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and operating equipment used in transporting students.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak
clearly; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: safety practices and procedures.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work
with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment
using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with others; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize
specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving
with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based
competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups;
maintaining confidentiality; and working as part of a team.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or
advising others; operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the
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The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger
dexterity. Generally the job requires 65% sitting, 25% walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed under some
temperature extremes and in a generally hazard free environment.
Experience: Job related experience is desired.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance
FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade
Non Exempt 1
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