Social Circle City Schools
  • 10-May-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Social Circle, GA, USA
  • 10.06-16.15 G1
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Bus Monitor

CONTRACT TERMS: 180-day calendar

SCCS DISTRICT CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE: Grade 1

REPORTS TO: Facilities & Transportation Director

FSLA: Non-exempt

OVERALL PURPOSE:

The job of Bus Monitor is for providing support within the student transportation services area with specific responsibilities for assisting special education students during transport to and from school and/or special activities; and ensuring the safety and sanitation of assigned vehicles.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Assists bus drivers and other school employees for the purpose of ensuring passenger safety and timely transportation.
  • 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 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-being.
  • Monitors students with special needs until released to teacher, instructional assistant, parent, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the safe transportation of all passengers.
  • Prepares reports (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 (discipline, accidents, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate personnel for their action.
  • Secures students and/or their equipment (restraints, wheel chair tie-downs, seat belts, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and well-being of students.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Transportation Director.

COMPENTENCIES:

Skills-based Competencies

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 special needs students.

  • Knowledge-based Competencies

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; securing special needs devices.

  • Ability-based Competencies

Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Generally, the job requires 55% sitting, 10% walking, and 35% standing.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated at least annually by the Director of Transportation in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluations of support staff.

CONTINUING EDUCATION/TRAINING

N/A

CLEARANCES:

Criminal Justice Fingerprint

Background Clearance

State Department of Education medical examination

NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE

Social Circle City School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and all accompanying regulations.

Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer / supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed - even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks.

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