May 11, 2020

Bus Monitor - Special Education

  • TrulyHired
  • Springfield, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description



Position contingent upon availability of funding/ programming

School Bus Monitors are responsible for assisting children with getting on and off of the school bus safety. Furthermore, they are responsible for their safety while aboard the bus ensuring that students are properly seated. School Bus Monitors must ensure that children get off of the bus at the correct stop and they are being released to proper parent/guardian.

Standard Hours : Up to 30 hours

1. School Bus Monitors are primarily responsible for assisting children with getting on and off of the school bus at all times.
2. School Bus Monitors are to ensure children are properly seated and facing forward at all times and remain seated while the
bus is in motion.
3. School Bus Monitors servicing special needs vehicles should ensure children are wearing their seatbelts at all times.
4. School Bus Monitors are to ensure children are allowed off of the bus at their proper stop and are released to their guardian/ parent if so applicable.
5. School Bus Monitors are to maintain order aboard the school bus at all times.
6. School Bus Monitors are to follow basic principles of child safety at all times.
7. School Bus Monitors are to establish good relationships with their bus driver(s), school staff, parents and children.
8. School Bus Monitors are to ensure all children safely board and unboard the bus at school or at the completion of their bus
run. You are expected to work in conjunction with your driver to ensure no child is left aboard the school bus upon
completion of its route.
9. School Bus Monitors should possess active listening skills and understand what children, parents and staff are attempting to
communicate to you. You must have the ability to convey information effectively.
10. School Bus Monitors should possess problem solving skills incorporating sensitivity along with speech clarity and
perceptiveness.
11. School Bus Monitors should be able to follow general rules when caring for children.
12. School Bus Monitors should have knowledge of public safety and security policies and procedures.
13. School Bus Monitors should have the ability to assess the needs of children and those around them. Having knowledge of
child behavior is imperative and show an ability to exercise appropriate disciplinary techniques.
14. School Bus Monitors should have the knowledge of relevant equipment aboard their vehicles, policies and procedures.
15. School Bus Monitors have hours and a work schedule that are determined on an annual basis.
16. School Bus Monitors are employed on a part time, seasonal basis and only work when school is in session.
17. School Bus Monitors will refrain from the use of obscene or harsh language.
18. School Bus Monitors will only wear clothing that is appropriate as outlined in the dress code expectations issued to each
employee at the start of employment or the school year.
19. School Bus Monitors will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
20. School Bus Monitors must be self motivated and possess the ability to work with minimum supervision.
21. School Bus Monitors are required to work both morning and afternoon shifts daily.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, age, disability or military service or marital status. The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in admission to, access or treatment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.

Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination

Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Springfield Public Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Senior Administrator of Human Resources, Kathleen O'Sullivan, Springfield Public Schools, 1550 Main St. Springfield MA, 01103, 413-787-7100 , ext. 55428, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Springfield Public Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Springfield Public Schools may be referred to Kathleen O'Sullivan or to U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone 800-421-3481 .

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > General Special Education
Support Staff > Supervisory Aide
Support Staff > Transportation
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  • Human Resources
  • Springfield Public Schools
  • Springfield, Massachusetts 01103

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