Under the immediate supervision of the bus chauffeur, school principal or designee, the bus attendant monitors the activities of special education students while on buses en route to and from school. Employees in this class prepare students to board buses; ensure that students are in their seats; maintain order on buses; render other assistance when necessary. Work also involves insuring the student's well-being and safety while traveling on the bus. Additionally, the bus attendant may be required to assist the teacher in a variety of classroom activities such as distributing and collecting classroom materials, aiding students with personal habits and self care skills; reinforcing classroom routines and activities and performing related duties as required.Position Requirements:
Have completed an associate's degree program at an accredited college or university. In order to be considered for this position, you must attach a copy of your degree to your application.
Have completed 60 credit hours in a matriculated status at an accredited college or university. In order to be considered for this position, you must provide a copy of the official transcript to your application.
Have education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth school grade AND
pass the examination required to be considered highly qualified under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. In order to be considered for this position, you must attach a copy of your high school diploma to your application. Scope of the Highly Qualified Examination
The written examination is a multiple choice exam designed to measure areas such as spelling, punctuation, grammar, and mathematical ability. Candidates must be successful in this examination to be considered for the oral examination.
ORAL EXAMINATION-WEIGHT: 100%
The oral examination consists of a series of questions designed to measure areas such as the candidate's knowledge of effective bus classroom procedures, effective positive behavior support strategies, as well as those personal attitudes and attributes which would best predict success in this position. Minimum required score: 70.00
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN TAKING THE EXAMINATION MUST ATTACH A LETTER TO THE APPLICATION FORM STATING THE NATURE OF THE DISABILITY AND THE TYPE OF EXAMINATION ASSISTANCE REQUIRED. MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE DISABILITY CLAIMED AND THE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTED MAY BE REQUIRED.
NOTE: Credit for seniority (.33 per year) will be added to the final scores of successful candidates who are in positions covered by the LOCAL 1201.
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- Office of Talent
- 440 N. Broad Street
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130