Jan 13, 2024

Teacher Assistant/Bus Driver

  • TrulyHired
  • Raeford, NC 28376, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree, or completion of 48 semester hours of college credits
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old with three (3) years driving experience
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a current North Carolina commercial driver's license
  • with proper endorsements and a current Bus Drivers Pocket Card
  • Must pass a DOT drug and alcohol testing
  • Must never have been convicted of a DWI Offense

Supervises:
  • None
Essential Job Functions:
  • Instructional Assistance
    • Cooperates in developing procedures for the classroom
    • Assists in the preparation of materials
    • Maintains awareness of goals and objectives of supervising teacher
    • Assists in implementing the planned program
    • Provides information to teacher(s) concerning program evaluation
    • Participates in and facilitates activities to improve effectiveness of the total school program
    • Carries out student supervisory duties in a prompt and responsible manner to ensure a safe and healthful environment
    • Clerical/Technical Assistance
    • Collects and records money according to established procedures
    • Maintains classroom files and records in accordance with applicable rules, laws, and regulations
    • Demonstrates technical skill in operating equipment
    • Assembles materials to maximize their use
  • General Classroom Assistance
    • Exhibits positive behavior toward children, parents, staff and administrators
    • Represents the needs of school and children to parents and the community in a positive manner
    • Conducts self as a positive role model in the school and community
    • Assists students with understanding, interpreting and adhering to laws, rules, and regulations
    • Shares the responsibility for school cleanliness and neatness
    • Assists in developing good housekeeping skills and regard for the environment both inside and outside the classroom
  • Bus Driving
    • Maintains proficiency in driving skills
    • Is responsible for completing all reports relating to transportation
    • Ensures safety and care of students boarding, riding, and departing school bus
    • Maintains a high standard of student conduct at all times
    • Discharges students only at the authorized school or bus stop locations
    • Transports only authorized students
    • Reports infractions of school bus safety rules to the principal or designee
    • Obeys all traffic laws and school bus regulations while operating the school bus
    • Operates the school bus on the assigned route(s) and schedule as provided by the
    • Transportation Office
    • Attends bus safety meetings
    • Informs Transportation Specialist or TIMS Manager of any students added or deleted from route which may necessitate a change in route or bus stop
    • Accepts responsibility for securing the school bus before leaving the vehicle at the conclusion of a run or route
    • Accepts responsibility for reporting observable mechanical defects or failures on the school bus
    • Maintains acceptable relations with parents/guardians of students transported and with school personnel
    • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Physical and Cognitive Requirements:

The major physical and cognitive requirements listed below are applicable to the Teacher Assistant/Bus Driver job classification within Hoke County Schools. Work in this classification is considered light physical work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Must be able to:
  • Walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, kneel, crouch, key requiring repetitive motions
  • Use visual acuity in preparing and analyzing written or computer data
  • Visually inspect small defects and/or small parts
  • Operate a variety of machines, motor vehicles, hand, and job specific equipment and tools
  • Determine the accuracy and thoroughness of work
  • Observe general surroundings and activities
  • Communicate by spoken word to express or exchange ideas and convey detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Safely work in situations of exposure to blood borne pathogens which may require specialized personal protective equipment
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently, both orally and in writing
  • Establish positive relationships with students
  • Deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions
  • Perform under stress, deal with persons acting under stress and adapt when confronted with emergency situations
  • Work with both children and adults with disabilities
  • Talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

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