Jan 13, 2024

Bus Monitor, Durango School District 9-R, .625-.875 FTE

  • TrulyHired
  • Durango, CO, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for Bus Monitor in the Transportation Department to assist bus drivers with student supervision while in route, maintain student conduct reports, and assist bus driver with passenger safety during daily routes. This position is 5-7 hrs a day, 25-35/hrs week, Monday-Friday. begins ASAP.

Job Title: Bus Monitor Pay Grade: ESP Salary Schedule

Job Family: Student Support FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Transportation Prepared Date: December 17, 2013, Rev. 09/29/23

Typical Work Year: 9 months

SUMMARY Assist the bus driver in managing student conduct and ensuring passenger safety during daily routes. Assist with student needs during transport.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on assignment.

  • Assist the bus driver in maintaining safe student conduct by monitoring student behavior, helping set a positive tone, redirecting inappropriate behavior.
  • Assist students, as needed, in loading and unloading the bus. Load and unload passengers in wheelchairs, strollers, etc. using the bus lift. Maneuver chairs on ramps, curbs, and inside buildings.
  • Secure passengers' wheelchairs, strollers, etc. and properly fasten all protective safety devices, car seats, lap belts, and T-straps.
  • Assist in maintaining emergency card book for passengers.
  • Completes and submits required paperwork/documentation as required and ensures the confidentiality of student information. Provide written documentation to appropriate personnel regarding violations of the student code.
  • Assist driver with emergency evacuation plans and drills. Attend training and other required meetings.
  • Assist the driver during emergency situations or mechanical failures; may perform first aid, including CPR, in emergency situations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: None required. Experience working with children preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: CPR and First Aid training preferred at hire; required two months after hire. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training required within three months of hire.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES:
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, and building/department procedures.
  • Ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Ability to utilize non-violent and physical intervention techniques.
  • Knowledge of first aide skills
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:

Operating knowledge with wheelchair lifts required within two weeks of hire.

Operating knowledge protective safety devices, car seats, lap belts, and T-straps required within one month of hire.

Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411, [email protected], or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.

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