Job Description / Essential Elements:
BANNING UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
SCHOOL BUS AIDE
Reports to: Director of Transportation
Personnel Commission Approved: 2/8/07
Board Approved: 3/15/07
Recommended Range: 29 (MOU May 17, 2007)
Under general supervision, to assist in the safe transportation of educationally and/or physically disabled students; monitors student behavior and maintains a quiet orderly atmosphere on the bus through recreational or instructional activities with students while in transit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
• Restrains physically active students as necessary.
• Alerts supervisor and/ or school personnel to special problems or significant needs of students.
• Assists in the enforcement of District policies and procedures relating to the transportation of students.
• Instructing students regarding proper bus behavior and emergency procedures.
• Administers first aid, especially in emergency situations.
• Assists in cleaning bus.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Methods used in controlling and motivating children,
• Student behavior and characteristics,
• Child guidance principles,
• Understanding of personal and social problems of learning impaired children,
• Awareness of students’ health, behavior, communication, and other specific needs.
• Assume responsibility for supervising students,
• Speak clearly and distinctly and communicate effectively with children,
• Demonstrate patience, warmth, and a liking for students,
• Follow oral and written directions,
• Project a mature, constructive, stable, and healthy attitude,
• Maintain composure under frustrating conditions,
• Keep all matters pertaining to school records and individual children strictly confidential.
Education equivalent to graduation from high school, and demonstrated experience in successfully working with children.
A valid American Red Cross First Aid Certificate (or equivalent) along with a CPR Certificate required at time of application.
The examination may consist of any combination of application, supplemental review, training, experience, written, oral or performance test to measure knowledge of effective duties.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required to walk or stand. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk while performing the duties of the job. The employee frequently will reach above the head and forward. The employee frequently uses hand strength to grasp equipment or students. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push or pull up to 90 pounds such as students or students in wheel chairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception and peripheral vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in temperatures above 100 and below 32 and occasionally will walk on slippery surfaces. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with public and others workers. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of others.
The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud to where you have to raise your voice to be heard.