Position Title: Bus Assistant Substitute, (Special Education)
Supervisor: Director of Transportation
Term of Employment: Hourly/On Call
Salary Classification: $12.00/hr
Job Summary: Provides services, helps maintain student conduct
and safety while on the bus, and assures the student gets on and
off the bus in orderly fashion.
Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the
Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited
to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other
characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a
comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by
incumbents in this class.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the
following. Other duties may be assigned:
* Maintain safe student conduct while on the bus, and assure
that students get on and off the bus in an orderly fashion. * To
assist young and/or disabled students in entering and exiting the
bus, including lifting and safely securing wheelchairs. * Keep
written records of student violations and other records as required
by Peoria Unified School District guidelines. * Collect any
personal items left on the bus by students and turn them into the
school offices. * Devote attention to students and their needs. *
Be responsible for securing wheelchairs, such as tie-downs and seat
belts and other supportive equipment used in transporting students.
* Performs other duties as assigned or required
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county, and city
statutes, rules, policies, and procedures. * Knowledge of
applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies
and procedures. * Knowledge of special methods and procedures for
working with special needs students, to include handling equipment
required in transporting students; example: walkers, braces,
wheelchairs, oxygen equipment, etc. * Physically able to lift and
move students (up to 50 pounds). * Skill in working with children.
* Ability to read, write and speak English. * Skill in establishing
and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers,
vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having
business with the school district.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED, preferred
and/or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education
from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been
* Must be able to pass fingerprint and background
investigations. * Must maintain CPR/1st Aid Certification and be
willing to use in an emergency. * Must be capable of lifting 50
pounds and pass the Physical Performance Test.