Special Education Bus Attendant

Special Education Bus Attendant

Overview

Bradley County Schools is employing a bus attendant to provide student support on Special Education Buses that transport students with special medical, physical and behavioral needs. The bus attendant must attend training on information regarding students with special needs, students confidentiality, and bus loading and unloading procedures including the secure transport of wheelchairs, emergency procedures and bus inspection for the end of each route. Additionally, the bus attendant will be trained in any special requirements of conditions included in the student's IEP regarding the safe transport of required medications and medications that that may be needed to be administered in emergency situations.

Qualifications

Someone willing to help children.

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Director of Facilities, to ensure the safe transportation of students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips.

Essential Functions:

  • Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

  • Uses standard automotive and bus equipment, and telephone.

 
Travel Requirements

  • Travels to and from school district buildings, to vehicle service stations, field trip locations and other destinations are required.

   
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

  • Works in standard school bus environment.

 
Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
Qualifications Profile
 
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  
Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bilingual, both oral and written, ability (English/Spanish) is preferred.

   
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt

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