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School Bus Aide

Company: Dousman Transport
Location: Jefferson
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARYResponsible for assisting with bus pick up and drop off as well as riding on the bus route for various schools or schooldistricts.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES• Support transition of studentsfrom home to school and school to home. Ensure the school bus driver is not distractedfrom safe operation of the vehicle.• Help with emergency evacuation procedures and respond to emergencies as directed by company and school districtprotocols.• Complete the initial check of student passengers to ensure they are in the correct safety equipment.• Follow all Individualized Education Plans (IEP) requirements and compliance related to transportation.• Ensure student passengers are properly and safely secured in seat belt locks, harnesses, wheelchair supports or anyother special equipment.• Complete required paperwork, such as daily attendance and bus behavior reports.• Maintain ability to monitor and control student behavior on the bus including awareness of and adaptation to thespecial medical, physical, communicative or emotional needs of individual student passengers.• Recognize, model and reinforce positive, desired behaviors. Create a positive, safe and welcoming transportationenvironment on the vehicle.• Communicate and refer behaviors to appropriate school district personnel, bus driver and Terminal Manager.• Maintain effective working relationships with the bus driver, school district personnel and parents/guardians.• Participate in training as directed by the Terminal Manager.• Create a favorable and professional impression on students, parents, community and co-workers.• Maintain confidentiality of student/family information in verbal, written, and electronic communication.• Refer confidential and/or behavioral information to the appropriate Dousman Transport Company personnel.• Follow safe practices and adhere to all applicable safety standards.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilitiesperformed by employees holding this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than thosespecifically presented in this description.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES• Provide on-the-job training to new employees.• Perform other duties as may be assigned by the company. Company employees are expected to cover or performtemporary or part-time jobs or duties on request that the company needs to have performed.Job Description – Dousman Transport School Bus Aide 07 2019KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS• Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma orequivalent.• Ability with training to safely operate safety equipment and adaptive equipment.• Ability to interact positively with all passengers including students with disabilities or special needs.• Ability to physically perform the essential functions of the job including occasional to frequent walking, standing,sitting, stooping, kneeling and crouching.• Regular attendance and punctuality is required.• Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to successfully complete a backgroundcheck, physical and tuberculosis test and fitness for duty/drug screen.• Prior experience working in child care and/or with children with special needs is a plus.WORKING CONDITIONSWorking conditions are normal for a School Bus Aide. Work involves assisting passengers with a variety of physical and/or other special needs in all weather conditions.Dousman Transport Co. Inc, is happy to offer medical, vision, and dental to our aides.

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Keywords: Dousman Transport, Madison , School Bus Aide, Other , Jefferson, Wisconsin

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