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Guest Bus Monitor
at Highline Public Schools
Job Reference #: 2018-4485
Guest Bus Monitor
Transportation Services Substitutes
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Substitute
Salary: $11.50 - $15.91
Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
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Additional Information: Probationary rate of $11.50 for first 30 days then increases to $15.91.
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JOB TITLE: GUEST BUS MONITOR
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: Varies - This is an on-call at will position
SUMMARY: The purpose of the bus monitor is to ride the bus with students who are medically fragile and/or who require an attendant according to the student’s IEP.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. - Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. - Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. - A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Assist and work with students of all ages, including those who have severe physical and mental disabilities. - Assist the bus driver in maintaining order and discipline on the bus. - Assist the bus driver in making sure that all disabled students are secure in their seats and wheelchairs, fastening their seat belts and safety devices. - Assist the driver in loading and unloading the students on and off the bus. - Assist the driver in using and operating the hydraulic lift. - In case of emergency, call the proper authorities to obtain help and direction if the driver is unable to do so. - Administer First Aid if required. - Perform such other duties and assume such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Transportation Dispatcher-Special Education. Other Functions - Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma Previous experience working with children preferred
JOB DESCRIPTION: GUEST BUS MONITOR ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: First Aid and CPR certificate Valid Washington State driver’s license Must attend orientation classes in HIV/Hepatitis B, Hazardous Waste, and Sexual Harassment Prevention training
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Post Hire, pre-employment physical assessment
KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of student safe behavior Progressive discipline techniques Developmental and physical handicaps General health care and social services Working with families School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Maintain effective working relationships with other people Promote good public relations with staff, parents, and the public in a multi-cultural/multi-racial community Operate two-way radio system Monitor student behavior Work with special needs children with severe physical and emotional disabilities Physically lift and handle children with disabilities in emergency situations Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Transportation Supervisor or designee
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 regularly required to sit for long periods of time. The employee must frequently reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear; stand and/or walk; bend/stoop/twist/squat/kneel; fine motor manipulation. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Anything over the weight limits should be done as a two-person lift or with a mechanical lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to fit through the emergency exit door located in the roof of the bus. The circumference of this exit is 83".
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly works in indoor and outdoor conditions and regularly works around diesel and gas fumes. Occasionally works near visual display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is expected to properly personal protection equipment when provided by the District.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Created by Human Resources, 2014.01.13 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools GS2BSMN Guest Bus Monitor Page 2 of 2
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