BUS AIDE

Location
San Antonio, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 03, 2020
Ref
13785638
JOB DESCRIPTION

LOCATION: TRANSPORTATION DEPT

POSITION: BUS AIDE

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications:
* Must be 18 years of age or older
Education/Training:
* High school diploma or G.E.D.
Special Knowledge & Skills:
* Ability to work well with children with disabilities
* Ability to follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively
* Ability to operate safety equipment and adaptive equipment
* Ability to do heavy lifting

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: • Working successfully with children and adults
• Prior experience with special education students

JOB DESCRIPTION: Ride buses and help driver ensure safe and orderly transportation of students with
disabilities.

DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Lift and carry students with disabilities on and off the bus according to their
individual needs.

• Supervise students as they board and leave bus and cross street.
• Lean and adapt to each student's special medical, physical, communicative,

and emotional needs.
• Manage student behavior and report student discipline problems to

appropriate administrator.
• Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of assigned

students.
• Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations and state and

local board policies.
• Ability to communicate and work with students, parents, support staff, co-

workers, administrators and community.
• Supervise use of seat belts, harnesses, or car seats by students.
• Follow emergency procedures and help driver administer first aid, if

necessary.
• Operate equipment according to established safety procedures.
• Follow established procedures and techniques to perform job duties

including lifting, assisting students, etc.
• Become familiar with and follow procedures established by transportation

and special education offices.
• Help driver keep bus clean.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Daily attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Bus Aide - SpEd (con't)

OTHER INFORMATION: Equipment Used:
Wheelchair lift, ramp, lock, and special needs adaptive equipment
Mental & Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent walking, stooping, bending,
kneeling, pushing and pulling; heavy lifting and carrying of students. Exposure to
bacteria and communicable disease is possible.

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