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Bus Monitor

Company: Krum Independent School District
Location: Krum
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Transportation/Bus Driver

Date Posted:

District-Wide TransportationJob Title: Bus Monitor Exemption Status/Test: Nonexempt
Reports to: Transportation Director
Dept./School: Transportation

Primary Purpose:

Ride buses and help driver ensure safe and orderly transportation of students with disabilities. Qualifications:
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to understand and follow written or verbal instructions
Ability to communicate effectively with others
Ability to operate safety equipment and adaptive equipment
Ability to manage student behavior
Ability to work well with children with disabilities

None Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Student Management

  • Assist students on and off the bus according to their individual needs including lifting and carrying students with disabilities.
  • Supervise students as they board and exit the bus and cross the street following established safety procedures.
  • Escort students into the building and deliver to their assigned destination.
  • Instruct students on safe entering, exiting, and riding rules and regulations.
  • Learn and adapt to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
  • Manage student behavior and report student discipline problems in a timely manner to appropriate administrator.
  • Communicate with teachers and parents regarding student behavior while on bus. Routes and Schedules
  • Complete and maintain accurate, updated, and timely records and reports including route sheet and daily non-notification forms. Safety
  • Operate equipment according to established safety procedures. Make sure that seat belts, harnesses, or car seats are used correctly and help students use safety devises when needed.
  • Follow emergency procedures including evacuation of students as needed and assist driver to administer first aid, if necessary.
  • Follow established procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and assisting students. Other
  • Become familiar with and follow procedures established by transportation and special education offices.
  • Assist driver keeping bus clean and performance of pre- and post-trip inspections. Supervisory Responsibilities:
    None. Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
    Tools/Equipment Used: Specialized and adaptive equipment used by students
    Posture: Frequent standing and sitting; kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
    Motion: Frequent walking and reaching
    Lifting: Frequent heavy lifting (45 pounds or over) and positioning of students with physical disabilities, controlling behavior through physical restraint, assisting nonambulatory students, and lifting and moving adaptive equipment
    Environment: Work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather); exposure to noise and vehicle fumes; exposure to biological hazards (bacteria, communicable diseases); work around vehicles and machinery with moving parts; may work irregular or prolonged hours
    Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

    Krum Independent School District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

    Krum ISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

    In accordance with Title IX, the district does not discriminate on the basis of sex and is required not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the district's Title IX coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.

    Inquiries about the application of Title IX and Title VII can be directed to Instructional Resources Coordinator-Nancy Shipley, Asst. Superintendent (940) 435-7116


    Section 504 Coordinator-Terry Rahn, Director of Special Programs (940) 435-7117


Keywords: Krum Independent School District, Dallas , Bus Monitor, Other , Krum, Texas

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