Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

Transportation
TITLE: PAY GRADE: 29
Special Needs Assistant 1

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assist School Bus Driver with the safe delivery of students to and from school by monitoring student
behavior and assisting with special needs students as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Successfully pass District certification in Nonviolent Physical Crisis Intervention, CPR, First Aid,
and Physical Performance test.
3. No previous experience is required

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist with the transportation of students to and from school and on special event trips in a safe
manner.
- Enforce bus safety rules, oversee loading and unloading of students and emergency evacuation.
- Organize and assign seating charts if required.
- Monitor student behavior and oversee discipline of students.
- Provide continuous instructions to students regarding bus safety rules.
- Communicate with school principals, and teachers.
- Assist special needs students with loading and unloading; operate wheelchair lift, and secure
students safely in the bus.
- Deliver students to the door to be received by appropriate adult.
- Assist School Bus Driver with pre- and post-trip inspection of the bus.
- Check and monitor the condition of the bus and ensure it is safe to operate.
- Keep bus clean inside and out; sweep and mop floors, and clean windows to ensure good
visibility.
- Write reports and prepare bus tickets regarding student discipline; prepare accident or injury
reports; educate and conduct trials of bus evacuation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
? Knowledge of basic first aid procedures and methods
? Knowledge of safety and maintenance requirements of bus and other student transportation
equipment
? Skill in working with children
? Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships
? Skill in both verbal and written communications
? Ability to pass physical
? Ability to maintain Nonviolent Physical Crisis Intervention, CPR and First Aid certification
Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 1/17 PSPC TEMPE ELEMENTARY

Transportation
TITLE: PAY GRADE: 29
Special Needs Assistant 1

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Potential physical harm

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Lift, move, or carry up to 125 pounds
Bend, stoop, climb, enter and exit bus by use of steps

REPORTS TO:
Supervisor of Transportation & Safety

EVALUATION:
Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A

Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 1/17 PSPC

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