Adams 12 Five Star Schools

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Bus Assistant

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 1/11/2019
Job Reference #: 57995
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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 57995
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Jan 10, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.


The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Job Title
Bus Assistant

Hours Per Week
40
Months Per Year
9
District Name
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS
School / Location Name
BusSvc:Transportation
1350 E.126th Avenue, Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
Posted on
Jan 10, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: Assists district bus drivers with the safe transportation of students with disabilities. Monitors students at designated crossings to ensure students have safe passage.

Job Tasks Descriptions
1.Monitor students during transportation, including intervening in disputes or arguments, restraining destructive or disruptive behavior and providing basic first-aid as necessary. Handle or assist with emergency evacuations when necessary, following the correct listing and positioning procedures. Monitor students at designated crossings to ensure students have safe passage.
2.Assist the bus driver with students with disabilities including safely loading ad unloading student sin wheelchairs, strollers, etc., by utilizing and operating the bus lift, correctly positioning and safely securing the wheelchair, stroller, etc., using the wheel locking system and tie down securements. Assist the bus driver by greeting walk on student s and with safely securing students who are required to use a safety vest and/or child safety restraint system following the procedures provided by district training and equipment specifications. Observe students as they take their assigned seat and throughout the bus ride to and from school..
3.Monitor and assists students to ensure a safe arrival/departure from/to the bus. Handle any changes to a different bus as student needs arise.
4.Secure special needs equipment in a safe manner to limit motion during transport, including wheel chair trays, walkers, oxygen tanks and any adaptive/assistive devices.
5.Completes and submits required paperwork/documentation as required and ensures the confidentiality of student information.
6.Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
?High School Diploma or equivalent.
?Vocational school or short-term courses in conflict resolution, student behavior, and working with students with disabilities preferred.
?Working knowledge of and experience with students with disabilities is preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
?Criminal background check required for hire.
?Ability to successfully complete a pre-hire, post-offer Department of Transportation physical examination.
?CPR and First Aid certifications required within one month after entering position.
?Training regarding medical health issues such as precautionary handling of student with contagious and/or communicable diseases and care, intervention and management of students who have sever medical/health conditions. Training is provided by the district as appropriate.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
?Problem solving skills.
?Ability to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
?Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
?Ability to manage multiple priorities.
?Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.
?Ability to work with children with disabilities.
?Ability to promote and follow federal, state and local laws.
?Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, building and department procedures.
?Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment.
?Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on theGrade for the position being posted and employees’ previous work experience."Grade" refers to position or job classification and "Step" refers to number ofwork experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Gradefor the position step 1.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Employees regularlyscheduled to work twenty (20) hours per week or more are eligible to receivethe district contribution towards insurance benefits as defined in theClassified Master Agreement Article 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5 and are eligible forbenefits described within this article. Employees regularly scheduled to workless than twenty (20) hours per week, or employees whose employment istemporary, are not eligible for benefits described within this article. Please refer to the Classified MasterAgreement for more information.

THISPOSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

APPLICATIONINFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) shouldlist any and all work experience, including current district experience, whencompleting the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimumqualifications required for each job, it is important to have a completeapplication so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

Additional Information
This is a 40 hour per week position only during training. After training the actual number of hours will depend on your route. Minimum starting wage is $14.09

This is a replacement position.
Minimum Salary / Hourly Rate $14.09

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