Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Bus Attendant

REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation

SUPERVISES: N/A

TERM: 10 months (188-day calendar), Non-exempt

JOB GOAL: To assistant the bus driver in the transportation of students with special needs.

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Physical Requirements: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing.
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years

Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lifts and carries students with disabilities on and off the bus according to their individual needs
  2. Supervises students as they board and leave bus and cross street
  3. Takes children into building
  4. Learns and adapts to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs
  5. Manages student behavior and report student discipline problems to appropriate administrator
  6. Supervises use of seat belts, harnesses, or car seats by students
  7. Follows emergency procedures and helps driver administer first aid, if necessary
  8. Operates equipment according to established safety procedures
  9. Follows established procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, assisting students, etc.
  10. Helps driver keep bus clean
  11. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Transportation

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Internal Candidate

  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Resume/Vita
  3. Three Letters of Recommendation

External Candidate

  1. JMCSS electronic application
  2. Letter of Intent
  3. Resume/Vita
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation
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