KIPP Houston Public Schools

Houston, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
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Organization: KIPP Houston Public Schools
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Transportation Assistant

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KIPP Houston Public Schools

Houston, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP Houston Public Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

ABOUT KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 
For more than 15 years, KIPP Austin, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth, KIPP Houston, and KIPP San Antonio have put thousands of KIPPsters on the path to and through college. Last year, we collectively educated over 25,000 students in more than 50 schools, covering a geographic area of over 400 miles. Our regions have a long history of informal collaboration, with teachers and staff members sharing ideas, curricula, professional development, facilities, finances, end-of-year field trips, and more. As of the 2018-2019 school year, all KIPP schools in Texas join forces as KIPP Texas Public Schools, a state-wide network of schools dedicated to supporting students to and through college!
 
The Opportunity
The Transportation Assistant provides support to the Director of Transportation for the supervision and management of KIPP Texas Houston’s transportation operation to ensure high levels of safety, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Key Responsibilities
 
  1. Implements the KIPP Transportation policies and procedures for the region regarding student route records, route filings and reports, student/ parent bus IDs, etc.
  2. Supports the Campus Bus Coordinators when issues arise with students, parents, or bus drivers.
  3. Plans Bus Coordinator professional development and training throughout the year.
  4. Acts as a “floater” Bus Coordinator in the absence of a Bus Coordinator.
  5. Provides a daily bus arrival time and student count report to management and the Bus Coordinators for performance review and action.
  6. Working with the Bus Coordinator, reviews bus behavior patterns by utilizing bus video, driver interviews, and other methods necessary to ensure policies are being followed and that student safety is always upheld.
  7. Assists the Transportation Director with providing bus driver professional development at each campus.
  8. Distributes field trip invoices to schools for timely payment to the bus company.
  9. Assists with field trip coordination as requested.
  10. Assists with home-to-school billing as requested.
  11. Actively seeks out professional development opportunities.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
 
Skills and Qualifications
 
Education and Knowledge:
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate Degree preferred
  • Three to five years of work experience required, preferably in school operations or a school setting
  • Knowledge of and experience in school transportation a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
 
Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an energetic attitude; ability to work with different stakeholders and customers  
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Believes that all children will learn and Education is for all
 
Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.
 
ABOUT KIPP
KIPP is a non-profit network of 200 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
 
 
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.