KIPP Delta Public Schools

Arkansas Delta, AR

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediate
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Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Preferred Locations:Helena, AR

Contact: Megan Stitzinger
Email: megan.stitzinger@kippdelta.org

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Immediate Opening: School Bus Monitor - Helena

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KIPP Delta Public Schools

Arkansas Delta, AR

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

Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Preferred Locations:Helena, AR

Contact: Megan Stitzinger
Email: megan.stitzinger@kippdelta.org

ABOUT THE POSITION:
KIPP Delta is seeking to hire school bus monitors that will assist school bus drivers in maintaining a safe and orderly environment while buses are in operation. Monitors are responsible for a variety of tasks, which are explained below. Bus monitors work approximately one to two hours in the morning and in the afternoon. Morning routes may begin as early as 6:00 A.M. and afternoon routes begin at approximately 4:00 P.M.  Bus monitors may be asked to support athletic trips, field lessons, and other school activities that necessitate bus travel. Bus monitors follow the school calendar. This is a part-time, hourly position.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Learn bus routes and assist drivers with identifying stop locations
  • Learn bus behavior expectations, monitor student behavior, and assist or redirects students as needed
  • Document when students fail to meet expectations.
  • Develop student seating charts and ensure students sit in assigned seats
  • Ensure students get on and off their assigned bus routes in an orderly and safely manner
  • Ensure a responsible adult is at each bus stop to meet students existing the bus and make calls as needed when a parent isn’t at the stop
  • Assist drivers with maintaining a clean bu
  • Communicate with students, school personnel, and parents concerning student concerns, behavior, changes to bus schedules, delays, etc.
  • Maintain a cooperative attitude with colleagues, supervisors, parents, and school personnel, always promoting goodwill
  • Maintain good work habits through timeliness and low absenteeism for daily assignment and extra trips
  • Maintain current knowledge of bus emergency evacuation procedures
  • Attend in-service meetings and training courses as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Ability to maintain emotional control in stressful situations
  • Experience working with and establishing trusting relationships with students in grades K through 12th
  • Ability to remember names and faces
  • Ability to read road maps, road signs, and bus schedules
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, calmly, and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to administer first aid, CPR, and assist with or lead an emergency evacuation.
  • Ability to cope with ever-changing traffic environment, lifting (able to lift 24-40 lbs.), pushing, pulling (including jerking), walking, carrying, crouching, kneeling, reaching, bending, climbing bus steps repeatedly within a duty cycle.
  • Conditions include working in inclement weather, heat, rain, cold, humidity, other outdoor weather elements, and exposure to possible injury due to traffic accidents.
  • Character strengths of: zest, grit, self-control, optimism, social intelligence, gratitude, and curiosity.

A candidate will ideally possess:
  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • First Aid Certification

COMPENSATION:
Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

LOCATION:
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas


KIPP Delta is committed to hiring a diverse team and encourages candidates from all backgrounds and sexual orientation.  KIPP Delta is an equal opportunity employer.