Bus Paraprofessional

Elizabeth C-1 School District

Elizabeth, Colorado

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Date Posted September 07, 2023
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Bus Paraprofessional
$16.05-$24.25 per hour

  • Criminal background check required for hire
  • CPR and First Aid certifications must be acquired within 3 months of hire
SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the bus driver in maintaining the safety, behavior, and well-being of students on and off the bus and while en-route. Provide focused assistance to students with special needs while being transported and assist students in the event of an emergency.

Reporting Structure: You will initially report to the Transportation Coordinator, and then you will report to the Transportation Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements of essential functions, responsibilities, frequencies, and percentages are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be and exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequencies and percentages may vary depending upon assignments and other factors. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Maintain control of students on the bus and handle all emotional and physical conditions that affect the safety and welfare of students.
  • Assist students entering and leaving the bus.
  • Assist driver in safely and properly unloading and loading students in wheelchairs using the lift.
  • Secure wheelchairs, safety vests, integrated car seats, seat belts, and walkers.
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds as needed.
  • Assist the driver with situations of problems encountered with students in the bus.
  • Communicate with bus driver, transportation staff, parents, students, teachers, and school administrators.
  • Assist substitute drivers with route.
  • Perform emergency and evacuation procedures for stopping gand securing the bus in the event the driver is incapacitated.