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Bus Aide

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc Eloy ,AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

 

Work Location: ECD Eloy 201 N. Sunshine Blvd. Eloy, AZ 85131



 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS 

The Bus Aide is responsible for assisting the Bus Driver/Facilities
Custodian to ensure children observe CPLC Early Childhood Development (ECD) safety
rules and regulation while traveling on the school bus. Provide educational
activities which will complement the children's classroom education. Provide clear
and appropriate directives to children regarding conduct and safety on the
school bus. Promoting
school readiness by preparing children and families for school and life success
as it relates to this position. Actively
supervise children by sight and sound at all times and in all environments. Maintain all health and safety regulations to
create an optimum learning environment. Facilitate health practices to keep children safe in the school bus,
outdoor and indoor environments. Actively supervise children by sight and sound at all times and in all environments. Maintain all health and safety regulations to create an optimum learning environment. Facilitate health practices to keep children safe in the school bus, outdoor and indoor environments. 

  

SPECIALIZATIONS 

Initial employment
physical, TB test or Chest X-ray, and Tdap vaccination is required. Must pass a
criminal background check to include a Child Abuse and Neglect register check
and obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card. Must be First Aid and CPR
certified or obtain certification within the first 6 months of employment. Applicant
must obtain Food Handler's card upon hire and maintain card with a current
status. 

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  

High School Diploma/GED is required; however, CDA is preferred. Applicant must have
at least six months experience and/or training with children ages 0-5 is
preferred. Good communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to follow
through on assigned tasks. Relate positively and clearly with children,
parents, volunteers, and staff. Demonstrate
basic computer literacy and skills. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
A valid AZ Driver's License free of
restrictions is preferred. 

  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Assist children with the use of child restraint
    systems, and ensure bus rules are followed; ensure children are seated with
    arms, legs and heads in side school bus window.
  • Initiate quiet verbal games, which will complement
    the children's classroom education.
  • Handle discipline problems immediately and
    appropriately. Yelling, threatening promises and verbal abuse are prohibited.
  • Report, in writing, any and all inappropriate behavior
    of children to the Center Service Manager.
  • Ensure all conversation directed to the Bus Driver/Facilities
    Custodian is kept to a minimum.
  • Responsible for maintaining good relationships
    and communications with parents and CPLC ECD staff.
  • Be a good language model for children by using
    correct grammar, voice level, clear speech, and responsive conversation with
    children in their language of preferred use.
  • Must be able to handle any emergency situation in a calm and professional manner.
  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures
    related to CPR, First Aid, Dental Emergencies, and Accident Reporting.
  • Understand and adhere to the ECD Transportation
    Content Area Plans & Procedures.
  • Participate in ECD annual pre-service training, planning
    meetings, and other trainings.
  • Report child absences directly to teaching staff.
  • Call parents to check on absent children and
    fill out absentee reports when no communication has been made directly to the
    center (if designated to do so).
  • Review and update all child emergency
    information cards in coordination with Family Service Engagement Workers, Family
    Service Engagement Worker Floater Teacher, and Teachers.
  • Complete any required paperwork documentation
    related to transportation, e.g., daily sign-in and sign-out checklist. 
  • Ensure children are only released to authorized
    individuals as indicated on the child's Emergency Information Immunization Record
    (EIIR).
  • Ensure the delivery of written communications to
    parents (permission slips, newsletters, etc.).
  • Participate and assist the Bus Driver/Facilities
    Custodian in conducting bus evacuation drills.
  • Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to
    cultural issues and community practices of low income and at risk families,
    including dual language speakers.
  • Escort children across intersections and roads
    to ensure safety.
  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate
    supervisor necessary to carry out the administrative/programmatic activities
    necessary to fulfill the goals and objectives of CPLC ECD. 
  • Must work flexible hours based on split school schedule (i.e. M-F, 6:30 am - 11:00 am & 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm).  

  

JOB DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee
frequently is required to sit and use hands along with fingers, to handle or
feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands
and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, bending at the waist crouch or
crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Applicant must
be able to travel (in state/out of state) as needed. 

  

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION 

Employee will be
expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and
maintenance of competency skills.  

  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS 

The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is performed in structured
environments. Applicant may be required
to work outdoors. Employees who do not
regularly meet with the public should follow the basic dress requirements of safety
and comfort, but should still be as neat and businesslike as working conditions
permit. 

  

ACCOUNTABILITY 

Reports
to and is supervised directly by the Center Service Manager. Employee is also accountable for understanding
and complying with CPLC policies and procedures. 


 

Company Description
The right candidate will also be highly aligned to our overall organizational culture as well as the ability to work seamlessly within the team. What can you expect? Making a difference in our community, opportunities to grow and learn with the organization/team, and the feeling of family which is core to our culture.

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc

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