19-20 Bus Monitor (Nashville)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

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At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.A Bus Monitor is someone who, in partnership with the bus driver, assumes responsibility for the safety of children on a school bus. Bus Monitors members will work under the direction and supervision of the school site Business Operations Manager.Responsibilities* Assists the bus driver with the safety, movement, management and care of the children boarding the school bus, leaving the bus or being transported* Seats self in an area on the bus to ensure observation of all passengers at all times and make sure they are following school bus safety rules* Assists the school bus driver in reporting infractions of school bus safety* Manages attendance, and updates seating chart regularly. Is aware of problems between students and keeping those students separated by updating assigned seats* When working on a school bus equipped with a wheelchair lift, operates the lift for loading and unloading of wheelchairs and also ensures that that the wheelchair is properly secured on the school bus* Is responsible for securing students who ride in child restraint seats, etc.* Attends school bus safety meetings* Assists bus driver with pre-trip and post-trip inspections* Maintains a high standard of student conduct at all times* Assists driver in keeping the bus clean and inspect for damages and repairs on a daily basis* Ensures that a child takes his/her belongings with him/her when departing the bus* Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisorRequirements* Commitment to Rocketship's mission, vision, and goals* Passion for working with children* Previous experience managing and/or teaching groups of elementary-age students is strongly preferred* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members* Ability to learn laws, rules, practices and procedures related to public education and specific to Rocketship* Flexibility and a willingness to learnPhysical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.Compensation:Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy. For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: ext. 115.
Associated topics: assistant superintendent, dean, deputy, elementary school principal, head of school, high school principal, manage, middle school principal, principal, vice principal

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