SPECIAL NEEDS BUS ASSISTANT
Location: Transportation Department, Northeast & Hilltop Terminals
Work Year: Hourly, benefits eligible with minimum hours
Schedule: Flexible hours - morning & afternoon, or work both shifts
Salary Range: $13.51 per hour
Essential Functions and Objectives:
The Special Needs Bus Assistant Paraprofessional assists with the safe transportation (e.g., to educational and special events) of special needs students for assigned bus routes in accordance with training, policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations. Supervises and monitors students and reinforces positive student behaviors and related administration policies and rules.
Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Ability to mulit-task and complete work with frequent interruptions.
- Ability to effectively work as a a team member.
- Ability to communicate clearly in English, in both written and oral formats.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
About Denver Public Schools:
Thank you for your interest in the DPS Transportation Services Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team and make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. We believe that innovative transportation services, and caring drivers and paraprofessionals, are an extension of the school day and support learning outside of the classroom. We are passionate about providing safe school bus transportation to our student riders. A safe pleasant ride helps students start and end the school day on a positive note. This can have an enormous impact on a student’s attitude toward school. We all have a definite role in the safe operation of our school transportation system and we would love for you to be a part of the team!
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.