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Transportation Assistant - South Fulton

Company: Fulton County Board of Education
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

TItle: Transportation Assistant - South Fulton

Position Summary:

Transportation Assistants are responsible for assisting bus drivers in providing on-going and emergency support to special needs students (both ambulatory and non-ambulatory) while riding, loading, or unloading the school bus to ensure the safety of all passengers on special needs buses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assists the driver with loading and unloading students to include using a mechanical lift to load and off-load wheel chairs * Assists drivers with seating to include securing wheel chairs, mobility chairs, child restraint systems, and other types of equipment as required by students to ensure safe delivery of students * Assists the driver in developing and formulating emergency response procedures and assists in emergency evacuation situations * Maintains constant surveillance of fragile, medically classified students who ride special needs buses; Maintains knowledge of each student's individual needs * Reports unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of the bus driver * Manages student behavior in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and the policies of the state and local board of education * Communicates effectively with school staff, parents, and the public * Attends all required safety meetings and trainings * Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Education and Experience:


* High School Diploma or GED preferred


* None required; Previous experience working with students with disabilities preferred


* Must successfully complete School Bus Aide training and other mandated training as required by student need * Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical, and pre-employment drug and alcohol test * Have or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Must be able to follow written and oral instructions quickly and accurately * Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information * Excellent communication skills both written and verbal both with students and adults * Knowledge and understanding of the proper use of different types of child restraint systems used for transporting students with special needs is a plus

Salary Information:

Salary Range for 2020-2021

* $15,222 - $17,963

Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 8 years (Step 9) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule A-182 (Transportation Assistants - 22) Professional Scale, Step 1 - Step 9

Complete Application:

* Online Application * Resume

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service. If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135.

Keywords: Fulton County Board of Education, Atlanta , Transportation Assistant - South Fulton, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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