Bus Aide - Part Time

Ridgefield Park Public Schools

Ridgefield Park, NJ, USA

Part time

Support Staff

11 hrs

Position Type:
Support Staff

Date Posted:


Title: School Aide

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Director of Facilities, to ensure the safe transportation of students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips.

  1. Ability to read, write and to perform assigned duties
  2. Minimum experience as determined by the board
  3. Knowledge of bus passenger safety and effective discipline procedures
  4. Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
  5. Current residency in New Jersey, approved residency waiver or candidate agrees to obtain residency within one year of employment
REPORTS TO: Busing Coordinator/Business Administrator
JOB GOAL: To assist the bus driver in providing safe transportation of students.
  1. Assists the bus driver in maintaining student conduct on the bus.
  2. Assists young or disabled students in getting on and off the bus. Assists the driver in observing the movements of passengers to be sure that none wander into the path of the vehicle.
  3. Provides written records of violations of student conduct code to the building principal.
  4. Collects personal items left on the bus and delivers them to the school secretary.
  5. Provides instruction to students regarding passenger safety and ensures that students wear their seat belts when the bus is so equipped.
  6. Participates in scheduled emergency bus exit drills.
  7. Checks to be sure that all student-passengers are dropped off at their correct location and that no passengers remain on the bus at the end of the bus route.
Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bilingual ability (English/Spanish) a plus

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application via Applitrack @ https://www.applitrack.com/rpps/onlineapp/

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