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Topeka Public Schools USD 501Bus Paraprofessional

Topeka Public Schools USD 501

Bus Paraprofessional (7309)

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Job Details

TitleBus Paraprofessional
Posting ID7309
Description

Qualifications:
* High school diploma/equivalency.
* Manual dexterity,lifting (as much as 50 lbs), pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, sitting, speaking, hearing, mobility.
* Ability to successfully accomplish/complete inservice training.
* Conscientiously accept and follow directions.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* Exhibit sound judgment.
* Adaptable to variety of situations.
* Fundamental understanding of special education students.

Responsibilities:
Each para will assist in the transportation of student(s) who may be mildly, moderately and/or severely disabled. The bus para is responsible for:
* Safe environment for transporting special needs students
* Securing students in proper seating/spaces
* Recording/charting student data
* Assuring an orderly environment
* Appropriately restraining students
* Monitoring students for changes which require medication
* Communicating effectively with school personnel, patrons and students
* Handling a variety of stressful situations, with flexibility in adjusting to varied levels of persistence


Terms of Employment:

9 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.

 

Evaluation:

Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board policy on evaluation of Paraprofessional Personnel

 

Significant associations:

The performance responsibilities are not limited to those outlined in this description and may include any other responsibilities as assigned by the administrator/supervisor.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$10.20 - $11.15 / Per Hour
LocationService Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/19/2019