The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms R Part-Time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Bus Monitor in Trenton, New Jersey
The Bilingual Bus Monitor will supervise children on their bus route, additionally, as a "good will" ambassador for CHSofNJ Head Start Program; the Bus Monitor greets parents and children during a bus route. Bus Monitor must be aware of and follow Federal regulations and agency protocols while maintaining a positive attitude and a focus on safety and comfortable riding environment.
Schedule: 25 Hours per Week - 43 Weeks Per School Calendar Year07:30AM – 9:30AM and 02:30PM – 05:30PM
Salary: $10.00 Per Hour
Bilingual (English/Spanish - Written and Spoken) Required
Understand safety procedures for children boarding and exiting the vehicle
Trained in the appropriate installation and use of Child Safety Restraint Systems (CSRS)
Safety procedures for the emergency evacuation of a vehicle
Knowledge of Agency procedures for child pick-up and release
Assist the Bus Driver with a pre- and post-trip vehicle check
Trained in emergency response procedures
Operation and maintenance of special equipment on the bus
Bus Monitors interact with children throughout their time on the bus. It is through close observation and communication that children are provided with a positive experience and have safe riding practices reinforced while riding the bus.
Bus Monitors need to collaborate with the Bus Driver in teaching children the correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting a bus as well as the danger zones around the vehicle.
Bus Monitors are highly encouraged to lead children in singing, telling stories, playing visual games, or doing quiet activities throughout a bus route. By working with teachers, Bus Monitors can extend and reinforce classroom learning.
Bus Monitors participate in professional development along with regular Head Start staff to improve their job skills.
High School Diploma or GED
Experience Requirements: Prior experience working with preschool aged children
Bilingual English/Spanish Required