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REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer
Bus Driver
● Operates a school vehicle on a regular schedule and on special occasions, as needed;
● Checks the operating condition of the vehicle before starting on a trip;
● Reports any operational defect to the supervisor;
● Informs children about safety practices;
● Maintains orderly conduct of children in the vehicle;
● Keeps interior and exterior of vehicle clean and neat;
● Maintains records of mileage, routes, time, and incidents;
● Prepares and maintains maps of routes and pick-up points;
● May be required to perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicle.
School Monitor
● Oversees and monitors student behavior by walking hallways, campus grounds, locker
rooms, and cafeteria to ensure students are proceeding to their classes in an orderly
● Helps maintain order in classrooms, hallways, library, gymnasium, cafeteria and on
school grounds by removing students in the event of unruly behavior and bringing them
to the student support coordinator;
● Takes attendance and searches for students who are on campus but not in assigned
● Issues pass to students who are late to class;
● Controls traffic while school buses are arriving and departing;
● May assist teachers with supervision during recess and lunch periods;
● Writes formal incident reports to address any situations witnessed and handled to be
given to the supervisor and the Superintendent;
● Develops weekly reports and suggestions for the supervisor and the Superintendent
● Good knowledge of driving safety practices and traffic laws and regulations;
● ability to operate a vehicle under difficult driving and road conditions;
● ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions;
● ability to get along well with children and command their respect;
● skill in dealing with children and youths with behavioral and/or emotional problems;
● ability to gain and hold the confidence of, and to maintain a patient and understanding
attitude toward students;
● ability to establish good working relationships with students, parents, school personnel,
and the general public;
● ability to successfully complete therapeutic crisis intervention training;
● mechanical aptitude; mental alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate
with the duties of the position;
acceptable driving record;
● Possession of the appropriate license to operate school vehicles, issued by the New York
State Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of appointment;
● Meet Article 19-A qualifications or willing to meet those qualifications within three
months of hire
● Knowledge of or willingness to learn American Sign Language
SALARY: $40,000 – $46,000 commensurate with education and experience
TO APPLY: Forward a resume with cover letter to: fax 914-703-4003 or email
New York School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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