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  • Assists special education and/or physically handicapped children during transport to and from school.
  • Assists the bus driver in maintaining good student conduct on the bus.
  • Operates wheelchair lift, pushing wheel chairs, and fastening wheel chairs in seat belt anchors.
  • Assists children in and out of seats.
  • Assists children buckling and unbuckling seat belts.
  • Assures that students get on and off the bus in an orderly fashion. Physically assists pupils inside or outside immediate vicinity of the bus.
  • Is familiar with the authorized basic emergency treatment in the event a child has a mild or major seizure.
  • Understands the needs of the nonverbal as they have great difficulty in communicating their needs.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of the special needs of the preschool-level child.
  • Provides written records of violations of the student code to the transportation supervisor.
  • Collects and turns over to the school secretary those personal items left on the bus by students.
  • Observes and corrects safety hazards of equipment and children on the bus.
  • Deals with behavior problems of children on the bus as appropriate.
  • Learns the run and assists substitute drivers with directions.
  • Assists with keeping the interior of the bus clean.
  • Maintains knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Attends required safety training and annual in-service training as required.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by administration.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions.
  • Enforce school regulations and policies in a professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with fellow employees and pupils.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Requires employee to have the ability to push/pull up to 15 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate to students, parents and staff in an acceptable/courteous manner.


Per negotiated agreement

Additional Notes

Ridgeview Elementary School is a rural school in Colfax, Il.  Although we may be small, we are proud of our extensive resources on-hand to support our students in the areas of literacy, technology, mental health and our recent developments in STEAM and co-teaching.  We have an extremely supportive board of education, administrative team, and staff who are willing to do what it takes for our students and our community.  Please check out our website at http://www.ridgeview19.org/elementary for a glimpse of what it looks like to be a Mustang.

How to Apply

Submit letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts and 2 letters of reference to bhutley@ridgeview19.org

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