Newton-Conover City

High School EC Teacher Assistant-Bus Driver (26)

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TitleHigh School EC Teacher Assistant-Bus Driver
Posting ID26

General Definition of Work 

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and clerical tasks in assisting a teacher. Employee may perform a wide range of tasks in order to support the efforts of the lead teacher, meet the needs of all students, and ensure the provision of quality instruction for all students. Employee provides one-on-one assistance with academics and behavioral problems and may lead small group activities. Employee assists lead teacher with general housekeeping and clerical duties. Reports to a Principal and/or lead teacher.

Performs semiskilled work operating a school bus, transporting students to and from school, activities or events, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Transportation Planner.


Qualification Requirements 

  • High school diploma. 
  • Minimum of 48 hours of college level coursework, or 2 year degree

Special Requirements to drive a bus

  • Must be 18 years of age. 
  • Applicable training will be provided. 
  • Must hold or be willing to get a North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License with P and S Endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • General knowledge of daily routines of the classroom. 
  • General knowledge of student handbook rules. 
  • General knowledge of procedures to follow in the event of an emergency 
  • General knowledge of the principles of organization and administration. 
  • Some knowledge of the curriculum for the grade. 
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. 
  • Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well-being of students, particularly when student is participating in an inclusive activity. 
  • Ability to motivate students. 
  • Ability to maintain a clean and orderly environment. 
  • Ability to perform general clerical duties.  
  • Ability to maintain order and discipline in a classroom. 
  • Ability to operate common office machines. 
  • Ability to maintain basic files and records. 
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
  • General knowledge of operating a school bus; general knowledge of the geography of the District and the location of streets; skill in the safe operation of a school bus.


Salary Pay: Grade Determined by Pay Scale


Reports to: Principal


Essential Functions 

  • Assist teacher with planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating Instructional activities, developing classroom procedures and preparing necessary materials. 
  • Constantly monitors the safety and well-being of students; monitors student attitudes and encourages self-esteem; assists students with becoming increasingly independent. 
  • Monitors student behavior and helps maintain discipline in the classroom. 
  • Assists students with learning; reinforces and clarifies instructions; conducts short sessions on improving study skills; provides one-on-one assistance as needed. 
  • Maintains standardized records and documentation concerning the progress of students.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties in maintaining an orderly classroom; performs repair and maintenance tasks related to school equipment. 
  • Performs various clerical duties as needed, maintains records of student progress; develops and files incident reports; grades student papers and scores tests; checks daily attendance; makes copies; develops classroom display and instructional materials; maintains and operates audiovisual equipment; orders supplies; maintains class files, etc. 
  • Participates in staff development workshops. 
  • Perform related tasks as required or directed by a supervisor.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip school bus inspection; reports operating and equipment deficiencies. 
  • Transports students to and from school, along with other activities and events. 
  • Cleans bus inside and out including washing, sweeping, emptying trash, etc.
  • Obeys traffic laws and observes safety regulations for school bus operations. 
  • Ensures passenger safety; maintains discipline on bus; completes disciplinary forms as needed.
  • Conducts periodic emergency evacuation drills. 
  • Records mileage; maintains records and reports. 
  • Performs related work as required.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as computers, copiers, typewriters, calculators, pencils, scissors, and equipment for children with special needs, etc.
  • Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. 
  • Due to amount of time spent standing and/or walking, physical requirements are consistent with those for Light Work.
  •  This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force. 
  • Work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting. 
  • Work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. 
  • Work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities. 
  • Work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. 
  • Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationNewton-Conover High School

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/01/2022