Job Posting Description, Bus Monitor - Substitute
Contact Information
Transportation - Val Skwiat
1100 South Woodland Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Application Open: 03/31/2017, Filing Deadline: (none)
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 Job # Description
133 Bus Monitor - Substitute


  • Know the names of all the students
  • Know the route.  If the driver is off, the monitor should be able to instruct the sub-driver how to run the route to avoid unnecessary delays.
  • Monitors are responsible for fastening seat belts securely.  Monitors should instruct all children how to put on and take off belt on the back of the seat (per student ability), otherwise, placing seat belts over the back of the seats, after each run is the responsibility of the monitor.
  • Monitors are required to walk students across the street when students must pass in front of the bus/cross the street, and walk students from the bus to bus at transfer.
  • All monitors should have knowledge of operating the lift and strapping in wheelchairs regardless of which route they are assigned to.
  • Monitors are responsible for controlling student behavior and if the monitor can't it should be reported to the driver so proper action can be taken.
  • At the end of each run you must check the bus and seats to be certain that all students are OFF THE BUS.  A student might fall asleep and lay down on the floor, please check under  all seats.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Good communication skills between you, the child, parent, guardian and all personnel who have involvement with the child
  • Must be physically able to evacuate handicapped children in the event of an emergency by following the written procedures in the training handbook
  • Submit to a Background Check
  • Obtain and maintain a current physical fitness certificate
  • Follow or be able to and willing to pass all drug and alcohol guidelines


Salary and Benefits

Payment Type:  Hourly

Salary Scope:    $8.00 per hour

Benefits:           NO BENEFITS


If I am applying for a substitute position:

1. I understand that this is a substitute position.  As a substitute, I understand that my employment is temporary and that hours and days of employment are decided based on the availability of substitute work to be performed.  As such, I have no expectations of a pre-determined number of days or hours I will work during the year.

2. I understand that I must renew my application annually.  If I renew my application and my services have been satisfactory, I have a reasonable assurance of continued work under the same terms as in #1 above.

3. If you have applied for your background check on line, you will be contacted by Michigan City Area Schools.  You will be required to visit the Personnel Office with additional documents once you are contacted.

The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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