The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Part-Time Pre-school Bus Monitor - 25 Hours Per Week

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/19/2019 4:39 PM)
  • Overview

    The Pre-school 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  - 2019/2020 School Calendar Year


    Hours: 07:30AM – 10:00AM  and 02:30PM – 05:00PM


    Salary:  $11.00 Per Hour



    • 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 a plus


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