Certified Openings

None at this time.


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Internal Certified Openings

None at this time.


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Classified Openings

POSITION: MECHANIC


Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED.

• Post-secondary training or equivalent work experience in commercial vehicle maintenance procedures. Meets all mandated health requirements.

• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five (5) years thereafter. Owns a set of mechanics tools.

• Meets all bus driver minimum qualifications.

• Ability to interpret and comply with safety regulations and environmental laws.

• Record keeping skill and the ability to compute mathematical data accurately.

• Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement and a satisfactory

driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

• Maintain minimum State Certification for bus mechanics.

• Available to respond to service emergencies (24 hour call basis).

• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavior management techniques.


Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

https://www.applitrack.com/dayton/onlineapp/ and submit a letter of interest and resume to

Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, [email protected] Northridge

Local School District, 2008 Timber Lane., Dayton, OH 45414 by August 13, 2021.


Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

The following duties are representative of performance expectations. Reasonable accommodation

may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.

• Keeps informed about local, state, and federal school bus regulations revisions.

• Learns the operating and maintenance procedures for all district vehicles and mowers.

• Inspects, services, repairs and/or rebuilds equipment on all district vehicles. Carries out

preventative maintenance activities (e.g., changes oil, replaces filters, lubricates fittings, etc.).

• Maintains sufficient fluid levels as reported by district employees (e.g., van drivers, bus drivers,

maintenance employees, etc.).

• Maintains an inventory of essential supplies. Approves invoices for payment. Monitors compliance with safety regulations and environmental laws.

• Recommends procedures to effectively deal with emergency repairs.

• Maintains repair logs. Inspects completed repairs. Submits itemized monthly work orders

complying with approved procedures for payment of repairs completed.

• Coordinates and participates in Ohio State Highway Patrol annual bus inspections.

• Prepares an annual equipment inventory. Recommends the replacement of equipment necessary to ensure fleet effectiveness.

• Coordinates the pick-up of transportation equipment, materials, and other supplies.

• Monitors inventories and reorders supplies as needed to ensure fleet readiness.

• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.

• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.

• Teaches bus drivers how to recognize problems before they result in an equipment malfunction.

Encourages drivers to ask questions and offer suggestions.

• Inspects and road tests vehicles to ensure safety. Reports irregularities and equipment abuse to

the transportation supervisor.

• Makes road calls when vehicles become disabled.

• Completes Public School Works Training as required by the district.

• Keeps the transportation supervisor informed about work progress.

• Maintains safety inspection records, repair logs, maintenance schedules, and other information as directed. Provides documentation of work completed and itemized expenditures for each vehicle.  Ensures that reports are submitted on time. 

• Performs substitute driver and/or bus aide duties during emergencies.

• Helps the transportation supervisor develop short/long range maintenance plans.

• Recommends the replacement of equipment necessary to ensure fleet effectiveness.

• Helps prepare competitive bid specifications. Monitors work performed by outside contractors.

• Helps with the receipt of deliveries. Unloads trucks. Inspects packages for damage. Verifies

quantities. Organizes and stores supplies.

• Maintains clean and orderly garage and storage areas.

• Promptly documents all accidents/injuries.

• Reports student discipline problems, vandalism, or other related concerns.

• Acts responsibly to protect school property. Takes appropriate action during adverse weather

conditions. Secures the transportation facility at the end of the workday. Responds to transportation emergencies as needed.

• Helps deal with unexpected circumstances or pressing district needs as directed.

• Takes precautions to ensure student safety. Reports unauthorized persons or suspicious

circumstances immediately.

• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.

• Keeps current and shares knowledge about advances in equipment technology.

• Promotes a positive image of the transportation department. Wears appropriate work attire and

maintains a neat appearance.

• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

• Participates in staff meetings and professional growth activities as directed.

• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.

• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.

• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.

• Pest Control: Removal of all pests and parasites from all school vehicles.

• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.


                                                                                             

POSITION: SCHOOL BUS DRIVER


Minimum Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED.

• Meets all mandated health requirements.

• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five years thereafter.

• Self-directed and able to learn required skills for the position.

• Valid Ohio Department of Education Permit appropriate for the assignment.

• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques.

• Congenial disposition and strong interpersonal skills.


Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

https://www.applitrack.com/dayton/onlineapp/ and submit a letter of interest and resume to

Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, [email protected] Northridge

Local School District, 2008 Timber Lane., Dayton, OH 45414 by August 13, 2021.


Essential Functions

• Safely drives a school bus on days when school is in session over designated routes in

accordance with time schedules, loading and unloading students at designated locations.

• Transports students, teachers and others on school field or activity trips.

• Inspects assigned bus on a daily basis prior to transporting of passengers to ensure that bus is in good, clean and safe working order.

• Cleans and refuels bus as needed.

• Ensures that a communication device is in proper working order before each trip.

• Reports all mechanical deficiencies, traffic violations, or accidents, promptly.

• Arranges for and ensures completion of routine maintenance of bus (e.g., oil change); transporting the bus to and from maintenance and/or repair facilities.

• Maintains order and discipline in an effective and courteous manner among students being

transported in accordance with district policies and procedures; reports any incidents involving

student discipline.

• Observes and tracks route timing, such as total time en-route, time between stops, loading and

unloading times or any other requested information for the purpose of establishing route efficiency, as requested.

• Maintains and submits records and reports as required.

• Follows procedures to ensure that no child is left alone on bus without adult supervision at any

time, and that all children have departed bus at the end of all bus routes (morning, evening and

during field trips or other special trips).

• Inventories bus emergency and first aid supplies and equipment; reports needs to the Director.

• Prepares aides and children for bus drills and ensures bus evacuation drills are held as required.

• In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates children according to written and practiced

procedures, ensures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written report

as required.

• Attends and participates in trainings, and other continuing education, career and professional

development opportunities.


Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all

inclusive of every task or responsibility.


Equipment

Uses standard automotive and bus equipment, and telephone.


Travel Requirements

Travels to and from school district buildings, to vehicle service stations, field trip locations and other destinations are required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of all traffic laws, regulations, road signs and related information.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to operate the bus, conduct pre-trip inspections, and clean the bus.

• Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if

needed.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills.

• Effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.

• Ability to learn and comprehend information from procedures manuals and other materials. Ability to comprehend and follow traffic signs required.

• Ability to physically move through the bus, center and classrooms.

• Ability to maintain composure and perform responsibilities under pressure and in cases of

accidents or other emergencies.

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the

course of work.


Certification/License

• Motor Vehicle Operator's (DMV) License.

• Current Commercial Driver's License (CDL), class B with Passenger and School Bus

endorsement.


Education

High School Diploma or GED.


Experience

Successful prior experience working as a bus driver, preferably in a school district or transporting

children.


                                                                                             

POSITION: BUS AIDE - 2 HOURS PER DAY August – June (9 months)


Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED.

• Meets all mandated health requirements.

• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five years thereafter.

• Self-directed and able to learn required skills for the position.

• Valid Ohio Department of Education Permit appropriate for the assignment.

• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques.

• Congenial disposition and strong interpersonal skills.


Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

https://www.applitrack.com/dayton/onlineapp/ and submit a letter of interest and resume to

Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, [email protected] Northridge

Local School District, 2008 Timber Lane., Dayton, OH 45414 by August 13, 2021.


Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

• Checks with the transportation supervisor to learn about the needs of students being transported.

• Seeks advice when expectations are unclear.

• Is sufficiently knowledgeable about the bus route to assist a substitute driver.

• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.

• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.

• Helps with bus loading and unloading procedures. Operates the wheelchair lift.

• Assists student with mobility needs. Ensure that students are comfortable and safely secured.

• Ensures that wheelchairs are properly secured before the bus starts.

• Inspects harnesses, restraints, and other safety devices. Immediately corrects or reports unsafe

conditions and/or defective equipment.

• Offers help when students ask or their behavior suggests they need assistance.

• Avoids being intrusive. Solves student concerns discreetly.

• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

• Completes Public School Works Training as required by the district.

• Takes precautions to ensure student safety. Does not leave students unsupervised.

• Learns the proper procedure to evacuate the bus during an emergency.

• Is prepared to assist students with medical or other health emergencies.

• Promptly documents all accidents/injuries.

• Monitors student behavior. Enforces safety regulations. Maintains high standards and upholds

the student conduct code.

• Promotes the proper use and care of school property. Reports student discipline problems,

vandalism, or other related concerns.

• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.

• Provides advance notice when a necessary absence is anticipated.

• Promotes a positive image of the transportation department. Wears appropriate work attire and

maintains a neat appearance.

• Participates in staff meetings and professional growth activities as directed.

• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.

• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.

• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.

• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.


                                                                                             

POSITION: SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS


Position Purpose

Under the general supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, to ensure the safe transportation of students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips.


Minimum Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED.

• Meets all mandated health requirements.

• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five years thereafter.

• Meets qualifications defined in the current Ohio Revised Code, Ohio Pupil Transportation

Operation & Safety Rules, and school board policy.

• Completion of the Ohio Pre-service School Bus Driver Training Program.

• Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

• Satisfactory pre-employment and ongoing random drug test results.

• Ability to physically manage students with disabilities.

• Ability to anticipate and deal with stressful traffic and weather conditions.

• Demonstrates maturity and ability to work with students and their families.

• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques.

• Congenial disposition and strong interpersonal skills.


Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

https://www.applitrack.com/dayton/onlineapp/ and submit a letter of interest and resume to

Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, [email protected] Northridge

Local School District, 2008 Timber Lane., Dayton, OH 45414 by August 13, 2021.


Responsibilities and Essential Functions

• Operates the bus according to all motor vehicle laws.

• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.

• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.

• Practices defensive driving techniques. Maintains established routes and time schedules: Note:

Safety is the top priority even if delays disrupt the bus schedule.

• Transports only authorized passengers. Picks up and unloads students only at approved stops.

Keeps route sheets up-to-date. Offers routing suggestions.

• Performs pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections. Checks fire, emergency equipment, and first

aid supplies. Prepares written inspection reports.

• Offers help when students ask or their behavior suggest they need assistance.

• Remains on the bus to supervise loading and unloading procedures. Never leaves keys on an

unoccupied bus.

• Operates the wheelchair lift. Ensures that wheelchairs are properly secured before the bus starts.

• Inspects harnesses, restraints, and other safety devices. Immediately corrects or reports unsafe

conditions and/or defective equipment.

• Is prepared to assist students with medical or other health emergencies.

• Monitors student behavior. Enforces safety regulations. Maintains high standards and upholds

the student conduct code.

• Promotes the proper use and care of school property. Reports student discipline problems,

vandalism, and other related concerns.

• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

• Complete Public School Works Training as required by the district.

• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.

• Assumes responsibility for the interior/exterior cleanliness of the vehicle.

• Reports vehicles that fail to comply with traffic regulations (e.g., failure to stop for flashing bus

lights, passing in prohibited zones, etc.)

• Uses proper protocol when operating bus communication equipment.

• Immediately reports all traffic citations and accidents. Promptly documents all accidents/injuries.

• Reports road hazards along the bus route to the transportation supervisor.

• Conducts emergency evacuation drills that comply with current state standards.

• Reports equipment malfunctions in writing.

• Fuels the vehicle and reports insufficient fluid levels (e.g., oil, windshield washer, brake,

transmission, etc.) to the mechanic.

• Shares in the responsibility for authorized field trips. Documents mileage.

• Remains available to teachers and students during the trip when instructed.

• Assists with additional runs as needed after completion of assigned route.

• Provides advance notice when a necessary absence is anticipated.

• Promotes a positive image of the transportation department. Wears appropriate work attire and

maintains a neat appearance.

• Participates in training necessary to maintain a commercial driver’s license.

• Participates in staff meetings and professional growth activities as directed.

• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.

• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.

• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.

• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.


                                                                                             

POSITION: SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL BUS AIDE - 2 HOURS PER DAY August – June (9 months)


Minimum Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED.

• Meets all mandated health requirements.

• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five years thereafter.

• Self-directed and able to learn required skills for the position.

• Valid Ohio Deparment of Education Permit appropriate for the assignment.

• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques.

• Congenial disposition and strong interpersonal skills.


Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

https://www.applitrack.com/dayton/onlineapp/ and submit a letter of interest and resume to

Donna Maggard, Transportation Supervisor, [email protected] Northridge

Local School District, 2008 Timber Lane., Dayton, OH 45414 by August 13, 2021.


Responsibilities and Essential Functions

• Checks with the transportation supervisor to learn about the needs of students being transported.  Seeks advice when expectations are unclear.

• Is sufficiently knowledgeable about the bus route to assist a substitute driver.

• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.

• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.

• Helps with bus loading and unloading procedures. Operates the wheelchair lift. Assists student

with mobility needs. Ensure that students are comfortable and safely secured. Ensures that

wheelchairs are properly secured before the bus starts.

• Inspects harnesses, restraints, and other safety devices. Immediately corrects or reports unsafe

conditions and/or defective equipment.

• Offers help when students ask or their behavior suggests they need assistance. Avoids being

intrusive. Solves student concerns discreetly.

• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

• Completes Public School Works Training as required by the district.

• Takes precautions to ensure student safety. Does not leave students unsupervised.

• Learns the proper procedure to evacuate the bus during an emergency.

• Is prepared to assist students with medical or other health emergencies.

• Promptly documents all accidents/injuries.

• Monitors student behavior. Enforces safety regulations. Maintains high standards and upholds the student conduct code.

• Promotes the proper use and care of school property. Reports student discipline problems,

vandalism, or other related concerns.

• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.

• Provides advance notice when a necessary absence is anticipated.

• Promotes a positive image of the transportation department. Wears appropriate work attire and

maintains a neat appearance.

• Participates in staff meetings and professional growth activities as directed.

• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.

• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.

• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.

• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.


                                                                                             


Athletic Openings

None at this time.


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Substitute Openings



Substitute Teachers


There is a great need for excellent substitute teachers in our district.  

A substitute teacher carries out the absent teacher's prepared lesson plans.  Note:  During a prolonged absence as defined by board policy, the substitute is responsible for performing all essential functions identified in the absent teacher's job description.

Qualifications include:
  • Completed application for a short term or long term substitute teacher license.  Valid Ohio teacher's license or certificate is preferred.
  • Meets all mandated health requirements.
  • Documented evidence of a clear criminal record and drug test results.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a positive work attitude.
  • Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.
  • Communicates effectively using verbal, nonverbal, and written skills.
  • Completes detailed paperwork accurately.
  • Organizes tasks and manages time effectively.
  • Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.
  • Lifts, carries, and/or moves instructional supplies and equipment.
  • Performs activities that may require reaching, crouching, and/or kneeling.
  • Uses self control, perseverance, and physical skill to manage students.
  • Maintains and acceptable attendance record and is punctual.
  • Travels to meetings and work assignments.
Those qualified and interested are welcome to apply for school year 2020-2021.
 
Applications are being accepted on the Dayton Area School Consortium
Northridge Board of Education Office
2008 Timber Lane, Dayton, OH  45414
Summer Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
 
The District provides equal opportunities for employment, retention, and advancement of all personnel.  This Board encourages all personnel to assist in the accomplishment of this goal through their personal commitment to the concept of equal opportunity for all personnel regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, economic status, age, military status or disability.
 




Please contact the Northridge Board Office for more information.

Northridge Local Schools
2008 Timber Lane
Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 278-5885

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