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School Bus Monitor

October 26, 2023

Liberty Public Schools

Location: Liberty, MO
Position: School Bus Monitor
Status: Full Time

The Bus Monitor provides support within the student transportation services area with specific responsibilities for assisting special education students during transport to and from school and/or special activities; and ensuring the safety and sanitation of assigned vehicles.

This is a 10-month position with summers off.  WE have both, on-call and full-time Monitor openings

Full-Time School Bus Monitors are eligible for benefits as listed below.


  • Free Medical, Dental & Vision insurance options (valued at $8,270)
  • 100% district paid life insurance, and short term & long-term disability
  • Generous time off policy
  • Retirement Plans – Pension (PEERS), 403(b) and 457(b)


*Benefits overview is published on our website:  LPS Benefits Overview


  • Monday through Friday
  • Split Shift, 5:30 am – 8:30/9:30 am and 1:45 pm to 5:30 pm
    • Hours may vary depending on route and inclement weather


Job Duties

  • Assists special education students and other passengers by providing safe loading and unloading from buses during normal transport and emergency situations.
  • Secures students and/or their equipment (e.g. restraints, wheel chair tie downs, seat belts, etc.)
  • Assists bus driver to ensure a clean, safe environment for student passengers (e.g. sweeping, mopping, washing windows, disposing of trash, etc.)
  • Enforces rules/regulations and maintains student safety and well-being.
  • Interacts with teachers and parents by effectively communicating with students and dealing with behavioral issues that impact safe transportation.
  • Monitors students with special needs until released to teacher, instructional assistant, parent, etc.
  • Documents student activities, conveys information, and/or complies with established guidelines. (e.g. incident reports, passenger misconduct, etc.)



  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Related job experiences desired (paraprofessional, CNA, Direct Support Professional, etc)
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate/AED preferred, or willingness to obtain
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check; DOT physical exam, drug test, and criminal justice fingerprint/background clearance.


Liberty Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes a drug free workplace. We have multiple opportunities and welcome you to apply for any position you feel you are qualified to perform.

Applicants for Liberty Public Schools must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

*Salary schedules are published on our website:   Liberty Public Schools


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