Bus Aide - Mosaic Early Learning: Oaklyn (1201)

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Location: Oaklyn, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced Bus Aide for our Mosaic Early Learning Program. The Bus Aide works in collaboration with the Bus Driver to supervise children on their bus route and to ensure the safety of the children while they ride, board, and exit the vehicle. The Bus Aide is also responsible for assisting the driver during emergencies. This position may be required to help in other Aide responsibilities including kitchen and classroom duties.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of children while going to and from school. Notifies Bus Driver of any safety issues or concerns.
  • Addresses any safety or behavioral concerns of the children during transportation. 
  • Lead children in activities while on the bus such as songs, finger games, stories, etc. as learning experiences.
  • Collaborates with Bus Driver and Transportation Supervisor in teaching correct safety procedures for boarding and exiting the bus and the safety zones around the bus. 
  • Ensures that each child is correctly and comfortably restrained per agencies procedures. 
  • Maintains good communication with classroom staff regarding the children and families on their route.
  • Reports any issues or concerns about families to appropriate Head Start staff. 
  • Has knowledge of each bus route including the location of each stop and ensures the correct children enter and exit the bus to the care of an authorized parent/guardian. 
  • Assists in the bus evacuation drill on a bi monthly basis, or as assigned.
  • Assists the Bus Driver with pre and post trip vehicle checks and is responsible for the safety checklist of the interior of the bus including maintenance of fire safety supplies and seat belts.
  • All other duties as assigned. 


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Maintain First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Must pass TB test, drug screening and physical examination with good hearing and vision exam

At the Center for Family Services our employees are our greatest resource and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical insurance plan options
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness Activities
  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement

About Employment at Center For Family Services: 

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.