The Crann Support Group - Navan Community Childcare: Bus Escort (Part-Time)

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Crann Support Group - Navan Community Childcare

Navan Community Childcare
Beechmount Homepark, Navan, Co. Meath

Navan Community Childcare provides quality, affordable childcare for children aged 3mths to 14yrs and are inviting applications for the following position:


(Part-Time /8:30am-9:30am/ 1:00pm-4:00pm)

To assist with the transport of students to and from a variety of school sites and to assure their safety while passengers in the bus. To assist the Bus Driver in ensuring the safety of all passengers.


  • Escort children safely in accordance with time schedules; transporting students to and from their homes, a variety of school sites, and on field trips as assigned.
  • Oversees the loading and unloading of children in correlation with the appropriate bus roll book.
  • Communicates daily with the transport co-ordinator regarding the drop off and pickup of children; route planning; and adjusting route for new and/or dropped students.
  • Assures that safety belts are fastened.
  • Care for Children on bus
  • Carries a charged company mobile phone at all times.
  • Maintains order and proper discipline of passengers; severe disputes should be reported directly to management.
  • Reports all accidents and health & safety concerns immediately to the Manager.
  • Administer first aid, and call for emergency assistance at all times.
  • Attends meetings, programs, and in-service training as assigned
  • Notifies the appropriate childcare centres of any delays in scheduled routes.
  • Assists with other routes when breakdown or other unusual circumstances occur as assigned
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Possession of:

  • QQI Level 5 in Childcare desirable
  • First Aid Certificate

Knowledge of:

  • The proper application of first aid practices and procedures

Ability to:

  • Establish and maintain proper conduct and safety of passengers on school bus
  • Accept/relate to students with a variety of exceptional needs
  • Remain calm in an emergency situation
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties

Applicants wishing to apply for the above post should send a letter of application and a CV to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Navan Community Childcare Ltd.
Beachmount Homepark, Navan, Co. Meath
Or email:

Closing date for applicants: 5:00pm Friday, 7 August 2020

Navan Community Childcare

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
29th Jul, 2020
Co Meath
Expiry Date
7th Aug, 2020