Bus Driver

Job Summary

The Bus Driver fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by contributing to the safety of children while being transported to and from school and other events. This is accomplished within the framework of the school’s philosophy and organization. The Bus Driver has decision making responsibilities within essential job functions, in keeping with school policies. The position is hired and evaluated by the principal.

Essential Duties

Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
Communicates with the principal regarding safety/discipline concerns of students
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
Transports students to and from school and school activities in compliance with federal, state and local regulations
Abides by regulations and vehicle guidelines regarding maintenance and operation of vehicles
Performs checks of the vehicles prior to use to ensure safe operation
Follows all safety and emergency procedures while operating the vehicle
Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff
Abide by the rules regarding the safety and discipline of student riders
Notify Principal of occurrence of accidents and other important incidents and complete written reports
Submits to Principal’s office all requests for needed maintenance and repairs to vehicle(s)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of motor vehicle laws and school policies and procedures
Able to respectfully and effectively manage student behavior
Able to communicate effectively both orally and verbally
Able to work well with others in the school community
Able to respond to a crisis effectively
Knowledge in general vehicle maintenance and operation

Minimum Qualifications


Highschool diploma or GED


None required

Certifications and Training:

Holds a valid Class B Driver’s License
Holds Passenger and/or School Bus (P and S) endorsements, as needed
Holds a safe driving record and be free of restrictions
Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.

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