University of Little Scholars STEAM

Bus Driver, Early Childhood Education

Reference ID : 56611
Location : Memphis, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary

Under the direction of the Regional Director, the Bus Driver will have the responsibility of providing safe transport for children 6 weeks to 12 years.  A School Bus Driver, or Bus Driver, is in charge of s providing safe transport for school children based on a schedule and route. Their duties include helping students board the bus, learning which students take their route and planning around traffic during trips.

Duties

  • Must have a Class F endorsement license.  
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Able to safely drive children 6wks - 12 years old.
  • Must be able to work the hours of 6:00 am - 10:00am and/or 1:00 pm - 6:00pm.
  • Protect the welfare & safety of all children in the center and on the bus.
  • Must comply with all state laws and these rules
  • Must account for each child when loading or unloading to ensure that no child is left on a vehicle unattended,
  • Directly supervises children at all times.
  • Must ensure an adult be in the vehicle whenever a child is in the vehicle. 
  • Must physically walk through the vehicle at every drop off to ensure no child is left behind.
  • Ensure an adult be seated behind the steering wheel if the motor is running and children are being loaded and/or are on board.
  • Assist students with onboarding and off -boarding the bus safely.
  • Ensure all children and staff wear proper safety restraints (i.e. seat belt, car seat, etc.)
  • Ensure transportation logs are completed daily and immediately after drop off.
  • Uses positive verbiage when speaking to children
  • Must provide parents and children with respect and professionalism at all times.
  • Previous childcare work experience is a plus.
  • Working with children 6weeks - 12 years old is a plus.  
  • Maintain training certification to ensure continuous compliance with the Department of Human  Services (DHS). 

 

Requirements



Physical Demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time.  Use hands, hands to finger, and feet.  Occasionally, the employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision. 


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Valid TN Driver's License 
  • Must have a Class F Endorsement License

Nice To Haves

Benefits



Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Memphis, TN

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