The Improvement Association

Head Start Bus Drivers

Reference ID : 87803
Location : Dinwiddie, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



The Bus Driver will safely transport Head Start children and/or other authorized persons to designated locations.


Understands the Head Start Program transportation regulations, objectives, concepts, purpose and implementation.

Becomes familiar with the bus route prior to the beginning of school year.

Establishes a daily route to transport children to and from school and/or cafeteria.

Conducts a daily inspection of vehicle prior to departure and document such.

Transports children and their parents on field trips and parent activities.

Responsible for normal operation of the vehicle and maintenance of various documentation such as bus logs, accident records, maintenance logs, and bus routes.

Works in the center under the direction of the teacher on developmentally appropriate activities for 3- and 4-year-olds as required.

Participates in staff and parent workshops.

Maintains proper care of classroom equipment facilities.

Attends parent meetings as required.

Ensures that each child is accounted for by reconciling and maintaining a “passenger on/off checklist”.

Assists children in getting on and off the bus safely.

Cleans Head Start bus daily.

Releases children only to DESIGNATED person(s).

Assists staff in receiving children during bus arrival and assist staff with assuring children’s departure on correct bus.

Assists the staff in serving snacks and/or transporting lunch.

Perform custodial services as required.

Other duties may be assigned by administrators of Improvement Association.


Must have current driver’s/commercial license to drive a school bus.  

Must communicate well with parents, Head Start staff, and children.  

Must maintain a good driving record.

Must pass criminal background check

Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification.

Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Dinwiddie, VA

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