School Bus Driver

Job | Posted 2 years ago
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Non-Instructional Support

Description

In all, Madison is known not so much by “schools” as by educational families – students surrounded by caring, thoughtful staff, parents and community members who expect graduates to have earned a top-notch education.  Students attend Virginia and the nation’s top schools and enter the workforce exceptionally well prepared.  This great feat is accomplished by caring communities centered on what we call “Madison Pride” – the drive to provide children an absolutely remarkable education and a plethora of opportunities.  Madison County boasts preeminent countryside - mountain life and flatlands, rich with agriculture, viniculture, forestry, and pastureland.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:  Madison County Public Schools is seeking Bus Drivers.  If the sound of children laughing, singing and playing is music to your ears, we’re interested in talking with you. We have openings for School Bus Drivers with a valid CDL license. Our Bus Drivers are an essential part in our educational system, and we value their contributions.
 
EXPLICIT HIRING CRITERIA:   Enthusiasm. Passion. Energy. Engagement. Curiosity. Well-rounded. Smile. Thoughtfulness. Teamwork.  
 
REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • CDL Class B with Air Break/Bus Passenger license required or willing to achieve one
  • Clean driving record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must pass a yearly School Bus Driver physical
  

 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Transports children to and from school in the morning and afternoons
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of children and adults being transported
  • Completes an inspection of the bus daily before and after every route and reports any conditions of concern to the Supervisor
  • Willing to help out with transporting students attending field trips and other school activities
  • Ensures that all communication devices are in proper working order (two-way radio)
  • Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Manage routes and additional trips as needed.
  • Attend and participates in pre-service and in-service training
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience; $9,181 - $17,184, 10 month 182 contract days (prorated). A benefits package is available to include sick leave, personal leave, Virginia Retirement System, and partial payment for health insurance
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled                                                START DATE:  Immediate
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Online application: www2.madisonschools.k12.va.us
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Posted By

Madison County Schools

P.O. Box 647 , Madison, VA 22727
 

At the following locations

Madison County School Board Office

60 School Board Court , Madison, VA 22727



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,425

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

0%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.62

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

280

State Average: 801