Bus Driver-$2,000 Signing Bonus

Posted 6 days ago
Employment Type
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Position Title: School Bus Driver- $2,000 Signing Bonus

F.T.E: 1.0 (Split Shift)

Location: 19360 Harper Ave, Harper Woods, MI 48225

Reports To: Regional Transportation Coordinator

Start Date: Immediately

Hourly Rate: $20.00 

The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

Position Description:

As a Distinctive Schools Bus Driver, you will share a commitment to ensuring that every child is transported safely and receives support to ensure their full potential:

Pick up students at stops along established routes and drop them off at school and designated after-school location

Transport students and faculty to special events, such as field trips or sporting events

When driving services are not required during the school day, assist the School Director with various tasks, including but not limited to working with students, front office help, maintenance, etc.


** Training program available for candidates without CDL-B** 

High School Diploma or equivalent

Must possess physical ability to perform all required work 

Maintain a professional relationship with supervisors, staff, parents, students and the public

Work independently and in teams to complete job duties and assignments in a timely manner with limited supervision

Commercial Driver's License (CDL-B) 

Passenger Endorsement, School Bus Endorsement, Air Brakes Endorsement

Successful background check

Good driving skills and record

Ability to work 40 hours per week

Sign On Bonus Terms:

Bonuses offered for a limited time only

Associates must be employed at the time of the payout

Payouts will occur on 60th day of emploment

Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:

We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students

We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city

We offer a great benefits package for full time employees (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b match, discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options, referral bonus)

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

Posted By

Distinctive Schools

910 West Van Buren Street Suite 315, Chicago, IL 60607

At the following locations

Distinctive College Prep-Harper Woods

20955 Bournemouth Street , Harper Woods, MI 48225