KIPP Delta Public Schools

Arkansas Delta, AR

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediate
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Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Preferred Locations:Blytheville, AR; Helena, AR

Contact: Carissa Godwin
Email: carissa.godwin@kippdelta.org

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Bus Driver Trainee

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KIPP Delta Public Schools

Arkansas Delta, AR

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Preferred Locations:Blytheville, AR; Helena, AR

Contact: Carissa Godwin
Email: carissa.godwin@kippdelta.org

Position Description
The School Bus Driver Trainee will assist school bus drivers in maintaining discipline while bus is in operation; maintain proper records, documentation, seating arrangements as required while studying for the School Bus Driver’s written and driving test. We are committed to schools that are equitable, diverse, and create a sense of belonging.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assist the bus driver in maintaining discipline on school bus; monitor and assist students while bus is in operation.
  • Consult with and assist bus driver in documentation of student information, recordkeeping and completing route surveys.
  • Communicate with transportation personnel, School Leaders, and parents concerning student behavior as appropriate.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
  • Assure responsible adult meets students leaving the bus.
  • Attend in-service meetings and training courses as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular attendance
Candidate Requirements:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Understand and relate to students.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
  • Character strengths of: zest, grit, self-control, optimism, social intelligence, gratitude, and curiosity.
  • Values roots in high expectations, going above and beyond, and deep humility.
A candidate will ideally possess:
  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • First Aid Certification
Additional Requirements:
  • All drivers must possess, or obtain valid class B CDL’s permit with Passenger and School Bus endorsement within 6 months of hire, and maintain their current valid driver's license issued by the resident state in which they reside.
  • All drivers must pass a road test administered by a State of Arkansas.
  • Must have and maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) which will be checked twice a year by the school.
  • Must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen.
  • Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen. KIPP Delta must receive a negative result.
***This job involves sitting for long periods as well as stooping, squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing and climbing. Able to work a flexible schedule. Must be able to travel, enter, and exit a vehicle without assistance and withstand exposure to adverse weather conditions. Random drug tests may be performed.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties.


Salary:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
This position is open for an immediate start date. Please visit our website at http://www.kippdelta.org.

As an equal opportunity employer, KIPP Delta does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.


KIPP Delta's salary schedule is available on our website, under "State Required Information."