Jan 13, 2024

School Bus Driver - CDL - (Immediate Opening)

  • TrulyHired
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

The Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools serves 1600 students ranging from PreK-12 and is a free, open-enrollment public charter school. Over 92% of our students are Latinx. Our school system consists of Guadalupe Centers High School, Guadalupe Centers Middle School, and Guadalupe Centers Elementary School. Our system grew out of Guadalupe Centers' educational programming. Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously operating agency serving the Latinx community in the US since 1919. Our roots in our community run deep.

There are many benefits to working at GCCS with some of them being:
  • Student and Families: GCCS employees strive to form strong relationships with our students and their families. Our organization grew out of Guadalupe Centers, the longest continuously operating agency serving the Latinx community in the US. These community ties are integral to who we are.
  • Staff Autonomy: Employees at GCCS appreciate having the autonomy to try proven and new approaches and are encouraged to innovate. The experience of the staff is valued and they are given space to collaborate and share their best practice with each other.
  • Coaching and Development: Staff at GCCS collaborate with their leaders on their growth and development. GCCS staff set a professional development goal in collaboration with their colleagues and in-district initiatives.

Additional benefits include but are not limited to Competitive compensation and benefits, a qualifying relocation stipend upon hire, a bilingual (Spanish) stipend upon hire, and tuition reimbursement. GCCS has also expanded our benefits around well-being and mental health.

A Full-Time School Bus Driver must be goal-oriented, hardworking, and enthusiastic. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with children from diverse backgrounds in an urban setting.

Reports To: Building Principal

Job Description:

Responsible for the transportation of students to and from schools and in various other District activities. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community members and school clientele.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Frequent lifting of fifty (50) pounds
  • Frequent overhead reaching and lifting of twenty (20) pounds
  • Constant sitting
  • Frequent standing, walking, squatting, stooping, and climbing
  • Ability to clear an exit door that is 42 inches from the ground
  • Must be at least 21 years old.

Responsibilities:
  • Report all accidents/incidents immediately to transportation management or appropriate authorities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Pass annual pre and post-ride checks with the required paperwork.
  • Attend training programs, meetings, and in-service days as required by the System or the state.
  • Perform daily pre and post-route safety inspections on the assigned vehicles. Service vehicle as required.
  • Maintain student conduct that ensures the safety of all students.
  • Pass the annual CDE test.

Certifications:

Commercial Drivers License with School Bus Endorsement and Air Brakes - Missouri with School Bus Endorsements

First Aid/CPR Certification - Missouri

Education:

High School or Equivalent (Required)

Position Type:

Regular

Primary Location:

Variable Location Employee - Multiple Terminals

Scheduled Hours Per Week:

40

Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:

187 Work Days

Full Salary Range:

$19.60 - $37.42 Hourly

Application Process:

Please complete an application which may be found at https://www.gck12.org/o/gc/page/work-for-gccs. If a position requires a degree, please upload a copy of transcripts and degree certification to your application. Attachments such as a cover letter or resume can also be uploaded and attached to the application.

GUADALUPE CENTERS, INC. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities' individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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