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Full-Time School Bus Driver

Phalen Leadership Academies
Redford Charter Twp, MI, United States

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Do you believe that every scholar deserves a high-quality education?
Are you passionate about making a difference in underserved communities?
Phalen Leadership Academies is currently looking for dedicated team members like YOU!!!
We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year!

LOCATION: DCP Harper Woods, 19360 Harper Ave. Harper Woods, MI 48225 and DCP Redford, 17175 Olympia, Redford Charter Twp, MI 48240

What You Will Do:
  • Assistance with transporting students from designated pickup points and drop-off at school
  • Transport students from school and to their designated drop-off point
  • Follow assigned bus routes
  • Field trips are required
  • Moderate familiarity with metro Detroit area
  • Provide a safe transportation environment for all students

Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma preferred or GED
  • CDL license and yellow card, required
  • No at-fault traffic accidents in the last 5 years
  • Clean driving record (no traffic citations in the last 5 years)
  • Ability to carry out assigned routes on time
  • Excellent communication skills



At PLA, we share an unwavering belief and passion for educating and empowering scholars from under-served communities driven by our Core Values: children first, respect, determination, continuous improvement, and gratitude. Our approach to leading successful schools builds on over 20 years of experience running educational programs for children, the latest scientific research, and the best practices throughout the nation.

To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we hire only the best of the best educators & industry leaders and invest heavily in our faculty through ongoing professional development and support. We value people like you, people with a dedication to excellence and a passion for helping all our scholars develop the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to succeed while fueling their aspirations for the future.

PLA is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify in all states that require it.

Please read carefully.

Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA) is an equal opportunity employer. PLA does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

By completing this application you understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for PLA to hire me. If hired, I understand that either PLA or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of PLA has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

You attest by applying to this position that you have given PLA true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize PLA to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided is untrue, or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal.


  • PLA is non-profit network founded in 2013
  •  Currently serves over 10,000 scholars at 22 schools across the country
  •  Our model is specifically designed to raise the achievement of historically underserved students by providing a rigorous, personalized, and well-rounded educational experience for all students
  •  Successfully transformed six F-rated schools into A-rated schools.
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