Essex Junction, VT, US
Feb 19, 2019
Do you love working with children? Are you looking for part-time employment? The Essex Westford School District is seeking a part-time substitute school bus driver to transport special needs students to and from school. The position can also serve as a bus aide to assist in transporting children in special education programs to and from school when not serving as a driver.

Work schedule may include a split shifts beginning as early as 6:00 am and ending as late as 5:00 pm.

The school bus driver position pays $20.00/hour. The bus aide position pays $18.00/hour.

Candidates with a CDL class B with Passenger and School Bus endorsements preferred, but we would consider candidates with a Class C and/or no CDL who would be willing to drive a minivan while making progress on obtaining a CDL.

For additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications please refer to the job descriptions below:
- Click Here for a copy of the school bus driver job description.
- Click Here for a copy of the school bus driver job description.

For consideration, please complete and submit a Schoolspring application to this job, or stop by to complete an application at 51 Park Street, Essex Jct., VT 05452. EOE.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1
Welcome to Essex Westford School District!
In 2017 three vibrant communities unified to provide enhanced and expanded educational options for all students, with the idea that we are better together. In the Essex Westford School District, we are designing opportunities that meet the unique needs of all our learners.

As one of the largest school district in the state of Vermont, approximately 4,500 students from preschool through 12th grade walk through our doors each day, eager to take advantage of the resources provided by our supportive communities.

Every student is supported by highly qualified and caring educational leaders, educators, and staff who strive to make our schools a place where everyone belongs, feels safe, and is respected.

Learning happens here ... students are challenged by a rigorous, well-balanced, proficiency-based curriculum and supported by our dedicated teachers and staff, who believe in and are passionate about what they do.

Our staff are more than just employees, they are our neighbors as well. Nearly 50% of our staff live in one of the three communities that they support.
Basic education (high school or equivalent), plus one to two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
- Good communication skills and the ability to speak clearly to and deal courteously and efficiently with students, staff and supervisors.
- Demonstrated abilities and personal qualities needed to work effectively with children and adolescents with special needs, and a desire to work with this population.
- First aid and CPR training, and additional relevant health service training or experience desirable.
- Physical ability to do required lifting and to perform first aid, CPR and other medical procedures if necessary.

Candidates who pass the initial application screening will be sent an email with a link to enter your references: a minimum of 3 total of which at least 2 must be from your most recent managers/supervisors. If you are a recent graduate, teachers, professors and instructors may qualify as manager references. This process should be completed within 24 hours of receiving the email. Once your references are entered, they will receive an email with the web link to complete the reference. Please be sure to gather the necessary contact information (contact phone number(s) and email address) for your references after you submit your application to avoid any unnecessary delays. It is also a good idea to contact your reference to let them know what to expect so they will watch for the web link via email.

As a condition of employment, all selected applicants must complete the requirements for a criminal background check and registry checks. All offers of employment (or continued employment) shall be conditioned upon satisfactory background check results. For more information about the background check requirements, please Click Here .
  • No experience required
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions Please answer the questions below relative to your candidacy for this position:
    Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. 1. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    2. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    3. Please review the job description and answer the following question (a link to the job description has been provided in the posting): Are you able to complete the requirements of the job with or without accommodation?
    Contact Information Jamie Smith, Transportation Coordinator
    51 Park Street
    Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    Phone: (802)857-7037

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