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Bus Driver – St. Thomas More Catholic School

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Location: San Antonio TX

Company Name: Archdiocese of San Antonio

Occupational Category: 53-3022.00,Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. 21 years of age or older

2. Holds a valid Texas Commercial Drivers License with proper S endorsement

3. Holds a safe driving record free of restrictions

4. Must have or be eligible to complete the Texas school bus driver safety certification

5. Experience operating a school bus preferred

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB SUMMARY: The Bus Driver fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by contributing to the safety of children while being transported to and from school and other events. This is accomplished within the framework of the schools philosophy and organization. The Bus Driver has decision making responsibilities within essential job functions, in keeping with school policies.

Essential job functions:
• Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
• Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Supports and adheres to the Religious Standards for Catholic School Employees and policies and procedures of the school and Archdiocese
• Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
• Communicates with the principal regarding safety/discipline concerns of students
• Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
• Transports students to and from school and school activities in compliance with federal, state and local regulations
• Abides by regulations and vehicle guidelines regarding maintenance and operation of vehicles
• Performs checks of the vehicles prior to use to ensure safe operation
• Follows all safety and emergency procedures while operating the vehicle
• Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff

Important job functions:
• Abide by the rules regarding the safety and discipline of student riders
• Notify Principal of occurrence of accidents and other important incidents and complete written reports
• Submits to Principals office all requests for needed maintenance and repairs to vehicle(s)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge of motor vehicle laws and school policies and procedures
• Able to respectfully and effectively manage student behavior
• Able to communicate effectively both orally and verbally
• Able to work well with others in the school community
• Able to respond to a crisis effectively
• Knowledge in general vehicle maintenance and operation

Working conditions:
• Required to manage high to moderate levels of stress
• Required to work according to schedule
• Required to work in standard school and vehicle conditions

Mental/Physical Demands:
• Required to maintain composure and avoid inappropriate displays of anger
• Required to drive, sit, stand, bend, stoop, reach, grab, pull, hear, see, and speak on a daily basis
• Required to perform repetitive physical tasks such as opening and closing bus door