Child Care Bus Driver (AZ) - School 276| 3270 E Ray Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296

Address

Higley & Ray

Overview

Who we Are
Since 1982, Sunrise Preschools have set the standard of excellence for care and education of Arizona's children. We have been voted one of the best places for women to work!
Sunrise Preschools provide a foundation for children to thrive and develop at their own pace. We have and continue to exceed the state educational standards for Arizona preschools. We implement continual curriculum and program improvements, and many of our schools are nationally accredited.

Requirements

Skills, Education, and Experience

Skills:

Personal characteristics
  • Caring and compassionate attitude when interacting with and caring for children.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills to converse with children, fellow professional caregivers and parents or guardians
  • Excellent patience and stamina for keeping up with the demands of children of all ages
  • Advanced multitasking and organizational skills to handle multiple children at a time
  • Physical abilities- Must be able to bend, stoop, stand, and lift to 25-40lbs daily

Education:
  • Documentation of High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least 18 months' experience with children in a group setting, or at least 6 months' experience and 12 credit hours in early childhood education
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR

State of Arizona Requirements
  • Obtain a State of Arizona fingerprint Card
  • Tb Test
  • At least 25 years of age
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check

Experience
  • Possess a current driver license free of moving violations within the past two years
  • Meet all Lead Teacher qualifications, including but not limited to:

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

In addition to a rewarding career that lets you help shape children's futures; we provide a comprehensive benefits package that would be available to you as a valued employee:

What We Offer

No Nights or Weekend Shifts

Education Assistance Program

Paid Time Off and Holidays

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Paid Life Insurance

Company Match 401K

Employee Assistance Program

Responsibilities

When you join our team as a Bus Driver you will:

The Bus Driver/Lead Teacher demonstrates leadership abilities by maintaining a positive learning/teaching environment for all staff and students. The Lead Teacher has the ability to develop and implement activities appropriate to targeted age groups and will provide leadership in the implementation of each program. Lead Teachers are responsible for providing learning experiences for child based, company approved curriculum plans in a classroom setting. Work includes, but is not limited to instructing, administrating, directing, supervising Teacher Assistant and Teacher Aides within classroom and all educational activity.

Responsibilities
  • Establish routes, schedules, and procedures with the school director to maximize safety of children.
  • Adhere to the established schedule to the best of your ability.
  • Observe all Department of Motor Vehicle rules and regulations and make sure all speed limits are observed .
  • Complete a daily inspection of the bus, a weekly inspection of tires, oil, blades, etc. and report all bus maintenance issues to the Director.
  • Insure there is an adequate amount of fuel to complete the trip.
  • Ensure all state mandated items are present and in good working order.
  • Passenger Log forms should be completed as children arrive and depart the bus.
  • Keep the bus litter free and cleaned up after each bus runs .
  • Always ensure the safety of the children .
  • Meet and maintain all state licensing requirements/qualifications and always comply with all CNI Policies and Procedures .
  • Attending all staff training and pursuing professional training when available.
  • Maintain flexibility regarding the business demands of the school, including scheduled working hours and assignments.
  • Assist in other areas as requested by management.
  • Be able to lift amounts properly/safely in accordance with the guidelines outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures of the department assigned.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all personnel and business-related associates.