Primary Purpose:

Responsible for substituting in roles for Transportation (Bus Driver) positions.  Drives a school bus to transport students and other authorized personnel to and from school or other designated locations. 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.

Valid Texas driver’s license (A or B CDL) with passenger/school bus endorsements

Ability to complete required bus driver safety training and bus driver certification from TEA

Safe driving record verified by Texas Department of Public Safety (meets and maintains liability coverage eligibility)

Shall be subject to random testing for alcohol or controlled substance that violate law or federal regulations

 

 

Qualifying Rates            Starting Rate       After 30 days     After 60 days

                                      $75.00/day            $85.00/day          $95.00/day

Bachelor's Degree            $85.00/day            $95.00/day          $105.00/day

 

Long Term Assignment Incentive

A substitute is eligible for long term pay beginning on the 6th consecutive day in the same assignment.  A $10 bonus will added on the 5th day.  Long-term pay discontinues if the substitute is out for all or part of one day, resulting in a break in service of continuous days worked.  Substitutes who work all day on Friday will receive $5 added to their base pay for that day only.  

 

Required Experience:

Knowledge/Skills:

Must have and maintain driving record that is acceptable according to minimum standards adopted by DPS

Ability to pass; U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug test an annual physical exam

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Proficient map reading skills

Ability to communicate effectively with others

Knowledge of student discipline procedures

Ability to manage student behavior

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

 

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.  

Communication and Community Relations

The substitute promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following:  

Organization Climate

The bus driver fosters positive school morale through activities such as the following:  

Vehicle Operations

The bus driver manages vehicle operations and responsibilities through activities such as the following:  

Student Management

The bus driver promotes positive student conduct through activities such as the following:  

Safety

The bus driver promotes safety through activities such as the following:  

Professional Growth and Development

The bus driver participates in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:  

Equipment:

 

Qualities of an Effective Substitute Bus Driver

The bus driver exhibits qualities such as the following:  

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.