School Bus Driver

Title: School Bus Driver (Full Time/Part Time(s))

Appointment: School Year 2024-2025

Reports to: Director of Transportation

Laurel School seeks talented faculty and staff who will put our students first and strive to make a difference in their lives. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our community and are committed to anti-racist education and the development of young women as authentic learners and leaders. The most successful candidates are solutions-driven, are willing to listen to learn, embrace iteration and practice as a necessary part of the product, see opportunities before problems, and thrive in a fast-paced, forward-thinking educational environment. Laurel lives our mission: to inspire each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world.

Position Summary:

The school bus driver will be responsible for providing transportation support to assist faculty, staff, and students in achieving goals through shuttling between our two campuses, field trips, and athletic activities. The full-time position is a split shift working a minimum of 6 hours a day and qualifies for school provided benefits. Evening and weekend hours are occasionally required.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Transportation of students throughout NE Ohio & beyond
  • Completes daily pre-trip inspections on vehicles
  • Daily cleaning of vehicles
  • Assists supervisor with special projects and events
  • Assists students and faculty with loading gear onto buses
  • Other duties as assigned

A high school diploma or GED certificate required. Candidates should possess the following:

  • CDL Class B or willing to train
  • School bus endorsement, air brake endorsement, passenger endorsement
  • Detail oriented and punctual
  • Knowledge of the local area in order to provide best routes of transportation
  • Must pass BCI/FBI background check
  • Must pass physical (T8)
  • Drivers will attend required Ohio pre service class, paid for by Laurel School

Laurel is willing to accept candidates who are interested in obtaining the required qualifications and will compensate for training.

Salary: Starting at $25 per hour. Comprehensive benefits package for a full time employee available.

To Apply: Please see for further information and a job application.

Work Environment

Laurel School is a dynamic, forward-thinking, K-12 girls’ school with a co-ed early childhood division, where every child is well known. As a Facing History and Ourselves School, Laurel is fully committed to equity and inclusion.

Laurel enjoys an outstanding local and national reputation and is home to the Laurel Center for Research on Girls. In a highly competitive school landscape, Laurel is fortunate to be a school of choice in Cleveland. Our emphasis on the whole child and our legacy of excellence in the teaching of girls set us apart. Located in Shaker Heights, OH (15 minutes from downtown Cleveland) with an additional rural campus 17 minutes away, the school has a suburban/rural advantage. The work environment is noted for being family-friendly and flexible. The feeling in the school is joyous, collaborative and innovative. Our curricular philosophy emphasizes community-based, interdisciplinary and experiential learning. Collaboration and reflective practice are key to pedagogy at Laurel. The school is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.

Laurel School is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; gender identity; national origin; handicap or disability; sexual orientation; or status as a veteran, Vietnam era, or special disabled veteran.

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