Choice Schools
  • Bradford Academy
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Bradford Academy is looking for dedicated and passionate team members!

Bradford Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Discovery of oneself through cultural experiences
  • Development of individual purpose that nurtures success
  • Leadership in personal responsibility, service and dignity
  • Achievement based on ethics and integrity


School Bus Driver

Full-time, 40 hours per week, competitive pay, full benefits package!

Bradford Academy

24218 Garner Street
Southfield, MI 48033



  • Drives a school bus safely in accordance with time schedules for transporting students to and from their homes, a variety of school sites, and on field trips as assigned.
  • Oversees the loading and unloading of students, releasing students to authorized individuals and assures that safety belts are fastened.
  • Maintains order and proper discipline of passengers; resolves disputes and documents and reports severe disciplinary cases.
  • Conducts accident investigations.
  • Assures maintenance of bus is in safe and clean operating condition; reports needed mechanical repairs, installs special safety belts, sweeps interior of the bus and washes windows daily, services the bus with gas and oil, and follows established security procedures.
  • Establishes drop off and pickup order of assigned students; confers with parents, supervisors, and other staff regarding transportation needs, plots route on map, documents route, and adjusts route for new and/or dropped students.
  • Directs routing and scheduling of buses and reviews bus stop locations for safety and efficiency.
  • Monitors students with special health problems while on bus after receiving written or oral instruction and maintains awareness of and alertness to any sign of difficulty following prescribed instructions and procedures.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of potential problems or unusual events.
  • Maintains a variety of records and reports including but not limited to mileage, routing, maintenance, and time schedules.
  • Represents the school in a positive and professional manner.
  • Attends meetings, programs, and in-service trainings as assigned.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures for transportation services.
  • Sets high standards and expectations and promotes professional growth for self and others.
  • Assists the other routes when breakdown or other unusual circumstances occur as assigned.
  • Advises the Transportation Coordinator or Principal on matters of student discipline.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Principal.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Meet all requirements established by the Department of Transportation and Michigan Department of Education.
  • Valid Driver's License with appropriate endorsements.
  • Reputation for self-control and sound interpersonal skills.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employer.
  • Exemplary driving record.
  • Solid record of punctuality.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience in a school setting with school-age children.
  • Experience working with At-Risk students.
  • First Aid and CPR Certification.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance.
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and 401(K)!
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid time off
  • Education Tuition Reimbursement available.
  • Employee Assistance Program available.

To transport students to and from school and to assure their safety while passengers in the school bus. This position will support and uphold the mission and vision of the academy.

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Please contact Erin Sangalli, Director of HR, directly with questions at

Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

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