After School CDL Athletic Department Bus Driver (2022-2023)

Athletic Department Nashville, Tennessee


Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Employment Type: This is a part-time position for the 2022-2023 school year starting on August 16, 2022. 

Salary: $19-$22 per hour, with $1000 signing bonus offered. 

About Valor: Founded in 2014, Valor Collegiate Academies is a top-performing, public charter school network in Nashville, Tennessee, serving students in Grades 5-12 across three schools. Our mission is to create a community where students of all backgrounds have equitable access to an education that prepares them to live inspired and purposeful lives. This mission is made possible through an innovative school model that balances rigorous academics and whole-child education in an intentionally diverse environment. Learn more about Valor:

Role Overview: 
The VCA athletic department is seeking welcoming, reliable, and level-headed drivers to join our athletic transportation team. Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Bus Driver is responsible for safely transporting members of the VCA community to and from school events. The Bus Driver will be assigned to transport middle school and high school students, coaches, teachers, and other adults using 14, 36, and/or 54 passenger buses to athletic events, field trips, and out-of-town trips.

Core Responsibilities

  • Follow and enforce Valor’s athletic policies and regulations.

  • Transport students, coaches, teachers, and other adults safely to athletic events, field trips, and on out-of-town trips.

  • Creates a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

  • Able to manage multiple schedules and the ability to be prompt and punctual at all times.

  • Operate the bus in a safe and effective way to minimize the risk of passenger injury and property damage.

  • Other duties, as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Key Experiences and Qualifications:
At Valor, we believe our diversity makes us strong and we are committed to building a team of educators with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and expertise. Candidates with the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply for this position: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements

  • Make sure the bus is always safely and securely stored.

  • Must be able to meet all Federal and State driving regulations and requirements

  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check and have no driving violations

  • Grit and perseverance to work within a fast-paced, start-up environment.

Schedule & Hourly Rate:

  • This is a part-time, hourly role with the need for flexibility, as the majority of hours will be in the evenings (after 3:00 PM) and during weekends. 

  • Hourly Rate: $19-$22 per hour

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
Valor believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables students and staff to thrive. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to thrive in a diverse world. 

Pending any additional guidance from the CDC, or any legal guidance from the courts, we strongly encourage all faculty members to get vaccinated in the spirit of keeping ourselves and others safe.