Bus Driver (Part-time)

Staff / Part-Time

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA

Start Date: Immediately

Reporting to: Director of Safety, Security & Transportation

Job Summary: 

BB&N is seeking part-time Bus Drivers to begin immediately.  We’re looking for applicants who are inspired by our mission to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness.  We are proud to offer our drivers the following compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate (same hourly rate for extra trips such as field trips, sporting events, and all other school activities requiring transportation)

  • Guaranteed minimum of 25 hours per week during the academic school year

  • Paid Holidays, Snowdays, and accrued vacation time for hours worked

  • Participation in our 403B retirement savings plan

  • License and DOT card maintenance fees covered

  • Free lunches when school is in session

  • Participation in professional development days

Our Bus Drivers are an integral and respected part of the BB&N community and are committed to the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include:

  • Providing safe transportation to and from school, field trips, sporting events, and all other activities requiring bus transportation

  • Transporting sports teams to/from various sporting events in the afternoons/evenings

  • Transporting faculty & staff between all campuses as needed

  • Following State and Federal traffic laws, including Registry of Motor Vehicles, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, School Committee, and local authorities while operating the vehicle.

  • Assisting passengers on/off the bus when necessary

  • Performing daily pre and post-trip vehicle inspections and safety checks as required by BB&N standards and state guidelines

  • Reporting all observed student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the supervisor in a timely manner

  • Maintaining a clean vehicle and timely reporting of maintenance issues

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of driving experience and demonstrate the ability to:

  • be over 21 years of age

  • possess a valid Massachusetts State driver’s license for at least three (3) consecutive years and a minimum of two (2) years of professional driving experience in good standing.

  • possess a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with both Passenger and School Bus endorsements

  • possess a valid school bus license and all required documentation to drive a yellow school bus

  • possess a valid DOT medical card and a current First Aid/CPR certification

  • have a School Bus Certification or Permit

  • have good communication skills; able to converse in English with children, parents, and staff

  • possess good judgment, attendance, and reliability

  • undergo a successful background check (CORI & SORI)

  • available to be on campus on short notice, for emergencies and other unforeseen facility needs.

  • Be flexible to work overtime, including weekends and evenings, to support school events

Compensation: $32.63 per hour

To Apply:  

Please upload your resume or summary of your experience and three references. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kathleen Murphy (kmurphy@bbns.org) with any questions. If you meet the above requirements, we would welcome the opportunity for a conversation!

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools takes the health and safety of its community members very seriously. Because we serve students, we strongly encourage all employees to receive at least one of the Pfizer, or Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines before commencing employment.

About Buckingham Browne & Nichols:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Buckingham Browne & Nichols is a day school that engages students in grades Pre-K through 12 in a rich and invigorating educational experience of the highest quality. The school excels at helping students discover their unique talents and passions and develop those strengths to the fullest. The curriculum is challenging, forward-thinking, innovative, and flexible, designed to help qualified students, from a range of backgrounds and with a wide spectrum of talents and interests, reach new levels of accomplishment. Co-curricular opportunities in athletics, the arts, community service, and other areas add important dimensions to students’ learning. Students learn on three age and developmentally-appropriate campuses. At every grade, BB&N takes full advantage of the range of opportunities its locations afford.

BB&N is committed to becoming an anti-racist institution. This commitment is integral to the mission and vision of the School. BB&N is an academically excellent, diverse, and inclusive community where students develop into lifelong learners who lead with kindness, curiosity, and integrity. We prepare students to be responsible and open-minded as they engage with the world around them. Our school is guided by the core values of:

  • Inquiry, in which we promote curiosity and critical thinking to inspire a lifelong love of learning. Integrity, in which we strive to be honest, conscientious, and accountable in our actions even when no one is watching.

  • Belonging, in which we foster a culture of respect, well-being, and connection that values all individuals and empowers them to discover and be their authentic selves, and

  • Kindness, in which we strengthen our communities by recognizing our common humanity and treating ourselves and others with respect and compassion.

The vibrancy and vitality we feel in the classrooms, hallways, stages, and playing fields of BB&N derive from the people who are here. At its root are the varied interests and experiences, the different backgrounds, cultures, religions, views, and perspectives that our students and faculty bring to their classes and families bring to myriad activities. Each of us adds to the richness of another’s experience. Working and playing together teaches us lifelong lessons about appreciating, knowing and understanding, and learning from each other.

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender