September 26, 2022 at 1:53 pm #1045642
Westside School teachers and staff work collaboratively to inspire creativity, innovation, and to deepen our sense of community. Westside faculty are exceptionally qualified in our fields, committed to being lifelong learners, and are passionate about our work. Our academic structure places a high value on integrated curriculum and project-based learning, with intentional administrative support. At Westside School, we value different backgrounds and ideas and we strive to build an inclusive community. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
Located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood of West Seattle, Westside serves ~400 students in preschool through eighth grade. 34% of our student body are Black, Indigenous and People of Color. Westside’s Early Learning division serves 60 students in preschool and pre-K. Our Lower School serves 200 students in Kindergarten-4th grade, and is organized into K-1-2 and 3-4 grade level teams who collaborate to both implement and design meaningful curriculum. Westside’s Middle School serves 150 students in 5th-8th grade, and is organized into 5/6 and 7/8 grade level teams, who collaborate to both implement and design meaningful curriculum.
Westside School is seeking an experienced and compassionate driver to support the transportation of our students on weekday mornings for the 2022-2023 school year. We have an opening for a Part-Time Bus Driver to drive a 15 passenger bus. Qualified candidates enjoy working with children, have a clean driving record, and must be available between 7:00 AM and 8:30 AM.
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Transport up to 14 children to school in the mornings
Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound bus at all times
Obey all traffic laws
Perform simple inspections of the bus before and after each route
Ensure safety of all students
Maintain a safe and healthy environment for students
Assist students with getting on and off the bus when required
High school diploma or GED or higher
Driver’s License required
1+ years’ experience driving a school bus preferred (training provided for the right candidate)
No at-fault traffic accidents in the last 5 years
Clean driving record (no traffic citations in the last 5 years)
Ability to carry out assigned route on time
Experience working with children preferred
Westside School Mission
Westside School prepares students for the world by challenging them to achieve academic success, and by connecting their human spirit and imagination to learning.
Westside Student Support Department Mission
To provide a proactive and comprehensive program to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students, and to identify and address barriers to growth. By partnering with families, staff, and the wider community, we will promote joyful learning and a sense of belonging at Westside School.
Westside School’s Diversity Statement
Westside School is committed to promoting inclusiveness, diversity, and cultural competence in its education, employment practices, school community, and governance. It views inclusiveness as a fundamental value, diversity as a key element, and cultural competence as a vital skill necessary to prepare students to participate in and contribute to a global society. Westside uses the term diversity broadly to encompass differences in the attributes of individuals, families, and communities.
Start Date: Immediately upon passing a background check.
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Westside School follows WA State Government’s mandates in regard to COVID-19. This includes but is not limited to the mandate that all school employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 (excluding religious and medical exemptions), including a booster shot. New employees will be required to show proof of vaccination.
To Apply: If you are interested, please respond with a letter of interest and your resume to employment(at)westsideschool.org.
Westside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- You must be logged in to reply to this topic.