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School Bus Driver

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Monday, 08:41
Company Industry
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Highest Qualification
High School
Years Experience
5 years
Application Deadline
Unknown Unknown

Location: MERU


· Freds Academy Annexe is a Christian day school offering the Kenya national education curriculum.

· Freds Academy Annexe has a strong commitment for academic excellence, a high level of discipline and Christian values.

· Freds Academy Annexe has a pupil-centred focus; ensuring the holistic development of each one in a safe, stimulating and conducive learning environment.

· All staff members at Freds Academy Annexe work in their role and together for the welfare and good progress of every pupil.

Position Summary

To provide the correct and safe mode of transportation as required by the School, to pupils, staff and any other passengers and goods to their appointed designation and in a timely fashion as required based on the school’s administrative schedule; running errands and deliveries as delegated; ensuring the vehicles are well maintained, clean and in good working order at all times; being on-call duty for any emergencies that require use of the school transport by the School; ensuring neatness, cleanliness and hygiene in the school compound.

Key Responsibilities

1. Providing School bus transport as required, to pupils, staff, other passengers as assigned and goods based on the school’s administrative schedule;

2. Ensuring compliance with the laid down School bus schedule for picking and dropping pupils and teachers;

3. Compliance with and enforcement of the School Bus safety and security Rules provided;

4. Ensuring safety for all passengers transported;

5. Ensuring students are safe while boarding and alighting the School bus and as they cross the road;

6. Paying attention to any traffic and weather conditions that may adversely affect the movement of the School Bus;

7. Ensuring good maintenance of the School buses at all times; keeping track of the condition of the bus parts and fuel consumption, journeys, cleanliness, etc, and taking prompt action of any bus malfunction.

8. Ensuring compliance with traffic regulations so that the vehicle/bus is driven in a safe and courteous manner;

9. Ensuring that the School Bus is parked safely before and after use

10. Reporting any delays, incidents and accidents that happen while on the route immediately

11. Ensuring your driver’s license, PSV license and Certificate of good conduct are in order and always valid; and that validity is renewed in time

12. Ensuring you are reachable at all times by your mobile phone when in and out of office.

13. Be available to respond to School’s emergency call requests requiring transport

14. Be a part of the School team that attends to and ensures the School grounds are kept clean, neat and tidy; with continuously well-maintained surfaces and landscape

15. Any other duties as assigned by management.

MUST HAVE Qualifications and Experience

· KCSE, Form 4

· Valid Driving Licence A, B, C, E.

· Valid PSV license

· Valid Certificate of Good Conduct

· At least five (5) years driving of which 2 years must be relevant working experience driving a School Bus

· Knowledge in mechanics; understanding parts of the vehicle and ability to diagnose mechanical faults in time

· Knowledge of Kenyan Ministry of Education guidelines as regards school transport

Key Skills and Competencies

· Knowledge of Kenyan traffic law and rules.

· Knowledge of Kenyan Ministry of Education guidelines as regards school transport

· Good interpersonal and communication skills.

· Ability to maintain confidences

· Demonstrated care and caution in driving of the vehicles

· Ability to correctly diagnose mechanical faults of the vehicle and recommend required repair/service

To provide the correct and safe mode of transportation as required by the School, to pupils, staff and any other passengers and goods

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