School Driver Job in Kenya

Who we are? Nova Academies is a pan-African school network that prepares the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills.
Using the 8-4-4 curriculum combined with the best international training, we deliver a truly world-class educational experience with exciting opportunities to learn and grow both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Nova students learn to think critically, solve problems creatively, and develop solutions using technology and engineering skills.  

At Nova, our students learn through embracing and eventually overcoming challenges with the help of their peers, their teachers, and developing their unique abilities. 

School Bus Driver
As a Nova Driver you will play a critical safely operating the school bus on a regular  schedule.-
Function: School
Your role is currently based at our Nova Ondiri Campus, Kikuyu Township, Kiambu County

Reports To: Head of Campus Operations 


Living the Nova Culture
  • Fully embrace Nova’s values and beliefs and promote them to students, staff, other faculty, parents and members of the outside community 
  • Live the culture principles inside and outside of the classroom
  • Work cohesively in a team, being respectful of each person’s contributions and style. 
  • Maintain positive relationships with students and colleagues
  • Attend staff meetings that arise throughout the school year
Operational roles
  • Operate the school bus in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Perform minor maintenance duties such as changing the oil
  • Clean the bus as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure the bus is safely and securely stored
  • Advise the Head of Campus Operations of any requirements for maintenance or repairs well in advance of scheduled trips
Scheduling activities
  • Pick up and deliver students as per a set schedule
  • Take attendance on the school bus
  • Ensure students are aware of rules and responsibilities as passengers
  • Maintain order and discipline in the School bus
  • Perform any other duties as assigned on behalf of the organization
Core Skills / Qualifications
  • Must have knowledge of highway code and school bus regulations
  • Possess a PSV License for the last 5 - 8 years.
  • Possess a BCE- Class Driving License
  • Possess a recent (not more than 6 month) Certificate of good Conduct
  • Recommendation from 3 previous employers
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with school bus transportation
  • Ability to operate school bus in a safe and responsible manner
  • Client service and public interaction skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records
  • First aid knowledge.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the right candidates interviewed until we reach a hiring decision.

Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.

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