Knowledge Universe Matteson , IL 60443
KinderCare Education is the nation's leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity through purposeful experiences to create a future full of lifelong learners. From our National Support Center, to the classrooms where learning comes to life, we're united by a passion to create a world of learning, joy and adventure for more than 161,000 children ages six-weeks through 12 years every day.
Make the wheels on our bus go round and round join the KinderCare Education team as a Driver! As a Driver, you are responsible for safely transporting staff and the children we serve to and from school, field trips and other locations.
When you join our team as a Driver you will:
Ensure the safety and supervision of children during transport to schools, field trips, and other locations as approved by the Center Director
Comply with KinderCare Education and all governmental regulations regarding the care of children
Keep the Center Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children
Help with and take on responsibility in other daily center duties, as needed
Transport center vehicle for servicing (oil change, state inspections, etc.), as needed
Attend and participate in all staff meetings, center events, and parent/customer meetings, as requested
Required Skills and Experience:
A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
Current driver's license required with no more than three moving violations in the past three years (no alcohol or drug related convictions)
Must be at least 21 years of age and able to drive center vehicles
CPR and First Aid certification or willingness to obtain
Must be able to work flexible hours and assignments
Good verbal, listening, and written communication skills
At least two years of experience transporting children preferred
The ability to lift up to 40 pounds is strongly desired and may be required to work in some classrooms or in the kitchen
Ability to speak, read, and write English
The benefits our career professionals enjoy:
In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children's futures, KinderCare Education provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include:
Medical, dental and vision
Discounted child care
Generous paid time off
Education assistance and reimbursement
Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs
401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match
KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work, Champions Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools, Knowledge Beginnings and The Grove School.
KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.