SRCE-0921-Casual Bus Driver (all locations)


The Strait Regional Centre for Education invites applications from persons interested in completing a driver training program in order to qualify for employment as casual bus drivers in all areas of the Strait Regional Centre for Education.


As part of the public education system in Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education (SRCE) was established on April 1, 2018, to deliver the public school program focusing on supporting student learning, achievement, well-being and overall success.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 1,000 employees, works diligently to achieve its mission “to empower our children and youth, within safe, equitable and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as responsible, contributing and successful lifelong learners.”  In 2019-2020, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,952 students; and approximately 321 children are attending pre-primary programs at 14 school locations.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education’s jurisdiction encompasses the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometres with a population of 53,125 (Census 2016).


Salary:  As per the terms of the SRCE - CUPE Collective Agreement

Status:  Casual (Day-to-Day Basis)



* High School Diploma or equivalent;
 * Minimum of 19 years of age;
* Valid Nova Scotia Driver's License;
* Satisfactory  Driver's Abstract;
* Current certification in CPR and First Aid or willing to obtain;
* Ability to manage the behavior of students while on the bus;
* Possess good communication skills;
* Ability to comply with provincial regulations and SRCE policies;

* Experience working with youth or children in a professional capacity is an asset.


Your application must include at least three (3) work-related references; one must be your most recent supervisor. All candidates must provide a clear Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Register Check prior to employment with the Strait Regional Centre for Education.


Candidates can check on the status of their applications in Successfactor under My Applications.