The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent.
With approximately 650 school buses on the road daily, Virginia Beach City Public Schools accepts applications throughout the year for bus drivers and bus assistants as well as substitute drivers and assistants.
-Starting at $21+ per hour
-$3000 recruitment incentive
-Paid sick/annual leave
Individuals who are interested must apply online and should select the “Support/Classified/Trades” application type when creating an account on the school division’s online application system.
Applicants will complete both classroom and behind-the-wheel training organized by the Office of Transportation Services as well as earn a Virginia commercial driver’s license (CDL). Drivers, assistants and substitutes who are hired by the school division are paid for their time in training.
Fully benefited bus drivers and assistants will receive a full-range of benefits including, but not limited to: health insurance, dental insurance, sick leave, personal reasons leave, life insurance, disability coverage, wellness program and flexible hours.
Individuals with questions about employment as a VBCPS bus driver, bus assistant or substitute should call 757-263-1545 (extension 1) or email Cris Sprouse.