School Minibus Driver

29 Jul 2021
26 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
School Minibus Driver (Part-Time)
Exeter, Devon

About Us

Exeter School is the leading co-educational day school in the South West, educating 920 pupils aged 7-18. Situated on a 25-acre site near the city centre, our strong links to the local community, well-established pastoral care systems and fantastic teaching enable us to challenge, inspire and deliver the very best learning to our pupils.

We are now looking for a part-time School Minibus Driver to join our team from the 1st September 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible.

The Benefits

- An hourly rate of GBP10.30 per hour
- Pension scheme (with 8% employer contributions)
- Free on-site parking
- Free lunches during term time
- Access to school sporting facilities
- A uniform

This is the ideal opportunity for a punctual and well-organised driver with a D1 licence to join our school and provide a safe and reliable transport service to our pupils.

When you join us, you will discover a collaborative work environment and a dedicated team committed to the welfare and education of the children in our care. This role provides a great work/life balance as it is perfect to work around other commitments.

The Role

As a School Minibus Driver, you will be responsible for safely collecting our pupils in the morning and returning them in the afternoon.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will ensure pupils arrive at school on time and are collected punctually at the end of the school day. You will ensure the minibus is kept clean and tidy and has sufficient fuel for the required journeys.

Additionally, you will:

- Inspect the minibus before and after the school run
- Ensure pupils behave in an appropriate and safe manner during transport
- Report pupil conduct to relevant staff as appropriate

About You

To join us as a School Minibus Driver, you will need:

- A clean D1 category driving licence
- The ability to communicate effectively with school staff and pupils
- The ability to recognise and deal with emergency situations
- A good understanding of health and safety procedures relevant to the job
- To be punctual

Due to insurance reasons, the successful applicant will need to be at least 25 years old.

A First Aid qualification would be desirable, as would knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

This is a part-time role working 15 hours per week, Monday - Friday, during school term time. The working hours are 7.00am to 8.30am and 5.00pm to 6.30pm.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 20th August 2021. Interviews will be held towards the end of August. However, candidates may be shortlisted for interview as applications are received, so early application is highly recommended.

Other organisations may call this role Minibus Driver, School Driver, School Transport Driver, or Driver.

Exeter School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any appropriately qualified person. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Employment is subject to the receipt of two satisfactory references provided specifically for this post and addressed to the school and to satisfactory DBS clearance.

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