Bus Driver (D1 Licence), Darlington

Closing date:

The Rydal AcademyDarlington
Date posted:
Start date: Commence as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £6,935 - £7,130 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Reference 007953

Grade F

19 hours per week

We are looking for a flexible and approachable driver to provide an efficient and professional transport service to our pupils living outside of the catchment area. Working alongside the school Passenger Assistant you will ensure that the pupils are transported to and from school safely.

Working hours will be approximately 7:30am to 9:00am and 4:15pm to 5:45pm term time only, plus 4 hours per week worked on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to transport pupils to Swimming. Applications for the morning, afternoon or both shifts are welcome.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of customer service and the safeguarding responsibilities required for the role. In addition, you will be able to evidence a good record of reliability and punctuality, and will be keen to ensure the continuing success of this transportation.

We require you to be in possession of a full, clean driving licence and have at least 2 years' driving experience. A good knowledge of the surrounding areas would also be an advantage. A licence category D1 is essential for this role to enable the successful candidate to drive the school bus.

For further information or to discuss the post please contact Mr J Armitage, Headteacher, The Rydal Academy, on (01325) 380784. Visits to the School can be arranged through the School Office on the number above.

Information for applicants, including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form, can be downloaded from the Contact Us page at www.therydalacademy.co.uk. Alternatively, please contact the HR Team, Longfield Academy Trust, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT, telephone (01325) 380815 or e-mail recruitment@longfield-trust.co.uk.

Completed applications must be returned by 12 noon on the closing date.

Closing Date 22/09/2017
Interview Date Friday, 29th September, 2017

Longfield Academy Trust and its partner schools are passionate about safeguarding the welfare of pupils and maximising their life chances. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

The Rydal Academy,
Rydal Road,
(01325) 380784


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