Mini Bus Driver/Facilities Assistant, Leeds

Closing date:

Boston Spa AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: A.S.A.P.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,854 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

1017 STUDENTS AGED 11-19 (250 in the Sixth Form)

Principal:  Christopher Walsh BA, MA

Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2015

Mini Bus Driver/Facilities Assistant 

Location: Boston Spa Academy, Clifford Moor Road, Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23 6RW

Hours: 37 hours per week- term time plus 15 days (with flexibility to do additional driving for school trips/events) (may include some split shifts - to be confirmed)  

Salary: A1/ A3 (£17,711- £18,426 pro rata)

Actual starting salary: £15,854 per annum  

Commencement Date: A.S.A.P.

Contract: Permanent - subject to a 6- month probationary period 

Are you ready to play your part in providing an outstanding provision for young people at Boston Spa Academy?  If the answer to this question is yes, this post could be the opportunity you are looking for.

The purpose of this post is to provide transport services to students and to assist in the provision of maintenance and security services on school premises, thereby ensuring a safe working environment.  The post holder will work under the direct supervision and line management of the Site Manager. 

It is essential that applicants hold a current, clean D1 driving licence and preferably a valid MiDAS certificate (or be willing to train).

Are you interested in finding out more about the role and telling us about yourself? If so, please contact Mr Laurence Carlyle at:

An application form is available to download directly from our website at, by email to or by telephoning Boston Spa Reception (01937 846636).   Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy.  CVs are not accepted.

For further information about the Academy visit the website 

Closing date: Monday 15 July 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Interview date: week commencing 15 July 2019 

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TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018 

Boston Spa Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. We promote diversity and want a work force which reflects the population of Leeds.

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More about Boston Spa Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clifford Moor Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6RW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1937 846636
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Boston Spa Academy in Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, is a mixed, secondary community secondary school for children aged 11-18. The school, which opened in 1973, has around 1,040 pupils of which 230 attend the sixth form. It was made a speciali...