Minibus Driver, Stratton-on-the-Fosse

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Downside SchoolStratton-on-the-Fosse

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: 8.48 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

We have an immediate opportunity for a part-time Minibus Driver, who has experience in a similar role, to drive one of our School minibuses on our day pupil route (from Chew Valley/Chewton Mendip). You will be reliable, approachable and able to work on your own initiative. It is important to be able to remain on schedule and provide an excellent service to our pupils.   

Downside is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11 to 18, and one of England’s oldest and most distinguished Catholic schools. Downside School is housed in magnificent buildings set in a 500 acre estate at the foot of the Mendip Hills, twelve miles south of the city of Bath.   It is essential that the appointed person has a full, clean driving licence with a D1 entitlement and is able to pass the MiDAS assessment. Should you be first aid trained, already have the MiDAS Certificate and have a D1 entitlement on your driving licence then your application would be highly desirable.  

We can offer: 

• 20.75 hours per week. Approximate hours of work are Monday to Saturday 06.45-08.15am and Monday to Friday 18.00-19.45pm, plus an additional 3 hours for cleaning/maintenance of the minibus.  

• £8.48 per hour plus holiday pay (28 days including bank holidays, pro-rata) 

• Term time only position (33-34 weeks + 5 days for INSET / Training) 

• A supportive, skilled and innovative staff team.  

Closing date for applications:  

Friday 2nd November 2018, by 12 noon

To apply, please complete your application by usingthe apply button below. Alternatively you can call us on 01761 235106 and ask for an application form to be posted.   Contact the Human Resources email address (hr @ if you require further information after reading the job description.   

Downside School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  We are an equal opportunities employer. By car, we are within 40 minutes of Bristol, 30 minutes of Bath and 15 minutes of Wells.   Registered Charity Number: 1158507

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More about Downside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Stratton On The Fosse, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 4RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 235100
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Welcome to Downside, a leading Catholic Independent Boarding School. We are one of England’s oldest and most distinguished schools, for boys and girls aged 11-18. Downside School’s vision – as a leading Catholic School – is to be a bright light in th...