Part Time Minibus Driver

Ilkley Grammar SchoolIlkley, West Yorkshire

Salary Scale Point 4; £4,694.36 per annum

Pattern of hours will be 11 hours each week (7.00am to 9.00am Monday to Thursday and 7.00am to 9.30am on Fridays plus a flexible 30 minutes

Term time only

Join a leading school which prides itself on the high quality of education, enrichment and care provided to all and is committed to the wellbeing of students and staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for  an enthusiastic, experienced and adaptable minibus driver to join our established team within a school judged by OFSTED as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, a school where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the region.  We are a fantastic learning community, set in one of Yorkshire’s most scenic areas, whose facilities have been further enhanced by the completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment and expansion project.

The successful candidates will be reliable, approachable and able to work on their own initiative.

Ilkley Grammar School is an outstanding, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400 year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.” 

We are the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust and a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance with a firm commitment to school to school support and developing highly effective collaborative practices. 

  We are looking for someone who can:

  • Drive an Ilkley Grammar School minibus, collecting students from designated pick up points and delivering to Ilkley Grammar School
  • Be responsible for the health and safety, comfort and welfare of passengers
  • Carry out daily vehicle checks, cleaning and basic maintenance
  • Maintain a professional image at all times


In return for your commitment we can offer:

  •  the opportunity to make a real difference
  • students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’
  • Personalised CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth and developing individual career paths
  •  a commitment to mobile technologies
  •  a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care
  • a committed and established staff and a supportive leadership team, parents and Governors
  •  a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale which has recently been judged to be the  best place to live in the North and Northeast of England
  • good transport links to Leeds and Bradford
  • students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’
  •  becoming part of a dedicated team
  •  a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care
  • a committed and established staff
  •  very supportive leadership team, parents and Governors
  • a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale with good transport links to Leeds and Bradford

Closing date for applications: 8am Monday 20th September 2021

Provisional interview date:      w/c 20th September 2021

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school.  The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment.  All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome.  All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.  


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