School Transport Driver – Mini Bus, Bedford

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Bedford SchoolBedford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11.74 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint Mini Bus Drivers to undertake a round journey from Bedford to Cambridgeshire each morning and evening, transporting pupils to and from school.

You will need to be an experienced driver for this role, ideally with a background that includes driving as part of your employment or from working with children.  The safety and well-being of our pupils is paramount so it is essential that you share this ethos and have a flexible, helpful approach.

In addition to driving a mini bus responsibilities also include refueling as required, ensuring that the bus is clean and tidy at the start and end of the shift, keeping in contact with the school in the case of any delays and ensuring safe driving practices are adhered to at all times.

Applicants must hold a current, clean and valid driving licence and a PCV licence or be able and willing to obtain a PCV licence.  An advanced level driving qualification would be an advantage.

Working hours are c5.30am – 9.00am and c5.00pm – 8.30pm, Monday to Friday, term time only.  Both journeys could be undertaken by one person or the role could be split with different people doing the morning and afternoon runs. 

Further details and an application form can be found on our website  

Please send completed applications to: or post to Amy Baron, HR Assistant, The Bursary, Bedford School, 10 Glebe Road, Bedford MK40 2PL.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 27 March 2020

Interview date: w/c 30 March 2020

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Bedford School is part of The Harpur Trust

More about Bedford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: De Parys Avenue, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2TU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1234 362200
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We are one of the region’s leading boarding and day schools, educating boys from the ages of 7 to 18. Part of The Harpur Trust, Bedford’s leading educational and social welfare charity, we’re a vibrant school with a very strong sense of community, se...