School Minibus Driver, Buckinghamshire

Buckingham SchoolBuckinghamshire
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Bucks Salary Grade 1A, point 5 £15,107 FTE Actual Salary £10,891
Contract term: Permanent

18 hours 45 mins per week

The Buckingham School is looking to appoint a Minibus Driver. The role will include transporting pupils in one of our 16/17 seater buses to/from school each day and occasionally when required for educational visits, sporting fixtures and other similar activities. The daily bus route runs to and from the surrounding villages within Buckingham early in the morning (commencing 6.45am, returning at 8.30am) and at the end of the school day (commencing at 3.10pm – 5pm). You will also be required to clean and fuel the bus and an extra 50 mins per week is included in the hours . Therefore, availability at these times is essential. 

You should possess a clean driving licence and be willing to undertake any necessary training, dependent on the types of vehicle your licence permits you to drive. Any training costs will be funded by the school.

In addition to providing an excellent service and maintaining our high standards, the successful candidate must be reliable, approachable and able to work on their own initiative.

Hours for this position are open to suggestions from applicants, for example would you only like to do the morning run, or maybe the afternoon? Are you looking for a full-time position and therefore would consider other duties outside the driving hours? Please detail your suggestions on the application for our consideration; we very much look forward to hearing from you.

For further information and to apply, please see attached Job Description and download the application form from the school’s website or click 'Apply' and you will be redirected.

Your letter of application and completed application form should be addressed to Mr A McGinnes, Headteacher, and sent to 

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday, 25th February 2020

Interview date: TBC

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (police check) is required for this post.

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