Minibus Driver

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Type of Position:Support staff - Permanent
School:Twynham TGS
Salary:£5,236 to £5,324 per annum (with a pay award pending)
Start Date:ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)
Closing Date: Wednesday 10th July 2024 at 8am

Start date

ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)

Contract term


Working hours

10 hours per week

Mon, Tues, Thurs 4pm-6pm

Weds, Fri 3pm-5pm

Weeks per year

School term-time



Salary range

(per annum)

Support staff salary points 4 – 5

£23,114 to £23,500 (FTE)

£5,236 to £5,324 (pro rata)

with a pay award pending


Twynham School

Reports to

Transport Manager



About the Post


We are looking to appoint a responsible and reliable School Minibus Driver with a passion for ensuring the safety and well-being of students to join our team and transport students from Twynham and The Grange Schools. If you have a clean driving record, excellent communication skills, and a genuine interest in the education and safety of children, we want to hear from you!


We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Safely transport students to and from school, ensuring their safety and well-being at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and well-maintained school mini bus.
  • Uphold a positive and respectful atmosphere on the bus, ensuring students are following safety protocols.
  • Communicate effectively with school staff, parents, and students.
  • Adhere to the school's policies and procedures related to student transportation.


What we can offer you


  • Competitive hourly rate.
  •  A supportive and friendly work environment.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on students' lives.
  • Training and professional development opportunities.


Who we are looking for


We would love to hear from you if:

  • You hold a valid D1 driver's licence with a clean driving record.
  • Previous experience in school transportation is a plus.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You have patience, empathy, and understanding of students' needs.
  • You have the ability to follow a schedule and maintain punctuality.


You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:


•             Aim high

•             Keep improving

•             Don’t leave anyone behind

•             See the bigger picture


Any questions?


To discuss the post or your application or to arrange a visit, please contact Alison Brown at


How to apply


To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to: 


Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th July 2024 at 8am.



(Note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert should a successful applicant be appointed before the closing date. As a result, we encourage interested colleagues to apply early)




Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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