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Minibus Driver - Part-time

Cherry Orchard Primary Academy, Swanscombe

  • Ref:KCC886-2076-91S
  • Posted:06/05/2022
  • Pay:£10.26 per hour, Annual actual salary of £3,363pa
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:23/05/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Are you looking for a great part-time opportunity? Are you an early riser and keen to offer your time in the mornings for our pupils, ensuring they have a safe journey to school? Are you retired or looking for a few hours of work per week? Do you live locally to Cherry Orchard Primary Academy based in Ebbsfleet? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! 

About the role: Cherry Orchard Primary Academy has a vacancy for a Minibus Driver to be responsible for supporting the academy with ​​​​​​school runs, transporting students and very occasional school trips. A flexible approach to this key role is essential - plus a friendly and personable demeanour!

Please be aware that we have a level of flexibility for the working hours of this role. Whilst we are looking to offer 7.5 hours per week (1.5 hours per day), 7.30am - 9.00am, we can offer a minimum of 3 days per week. Your availability can be discussed at interview stage.

Please be aware that this is a temporary opportunity until July 2022 and we would like our successful candidate to join us as soon as possible.

 

Information about the school

Working for the academy: Cherry Orchard Primary Academy is a new two-form entry primary academy for students between the ages of 3 to 11 that opened in September 2017. The academy admits a maximum of 60 children into each year between Reception and Year 6 having initially opened with places available in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. We continue to expand into Year 5 from September 2020 and will be taking on additional classes over the coming months and years, hence this exciting new teaching role has materialised.

The academy enjoys brand new facilities, a nursery for pre-school age children, and a small centre for children with speech, communication and language needs. At the heart of Ebbsfleet Garden City, Cherry Orchard Primary Academy is the focal point of this brand new community, providing local families with an outstanding educational facility.

At Cherry Orchard Primary Academy we will:

Inspire and engage our children so they develop a lifelong love of learning Deliver a quality, inclusive education so all children are able to achieve to their full potential Create a learning environment where children feel safe and happy so are confident and enthused to ‘have a go’ Ensure that all children feel valued and celebrate their success at every opportunity Provide learning experiences that include challenge for all, producing resilient and highly motivated learners Have a consistent, focused approach to managing behaviour, safeguarding, pastoral support and embedding British Values across all year groups Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practice and offering support to others. Cherry Orchard Primary Academy has been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted at their recent inspection in November 2021, having been evaluated as outstanding in each of the five areas of inspection, Quality of Education, Behaviour and Attitudes, Personal Development, Leadership and Management and Early Years Provision. Please click here to view our website and learn more about Cherry Orchard Primary Academy.

COPA Mission Statement At Cherry Orchard Primary Academy, we are committed to providing a quality, inclusive education where all children are able to achieve their full potential, building on a firm foundation of secure reading, writing and number skills. We are passionate about creating a learning environment where children feel safe and happy, enabling all to develop into individuals who are confident to take risks and who are able to be actively involved in their learning. We are dedicated to providing learning experiences that challenge all pupils, fostering resilient, motivated learners who go on to become lifelong learners. Through a curriculum that encourages intercultural understanding within the local and global communities, we aim to nurture our pupils in becoming considerate and compassionate towards others, celebrating each other’s differences. We are resolved to promote a culture where collaboration and community is highly valued, and where we all work as part of a wider team who share good practice and offer support to others.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins (Head of Recruitment - LAT)
  • Address:Cherry Orchard, Castle Hill, Ebbsfleet Valley, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 1AD
  • Telephone: 01322 242011
  • Email: office@cherryorchardprimary.org.uk

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).