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Relief Mini Bus Driver - Casual

The Island Learning Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F76-171-S
  • Posted:31/10/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:31/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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The Island Learning Trust is looking for an experienced minibus driver to drive the Trust minibus on behalf of all three schools. The successful applicant will be responsible for a range of duties and responsibilities that are connected to the driving of the Trust’s minibus, as shown within the job description. As a part of these duties, they will ensure the security and safety of their passengers and the vehicle in line with legal requirements.

Applicants will be expected to hold a full, clean driving licence with D1 entitlement and at least 2 years driving experience. Evidence of MIDAS training is preferable but not essential if the candidate is willing to undertake training. Applicants must be at least 30 years of age to meet with our insurance conditions and must have experience of driving large vehicles.

This is a zero-hour position working term time only.

The Island Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding.  The Trust is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across the Trust which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Information about the trust

TILT is a local, high performing Trust that is invested in raising aspirations for children and families in Swale. The Island Learning Trust promotes and achieves excellence. It recognises the importance of outstanding teaching and learning by actively encouraging creativity and innovation, whilst having consistent standards of behaviour and attendance. Treating everyone as equal, whilst celebrating diversity, is a non-negotiable; protecting all through safeguarding, health and safety and welfare is paramount. The Trust's core mission is to drive transformation in educational standards for all pupils; accelerating progress, raising standards of education achieved and the aspirations of the children and families we serve, developing high performing, outstanding schools for the future.

Staff have a responsibility to be positive in their relationships with pupils and supportive of each other. We have a responsibility to ensure every moment a child is in our school will be spent productively. Through thorough use of evidence we will enable all children to make excellent progress. Our motto is "...to be the best we can be..." We maintain a relentless focus on raising standards of achievement so that all pupils have opportunities to achieve their full potential.

We expect all staff to maintain the highest professional standards at all times. We put children first. Staff are prepared to go the extra mile to provide the best possible education for their pupils. Our aim should always be to provide for the pupils of our school what we would want for our own children. In order to do this we maintain a rigorous focus on: accelerating and improving attainment and progress, improving the quality of teaching and learning so that it is at least strongly good, effective leadership and accountability structures and ensuring consistent application of agreed systems and processes throughout all TILT schools.

The Island Learning Trust was established on 1st November 2016. The MAT was comprised of Minster Primary and Halfway Houses Primary, both schools are on the Isle of Sheppey, an area of high deprivation and socio economic challenges. These two founding schools are both Ofsted rated good schools. The outcomes at Minster Primary are outstanding. Sunny Bank Primary School in Sittingbourne joined TILT in February 2020 under a sponsorship arrangement and significant all round improvement has been made with the support of the MAT.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hayley Chambers
  • Address:Brecon Chase,
    Minster,
    Sheerness,
    Kent,
    ME12 2HX
  • Telephone: 01795 606458
  • Email: recruitment@tiltrust.org

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.