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School Mini Bus Driver - Part-time

North West Kent Alternative Provision Service, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-1106-104S
  • Posted:23/11/2021
  • Pay:Kent Pay Range KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate or notice period duration
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 13/12/2021


North West Kent Alternative Provision Service are seeking Mini Bus Drivers.


This post will require an enhanced DBS check.

Working days and hours: Monday to Friday. Term time only.  

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8.00am–9.30am & 2.30pm to 4.00pm

Wednesday 8.00am-4.00pm (20 hours per week term time only)

All applicants must be 25 years old or older.

Previous experienced preferred.

Induction & Training will be provided by the school


Job responsibilities as a Mini Bus Driver:

  • To undertake driving duties in relation to the service provided for pupils
  • Carry out daily vehicle checks, in liaison with other drivers/staff on the appointed minibus
  • Clean internally and externally the appointed minibus
  • Ensure any defects or damage which may occur to the appointed minibus are reported to the facilities manager.
  • Ensure that vehicle log sheets are completed daily on maintenance and usage·Full Clean Driving License. (D1 Licence preferable)·Flexible with working hours and overtime
  • ·Be a team player

About You:

  • Full Clean Driving License. (D1 Licence preferable)
  • Be a team player
  • Flexible with working hours and overtime


Information about the school

NWKAPS has been on a considerable and fast-paced journey Ofsted inspection, making exciting and positive strides forward which were recognised it our December 2019. We have an amazing team who are focused on providing the best outcomes for our students, promoting positive behaviour for learning and creating a high quality teaching environment.

Ofsted say that, ‘For many pupils, their time at North West Kent Alternative Provision Service (NWKAPS) is transformational.’ We strongly believe in this moral purpose and seek to continue to grow the exceptional team working to achieve this. With the right facilities and a well renowned SEND department, now is the time to come and work with us.

Once employed you’ll be given excellent support and training as we want to upskills the right candidate to ensure we have an excellent support team for our young people.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Suzanne Knott
  • Address:North West Kent Alternative Provision Service, The Westcourt Centre, Richmond Drive, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4DJ
  • Telephone: 01474 332897
  • Email: sknott@nwkaps.kent.sch.uk
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).