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Minibus Driver - Casual

Chatham Grammar, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-5429-29S
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:£10.70 per hour (plus holiday pay)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:14/02/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:tbc


The University of Kent Academies Trust are seeking to recruit enthusiastic individuals for the role of casual Minibus Driver to transport our students on a designated route on their journey to and from school. This is a relatively new service at Chatham Grammar but has already proven so popular with students and their families, that we have increased our services  


Our Drivers and Chaperones work on a rota between the hours of 7.00 – 9.30am for the morning school run and from 2.00 – 4.30pm for the afternoon school run. Hours will be worked on a casual basis and there will be negotiation and flexibility as to the days of the week you choose to work. Total hours worked per week varies according to availability of individuals but is not likely to exceed 20 hours per week 


Previous experience of driving a minibus of up to 17 seats is essential and you must have an appropriate (clean) driving license. Your driving license must be for manual vehicles and must have category D1. It is preferable that you have already undertaken Midas training however, we would be happy to facilitate this training for our successful applicants. 


You will need to demonstrate that you have a calm and friendly manner and a willingness to have a flexible approach to work. You will be pro-active and reliable and will be able to demonstrate attributes that will make you a role model to our young people. 

Information about the school

The University of Kent Academies Trust, which we call UKAT is a multi-academy trust with a supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic and forward-thinking leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people. We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers. It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good. Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.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).