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  • Closing date

    3 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,028.00 Annually (Actual) 10h per week, 39 weeks, Grade A. Actual salary £4948.60

Mini Bus Driver job summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Planning the daily route from the Academy to students’ home addresses

  • To perform daily safety checks of the minibus, including oil, water and other levels as necessary.

  • To ensure that the minibus is kept clean and tidy.

  • To make the necessary arrangements for the servicing of the vehicle at appropriate times.

  • To complete paperwork as required.

  • Attending meetings and training as required.

  • The postholder must at all times carry out his or her responsibilities with due regard to the Authority’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

  • Work at all times within the code of requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • The postholder must also undertake other duties appropriate to the grading of the post, as required.

Person Specification: Qualifications:

Basic literacy and numeracy

Safeguarding training is desirable

Experience (preferred but not essential):

  • Previous driving experience, D1 on license is essential

  • Experience of working with children

  • First aid certificate

Skills and Abilities:

  • Driving license with no more than three endorsement points and held for more than two years

  • A sound knowledge of theory and application of the Highway Code

  • Medically fit to drive

  • Able to floor the Trust’s safeguarding procedures and recognise when to report concerns

  • Effective communication skills

  • Able to maintain accurate written records

  • Able to carry out basic vehicle maintenance

Personal Qualities:

  • Self motivated with a positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Professional, tactful and sensitive

  • Patient, friendly and polite approach to work

  • Acceptance of different attitudes, working as part of a team

Commitment to safeguarding

Please refer to our safeguarding policy on the Athena Learning Trust website at:


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About Atlantic Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
263 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Atlantic Academy is part of the Athena Learning Trust alongside Altarnun Primary, Bideford College, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School.

Atlantic Academy opened in 2018 and is a growing 11 – 18 secondary school in the beautiful setting of the North Devon coast.

Atlantic Academy seeks to create a safe, caring, and supportive learning environment that allows for individual differences and learning styles to be celebrated. Each student’s confidence, resilience and enthusiasm for learning is fostered by positive relationships with fellow students, staff and our broader community.

The Atlantic Academy values are centred around wellbeing, respect, curiosity and adventure, and appreciating education and lifelong learning. We are proud of our school community, which we are looking to grow over the following years.

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