Minibus Driver

St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6HN

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    28 October 2022 at 2:44pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

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£8,766-£9,120 Actual Salary

Minibus Driver job summary

Minibus Driver

Employer: St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Location:    St Paul’s Catholic School, Evington, Leicester

Grade:         Band 2 Points 3-5 £18,887 - £19,650 per annum full time equivalent – actual salary £8,776 - £9,120

Contract Type: Term time (39 weeks) 20 Hours (Monday to Friday to 7.00am to 9.00am & 15.00 – 17.00pm)

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: 0900 Monday 31st October 2022

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Start Date: ASAP

St Paul’s is seeking to appoint a Minibus Driver . The successful candidate will enjoy the support and collaboration of a very supportive well established team.

St Paul’s is a thriving and successful 11-18 Catholic School, with 1140 students from a variety of backgrounds and faiths. It was judged good at its last inspection with Sixth form being outstanding. St Paul’s is ambitious for its students and staff and the school has continued to improve in all areas since the 2018 inspection. Ofsted described the school as “inclusive and caring” and students as “polite, caring and helpful.”

Main Purpose:

To drive the School minibus in a responsible and competent manner, ensuring the safety of the passengers, other road users, members of the public and yourself at all times.

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving school vehicle.
  • Responsible for the safety, comfort and welfare of the children.
  • Carry out driver’s daily and weekly vehicle checks, and to carry out basic maintenance.
  • Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents and accidents.
  • Be responsible for the cleanliness of vehicles, inside and out and ensuring the vehicle is in a clean and roadworthy condition before and after use.
  • Refuel vehicles as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle usage.
  • Maintain accurate records of the children using the service each day.
  • Maintain and help to promote a good school image, working attire should be worn at all times and kept in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and other guidelines that may be issued from time-to-time.
  • Work within the constraints and guidelines as set out in the school handbook.
  • To undertake any other associated duties as required by the Site Manager / Operations Manager / Headteacher / Principal.
  • Plan alternative road routes to and from school when necessary and keeping parents informed of any changes.

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to be part of a warm inclusive community
  • A respectful and ethical working environment with a supportive culture
  • A belief and commitment to work life balance for all staff
  • Membership of the Medicash health care scheme
  • Employer pension contributions of over 20%
  • Nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay
  • Access to our Electric Car Scheme

Application Process

To apply for this post please complete the application via the Trust Vacancies pagehttps://www.aquinas-cmat.org/vacancies/by the closing date of9:00am 31st October 2022.Interview date to be confirmed.

The interview process will include opportunities to see the school, but should you wish to visit prior to application please contact Helen Oliver, PA to the Principalholiver@st-pauls.leicester.sch.uk

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

The Trust will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

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About St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1143 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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At St Paul’s Catholic School you will find us to be a warm inclusive community where we are inspired and motivated by the words of the prophet Micah and the words of our school prayer; “Act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with your God.”

We are one of 22 schools who all belong to the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We are bound together by the Trust mission to “prepare all our young people for a wholesome, fulfilling and active life in the future making a valuable contribution to society.” We are committed to the education of the whole person and look to foster each student’s gifts and talents whatever they may be.

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