52 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    9 September 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£12.21 Hourly

Minibus Driver - Zero Hours/Casual Contract job summary

Minibus Driver - Zero Hours/Casual Contract

Job Type: Zero hours contract Hourly Salary £12.21 (SCP5-6)

Term time only

Start date: September 2024

Green Meadows Academy, part of the Wellspring Academy Trust, is a generic special school based on two sites and 4 partnerships - Green Meadows Primary and Green Meadows Secondary are both based in Guiseley.

Purpose of the Post

We are looking for a highly competent and conscientious driver to join our team on a casual basis to support our children on local days out, college days and trips. You will need to be flexible and adaptable, a good communicator, cheerful and calm. The successful applicant will need to be reliable with good timekeeping skills and available during the week, term time only. All visits/students are supervised by our fully trained staff. If you want to make a difference to some of the most vulnerable learners in Leeds, please complete our application form.

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Transport pupils, groups of pupils and staff according to a set daily schedule and throughout the school day

  • Communicate effectively with children and adults to establish and maintain good working relationships to support children.

  • Operate school vehicles in a safe and efficient way in line with all relevant laws, legislation, policies and procedures including, for example:

    • Performing daily safety checks

    • Ensuring vehicles are safely and securely stored

    • Ensuring any necessary repairs/concerns are reported

    • Cleaning and valeting the vehicles

    • Refuelling vehicles

    • Reporting issues in a timely manner so they can be rectified promptly

    Responsible to: Pastoral Team Leader

    Employee Supervision: None

    What you'll need to succeed:

    • Must hold a clean full UK Driving Licence.

    • Must have a minimum of 3 years driving experience and previous experience in a driver role

    • MIDAS Minibus training (or willingness to undertake). You must have category D1 on your licence

    • Ability to understand the needs of students with special educational needs

    • Good time keeping skills

    • Reliable and conscientious

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About Green Meadows Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
218 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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