WPT Minibus Driver

Job Vacancy

Minibus Driver

Permanent, 37 hours per week, term time only + all INSET days

WPT Band 3 £19,264 – £20,043 (£16,893 – £17,576 pro rata)

As soon as possible


wickersley partnership trust

monday 27th june 2022 (noon)

About us

At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.

Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.

About the role

We are recruiting a Minibus Driver to operate as part of our central team of drivers responsible for the punctual and safe transportation of students. This includes home to school transport, educational visits and sports events.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring our children and staff are transported safely
  • Keeping the interior and exterior of the vehicle in a clean and tidy condition
  • Daily maintenance of the vehicle e.g. checks on fuel and oil levels, lights and tyres

In addition to providing an excellent service and maintaining our high standards, the successful candidate must be reliable, approachable and able to work on their own initiative.

It is essential that you have a full clean Driving Licence, to include category D1. Experience of driving a minibus for a school environment is desirable.

Please visit our new recruitment website to apply.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.