Minibus Driver

  • Great Bedwyn CE Primary School
  • Marlborough

Minibus Driver

Job advert



Minibus Driver – Casual & Part Time


We are seeking to appoint a pool of 'drivers' to cover staff absences.   You will play an integral part of the school’s operation helping to ensure that pupils are picked up and dropped off during the school minibus service runs. Driving experience in similar roles would be an advantage but not a necessity, as MIDAS training will be given. You must have a clean driving licence.


You will be a proven team player, have excellent communication skills, with children in particular, and be prepared to use initiative on occasions. Training will be provided.


Times of Work When Required: 8am – 9am and 3pm – 4pm (term time only) to arrive 5/10 mins before each session to carry out mandatory checks.  We would consider a job share or alternatively working only mornings or afternoons to suit.


Salary:                                Grade D Point 14              £  9:16   / hour

Weeks Paid:                       44.48 weeks/year            inc. annual leave and bank holidays (38 working weeks)

Start Date:                          As soon as possible


Appointment will be subject to:


Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS),

Two satisfactory references

Proof you have the right to work in the UK and

Satisfactory completion of MIDAS training.


If you are interested in this position and would like to find our more, please do contact the school office for more information.


Please apply on line or to discuss further please contact the school office by:


Tel:      01672 870482


Application Forms are also available from the officeAn opportunity may also be available to work within other local Excalibur Academy Trust Schools as a driver.



Job Description

Duties will include:

  • Providing cover when necessary, for driving a school minibus on the pick up / drop off routes.
  • Ensure safety of children when they embark, are on board, and when they disembark the vehicle.
  • Daily inspection of vehicle to ensure Health and Safety requirements are in place.
  • Minor maintenance and cleaning of vehicles (if required).
  • Security of the vehicle.
  • Adhere to school minibus driving policy.


Person Specification

  • You will have a range of experience and /or training in most of the following:
  • You will display good communication skills with children of all ages and all adults.
  • Driving mini buses – MIDAS trained will be an advantage but this training will be arranged for the right candidate if not already held.
  • Working alone and with children.
  • Minor daily maintenance of vehicles (if necessary).
  • Applicants will need to have a D, D1 or D1(101) category on their current driving license.