Minibus Driver – Flexible Hours

Felsted School - Senior and Preparatory

Reference: MAY20223553
Salary: £6,254.26 Per Annum
Category: Operational Vacancies
Contract: Permanent - Variable Hours

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Starting salary of £6,254.26 per annum
Permanent | 16 hours per week | Term-time contract (34 weeks per year)

We are looking for a Minibus Driver to join our School’s Transport team at this ‘Excellent in every aspect’ rated day and boarding School in North Essex.

The role will transport pupils to and from the school at the beginning and end of the school day plus carry out regular maintenance checks on your assigned minibus. Due to the size and weight of the Schools’ minibus fleet, drivers must hold a full UK Driving Licence with the D1 entitlement, which will need to be evidenced as part of the recruitment checks.

The successful applicant will have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude towards work together with the ability to deliver excellent service to our students, parents and visitors. It is essential applicants demonstrate good interpersonal skills and are able to work well both independently and within a team.

This is a permanent role working term-time only (34 weeks per year). The working hours are 16 per week on a flexible basis between Monday to Friday from 6:15am to 8:30am and 5:15pm to 7:30pm, and Saturdays from 6:15am to 8:30am, to be agreed in advance with the Transport Manager.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free breakfast; free hot drinks supplied; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 23 May 2022 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Posted on: Mon May 09 2022 Closing on: May 23, 2022

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More about Felsted School
Address: Felsted School, Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL
Telephone: +44 (0) 1371 822600
Type: Independent
Age Group: 3 - 19 years