Minibus Drivers

Minibus Driver
TPAT Point 3
Closing Date: 12 midnight on Thursday 29th February 2024
Proposed Interview Date: TBC

St Ives School is seeking to appoint part-time and casual minibus drivers. As a casual minibus driver, you would support our staff on school trips and activities either during the school day or occasionally after school or at the weekend with sporting activities or visits.

We are also looking to recruit part-time drivers who would be able to work in the morning and/or after school to assist with transporting students to and from school from outlying areas to ensure students arrive at school on time for the school day and transport students home again at the end of the day. This would potentially be between 7.30am – 8.45am and then again from 3.15pm – 5.15pm term-time only.

The successful applicants must have a D1 or PCV entitlement, undertake an enhanced criminal record check and ideally have experience of driving children/young people. You will be required to complete the MIDAS training (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme).

Applicants should have excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure; have a good knowledge of the local area and be competent in basic vehicle checks and maintenance. You will also need to be flexible and have an enthusiasm for working with children.

To find out more about St Ives School, please visit:

To discuss this position please contact the Office Manager:



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Please email your completed application form and equality & diversity monitoring form by the closing date to:


Please note that successful candidates will be informed via email.


Truro and Penwith Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance and full reference checks with previous employers.