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Volunteer Minibus Driver

Leeds East Academy

Grade: Voluntary

Accountable to: Academy Business Manager

Leeds East Academy is an over-subscribed 11-16 rapidly improved Academy that has recently achieved the title of most improved school in Yorkshire and the fourth most improved school in the country. Our Academy is committed to delivering an outstanding education to each and every one of our students. We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. Our vision at Leeds East Academy is clear to secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

 

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to drive our school minibus. The health and safety, comfort and welfare of our pupils will be your responsibility whilst being collected and taken to school. Your main responsibility will be collecting students from home.

 

Role:

  • Drive the Leeds East Academy mini-bus in a responsible and safe manner.

  • Supervise students to and from school.

  • Responsible for health and safety, comfort and welfare of pupils.

  • Reporting any vehicle faults, incidents or accidents to the school.

  • Ensure the vehicle is clean before and after use.

  • Refueling the vehicle as required.

  • Attending any relevant training courses as identified and agreed.

 

Person Specification:

 

  • Clean driving license (held for at least 2 years).

  • Geographical knowledge of the local area.

  • Ideally have experience driving a large vehicle.

  • Pleasant, patient and helpful personality.

  • An ability to communicate with a range of different people.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Reliable and trustworthy

  • Flexible approach to working arrangements

  • Good organisational skills and timekeeping.

  • Enjoy working in a school environment.

 

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

 

We're securing our vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.

 

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The Trust employs almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.


We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group.  Other members of the group include Leeds College of Music, Keighley College and Harrogate College.   Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies.  They also share our vision of creating a truly outstanding Trust.

 

Start Date: ASAP

 

For more information, please visit our website at www.leedseastacademy.org.uk .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.  Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

 

The Governors and Executive Principal of Leeds West Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and ensuring that safer recruiting procedures are in place. All appointments are subject to a DBS Check.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE REQUIREMENT TO ATTACH YOUR APPLICATION FORM AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT TO YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM WHEN EMAILING YOUR APPLICATION TO US.
 

Volunteer Minibus Driver - Application Pack

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