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Volunteer Minibus Driver

Leeds West Academy

Grade: Voluntary

Accountable to: Academy Business Manager

Leeds West Academy is an over-subscribed 11-18 school. Thriving in a state of the art building with stunning views over the River Aire, 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 West Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.

 

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 West 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) with Category D1 (car license obtained prior to 01/01/1997.

•     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.

 

Start Date: ASAP

 

For further information please visit www.leedswestacademy.org.uk or to apply, please complete the attached 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.
 

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