Minibus Driver - 1 year Fixed Term Contract

The Deanes, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC5424-109 Position Type: School and Child Safety Pay Range: Essex LG Pay Band 3 Point 4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 16/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/c 26 April 2021  

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Role: Minibus Driver

Actual Salary: £5,217

Contract: Fixed term for 1 Year

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date for applications:16 April 2021

Interviews: w/c 26 April 2021

We seek to appoint a minibus driver from April 2021, so that we are able to collect students each day at allotted times from designated pick-up points in Southend-on Sea and Leigh-on-Sea each morning and to take the students back to the pick-up point at the end of the school day. This role is contracted at 12 hours per week, however there may be other driving opportunities on an ad hoc basis.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more detail.

Completed application forms and any enquiries should be directed to the Headteacher's PA, Mrs V Ashcroft, either by email to or by post to The Deanes, Daws Heath Road,Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex SS7 2TD

Information about the School

The Deanes is a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community. We aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards. Our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority. All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs.

The Deanes is well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport. We are situated within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London. There is also ample car parking onsite.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs V Ashcroft
Daws Heath Road
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2TD
Telephone: 01268 773545