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Permanent Driver

Job Title:

Permanent Driver Required

Number of Hours (numerical):

15 hours per week minimum

7:30am – 9:00am / 3:00pm – 4:30pm Monday to Friday term time only

plus additional overtime hours available through various local school trips

taking place daily.

Please insert TTO weeks (if applicable):

Term Time Only

Salary range – if pro rata

Please include this:

£11.98 - £12.59 per hour

Permanent or Fixed Term

inc end date:


Grade of post:

Grade 3


What is the Job role?

Sherbourne Fields is an outstanding all age special school for pupils with a broad spectrum of need including physical disabilities, medical conditions and learning needs. The school’s population is wide ranging and diverse, with 255 pupils from a rich mix of social and cultural backgrounds.  

We are looking to recruit a positive, patient and friendly driver to join our small team of dedicated drivers here at Sherbourne Fields.

As one of our permanent minibus drivers your role will be to transport pupils to and from school each day; making sure they are safe and secure throughout their journey. You will also be supported by a minibus Escort.   

Drivers must posses a D1 category license and have passed the City Council Defensive Drivers Assessment or be willing to undertake the assessment. You will also participate in the MiDAS training scheme ensuring you meet your legal Health and Safety responsibilities.

Please note; this post may suit a semi-retired person looking to take on some part time paid driving work within the local community.

  • You will need to be over 21 years of age and hold a full clean driving licence for a minimum of three years
  • Able to help pupils and young adults on and off minibuses and in and out of people carriers
  • Be flexible and patient in your approach
  • Have a caring nature and sensitive to others with additional need
  • Work as part of a team
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • A geographical knowledge of the City and surrounding area
  • Willing to participate in training

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education

(KCSIE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 Sept 22,

please note, an online search will form part of this recruitment







Closing date:

15th April 2024

Interview date:




Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of

children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share

this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to

undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.