Minibus Driver - St Thomas More Catholic School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
09/07/2020 23:59
Grade C - £18,426 (pro rata to part time and tto) - Fixed Term to start September for one year
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Thomas More Catholic School
Closing date:
9 Jul
Further Information

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust
Chairman of the Board of Directors: Mr M Gannon
Chief Executive Officer: Mr N Hurn

St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4BQ

School Minibus Driver

Fixed Term Contract - Part Time (10 Hours Per Week,) Term Time Only
Grade C, SCP 4
Salary £18,426 Full Time- (approximately £4,222.17 per annum pro rata to a term time only contract)

We are looking to appoint two minibus drivers on a job share basis to complete a school bus route both before school and after school. One post would be from approximately 6:45am to 8:45am, with the other being from approximately 3:30pm to 5:30pm. We are looking for someone who is flexible in their approach, and able to cover both shifts if required i.e to cover absence.
Our ideal candidate will have experience of driving a minibus, perhaps in a school setting. You may have knowledge of the Gateshead and Hexham area, although the route is already planned. Other than driving the minibus, you will be responsible for carrying out pre and post journey vehicle checks, keeping the vehicle clean and tidy, and assisting and supervising the students.
You must have a full, clean UK licence with a D1 (or D) entitlement.
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon
Head Teacher: Mr. J. Parkinson
St Thomas More Catholic School is a co-educational Catholic Academy which provides for the education needs of 11-18 year old pupils from the west of Gateshead L.A. Our school aims to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment within which students can attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to assist them in taking their place in the world outside school in a useful and fulfilling career, with a firm sense of Christian commitment. The school was awarded Teaching School status in 2011 and was described as “outstanding” in its October 2013 Ofsted inspection.

Application forms, job descriptions and further details may be obtained from the school website:
E-mail applications to:
Or call 0191 499 0111 for further information.

The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure.

Closing Date: Thursday 9th July 2020
Interview Date: TBC