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Minibus Driver

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Tuesday 28 June 2022, Midday 

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Workplace Alternative Provision Free School as part of The Sabden Multi Academy Trust 
Down Road
East Sussex
BN25 4BA

Phone:      01323 691000
Email:       recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:   www.sabden.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Minibus Driver  - The Workplace 

Permanent, Term Time Only, Part-Time
30 hours per week
39 weeks worked and 46 weeks paid per year
Single Status Grade 4
(current value, at FTE, £18,933-£19,312)
Pro-rata starting salary from £13,579 p.a.
Proposed working pattern: 07.45am-09.45am and 3pm-5pm - Monday to Friday (working pattern to be discussed at interview and agreed on appointment)

Please note we do not accept CVs. For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies.

The Workplace is a brand new aspirational and innovative Alternative Provision Free School in East Sussex for pupils in years 9 to 11, which opened in September 2020. The Workplace provide education that is industry-driven, rigorous in quality, based on partnerships and focussed on enterprise. It will offer pupils a strong basis of Maths, English, Science and IT alongside quality provision in one of six vocational areas (Hairdressing & Barbering, Hospitality & Catering, Construction, Automotive, Sports & Fitness and Arts & Creativity).

Pupils who access The Workplace will be identified as at being at risk of disengagement and exclusion from their commissioning school. We have high expectations of pupils via Workplace standards, to suitably prepare them for post-16 and the wider world of work. Staff will work with employers across industry to ensure that classroom practice replicates the world of work and ensure pupils develop relevant skills and knowledge.

The Role: Minibus Driver, to provide safe, effective transport for students to/from designated pick points across East Sussex to enable pupils to attend The Workplace in Bexhill. Required to start data as soon as possible.

You Are: A personable and well-organised individual with driving experience and a commitment to safe working practices and basic knowledge of health and safety.  You will be able to maintain clear records and work effectively individually or as part of a wider team. 

The Workplace is part of The SABDEN Multi-Academy Trust, a group of Outstanding & Good Special Schools and Alternative Provision in East Sussex. SABDEN is a supportive employer committed to high quality staff development and creating a warm, caring, supportive environment in which pupils and staff feel safe.

To find out more about the Trust and The Workplace, please visit SABDEN's website here: www.sabden.org.uk.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies.

The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 28th June 2022.

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk. 

If you have any queries about the role please email FAO Matt Jacobs, Acting Principal, via Office.WP@sabden.org.uk.  

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/24966

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,933 to £19,312

  • Closing date
  • 28 June 2022

  • Organisation
  • The Workplace

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education