Published
June 17, 2022
Location
Job Type
Short Summary
Peninsula East Primary Academy has a vacancy for a Minibus Driver to join their vibrant academy as soon as possible.
Salary
Actual salary £3,167 per annum (£18,887 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
7.5 hours per week, Term Time only
Closing Date
July 04, 2022

Description

About the role: Are you looking for a great part-time opportunity in the Hoo Peninsula? Are you keen to offer your time in the afternoons for our pupils, ensuring they have a safe journey home from school? Are you retired or looking for a few hours of work per week? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! ​​​​​​​

Peninsula East Primary Academy has a vacancy for a Minibus Driver to join their vibrant academy as soon as possible. The appointed candidate will be will be responsible for supporting the academy with school runs, transporting students and very occasional school trips. A flexible approach to this key role is essential - plus a friendly and personable demeanour!​​​​​​​

This basis of this role is fixed term until July 2023 and offers an actual salary of £3,167 per annum (£18,887 full time equivalent) based on 7.5 hours per week (2.45pm - 4.15pm, Monday - Friday), Term Time only.

​​​​​​Working with us: Peninsula East Primary Academy is a small 1 form entry primary school in the beautiful village of Allhallows. We have at the core of our ethos the pursuit of the highest standards possible in education and we want to develop our pupils as well-rounded individuals and lifelong learners. We believe in high expectations, high aspirations, high motivation and high achievement for all. Our curriculum is tailored to each child as an individual and our pupils are highly engaged learners.

We use the framework of the International Baccalaureate to deliver the National Curriculum and we are now an official IB World school. As part of this, we are able to link with other IB schools within the UK and abroad. We focus on developing the learner profile attributes, which encompass the skills needed to ensure our children become confident and successful global citizens. We aim to build a community underpinned by international mindfulness, traditional values and social justice in which all members are equally valued. We are committed to ensuring the very best for our children in order for them to play a significant part in society and for them to be ready for secondary school and beyond.

We work closely within our community, having developed links with Haven holiday park, Slough Fort and Allhallows Church. We are also lucky to have extensive outdoor grounds as well as a Nursery provision. We are proud of our digital strategy with all of our children in Key stage 2 having access to a one to one device to further enhance their learning experiences.

View our website, to find out more about Peninsula East Primary Academy.
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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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