01787 472134

We currently have a vacancy for a:

School Car Driver                                                                  

The Role:

  • With the support of the School Car Chaperone – to drive a maximum of seven pupils to and from school in the school car every morning and afternoon
  • To make sure that the school car (which is a 9 seater Ford Transit [2198cc]) is clean inside and out
  • To carry out very basic pre-driving checks on the car every day
  • To assist with school events from time to time

Hours of Work:

  • Part Time – Term Time only plus up to six days per annum
  • 06.50am to 08.50am and 15.50pm to 17.50pm (applications for morning only or afternoon only journeys will be considered). Finish times may vary depending on traffic conditions
  • Occasional additional hours as and when required for which overtime will be paid


  • Applicants must be at least 25 years old (essential)
  • Experience of working with children or young people (desirable)
  • Experience of driving passenger carrying vehicles (desirable)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current road safety legislation and an up to date knowledge of the current highway code (essential)
  • Basic computer literacy and ability to communicate via emails and/or text messages (desirable)

Qualifications / Training / Education

  • To have held a British Driving Licence for at least 24 months (essential)
  • Good general standard of education (essential)


£6,225.00 per annum

Closing date for applications: 27th April 2018

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 30th April 2018

Mrs Corinne Walker

PA to the Headmaster

St Margaret’s Preparatory School

Gosfield Hall Park





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