Job Description

St Mary’s Independent School is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Minibus Driver to drive the school minibus as part of a daily service by collecting St Mary’s pupils from designated pick-up points in the morning and then returning them to the same point at the end of the school day.

In addition to providing an excellent service and maintaining our high standards, the successful candidate must be reliable, approachable and able to work on their own initiative. It is essential that the appointed person has a full driving licence with a D1 entitlement (or be willing to undertake D1 training before starting in September 2024) and must pass the Minibus (MiDAS) one-day driving assessment before transporting students.

St Mary’s is a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years, a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation. St Mary’s is proud of its excellent customer service and expects all staff to maintain its high standards as well as participating in the life of the school.

For more information about the role, please email or telephone Molly Terry, HR & Compliance Officer on 01206 572544

To apply, please download and complete the Application form at the bottom of the Vacancies page, and return it to the school as a scan by email, or by post For the Attention of M Terry, HR & Compliance Officer, St Mary’s School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3RB.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.