Minibus Driver

Location:The Workplace
Type of Position:Minibus Driver
Salary:Pro-rata starting salary from £13,579 p.a.
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 12 noon, Thursday 19th May 2022

Minibus Driver 
Permanent, Term Time Only 
30 hours per week 
39 weeks worked and 46 weeks paid per year
Single Status Grade 4
(current FTE value £18,264 - £19,650)
TTO, 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 discuss at interview and agreed on appointment)

The Workplace is a 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 provides 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-on-Sea. 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 and 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 please visit the school's profile page by clicking here.

For an application pack, please visit the document section at the bottom of this page, to download the application form and job description. 

The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Thursday 19th May 2022

Please send completed applications to

If you have any queries about the role please email FAO Matt Jacobs, Acting Principal, via  

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.

Page Downloads Date  
Minibus Driver JD PS 22nd May 2020 Download
SABDEN Support Staff Application Form 18th Sep 2020 Download

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