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Minibus Driver



We are looking for an enthusiastic Minibus Driver to join our school at Sherrardswood School, in Welwyn, Hertfordshire.

The successful candidate will have the relevant licence and 3 years driving experience in order to drive the Mini-Bus in a safe manner and in compliance with highway regulations.  

About Sherrardswood School

Education here is a balance of many things. We strive to develop both the mind and body, balancing the needs of the individual with the needs of our community. We teach the importance of structure and self-discipline as the foundation for taking charge of one's own success, aiming to nurture and encourage the talents of every child through a flexible and broad curriculum. We achieve this in a friendly, yet purposeful learning environment, combining education with a variety of extracurricular activities and sports. Together, our pupils and staff enjoy a full and rewarding school life.

About the Position

This position will require you to drive the Mini-Bus Term-Time, Monday to Friday, 7am-9am and 4pm-6pm. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Drive in a safe manner and in compliance with highway regulations
  • Be responsible for the health and safety, comfort and welfare of both pupils and staff
  • Carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks, including fire precautions, ensuring vehicles are roadworthy
  • Maintain all vehicles in a clean, hygienic and tidy condition, both inside and outside, at all times
  • Work within health and safety guidelines as set out in the school Mini-bus Drivers’ Operating instructions
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team
About You

It is paramount that you hold a Full and Clean UK Driving Licence with D1 entitlement with at least three years driving experience. Other requirements and personal qualities include:

  • Over 25 (for insurance purposes)
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and within a team
  • Professional personal presentation and attire


Job Type: Part-time

Working Hours: 25 hours

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing Date: 10th December 2021

Start Date: Immediate Start

To find out more about this role, please read the Job Description.


How to Apply

To apply, please complete the Application Form and return it to


Sherrardswood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.