Academy/TeamShenley Academy
Working hoursPart time
SalarySCP 3 £6,491 pa £9.36 per hour
Closing date24/01/2020 12:00 pm


Minibus Driver, 3 hours per day

8.30am – 11.30am term time only (temporary post)

SCP 3  £6,491 pa £9.36 per hour

 We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Casual Minibus Driver

 Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know they even exist yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.

At Shenley E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational staff.

How can you help to inspire our pupils?

We are seeking to appoint a Minibus Driver to support student attendance.

The successful post holder will primarily drive a school minibus during the school day 8.30am – 11.30am. The successful applicant will ideally hold a clean full D1 (or D) eligible Driving Licence and preferably have successfully completed a MIDAS driver training qualification or be willing to undergo the relevant training. . The hours will be agreed in advance. The position will suit someone whose availability is flexible.  The role is casual and you will be paid by the hour for the hours that you work, you will not be paid through the holidays.

You will need to perform inspections of the bus before and after each route, ensure safety of all students, and knowledge of local area is preferred. Successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced DBS.

For a full Job description of the role please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Our academy

A forward-thinking 11-18 academy set in a 37-acre site in Birmingham. We aim to provide the very best education to give our students the brightest possible future.

 Come and join our team

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning programme in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme – we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee benefits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.


A great place to work and live

The largest British city after London, Birmingham is also home to seven E-A C T academies.

A city of great diversity, culture, history, art and design and with HS2 in development, London will soon be just 49 minutes away.

How to apply

 The closing date for applications is Friday 24th January 2020

Interviews: TBC

 Completed applications to be sent to:


Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

See our annual report here

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.