09 Jun, 2019

Mini Bus Driver

  • Alpha Nurseries Group
  • Downham Market, UK
Part time After school Care / Holiday Clubs

Job Details

Job Title: Mini Bus Driver in Downham Market, PE38 9SW.

Responsible to: Nursery Manager

Job Purpose: To operate the nursery mini bus

Term time only

Hours a week 12.5, 8-9am, 230-4pm with occasional over time supporting the after school room.

Alpha Nurseries Group encompasses Alpha Nurseries, ABC Day Nurseries and Alpha Community Nurseries with thirty – one settings from Kent all the way up to Rotherham. Each of our settings maintains its unique individuality whilst benefiting from the support of being part of a larger group. As a group we firmly believe that children grow and flourish best in environments that offer a safe, secure and nurturing base for children to learn and develop at their own rate. We provide a range of exciting and stimulating activities based on children's needs and interests to promote their on-going development.

We are looking for a Mini Bus Driver. We wish to recruit a well-presented, enthusiastic and caring individual to join our friendly and professional nursery team, who has a strong passion for developing outstanding childcare and children’s learning.

We cater for two schools- Hillcrest Primary and Denver Primary.

Main duties:

  • Ensure prompt attendance
  • To ensure that the minibus is kept clean and in good condition
  • Complete a daily visual inspection/checking of the tyres, lights, oil, water, fuel,
  • Ensure that any additional work required is communicated directly to the nursery manager/health and safety coordinator
  • To adhere to all Alpha Nurseries Group company policies and procedures
  • Be courteous and polite at all times
  • Ensure safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Drive the mini bus in compliance with all motoring laws
  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle usage
  • Refuel the vehicle when required
  • Undertake all other reasonable tasks as required to fulfil the role as minibus driver
  • To take the mini to is annual mot and service test
  • Occasional weekends for fundraising events may be required.


  • Hold a current, clean and valid driving licence D1 unrestricted or a PCV licence or D1 restricted (car licence obtained prior to 01/01/1997)
  • Geographical knowledge of the local area.
  • Competent to undertake vehicle checks and carry out basic maintenance.

Alpha Nurseries are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be offered subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS and children's barred list check.


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