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.
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.