Driver At Inspired (Reddam)

Full Job Description

About Inspired Education:

Inspired Education is the leading global network of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 110 private institutions across six continents. By integrating proven educational practices from around the world, we provide over 85,000 students with a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. We are proud to be recognized as one of the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.

Inspired schools operate in over 25 countries, each uniquely developed and rooted in the vibrant cultures of their locations. Together, they form an international family of schools that nurtures each student’s academic and personal growth in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative environment.

By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you will work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world’s most desirable locations. We heavily invest in our team members, offering industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.

About Our School:

Reddam House Bedfordview is a premium co-educational private school situated near the prestigious Kensington Golf Course. We provide a balanced, holistic, and innovative learning experience that encourages students to realize their unique gifts, talents, and abilities in pursuit of academic excellence. Our school features two extensive campuses with phenomenal facilities for academics, sports, and the creative arts. The BCC Campus for ELS and Junior Preparatory students includes vibrant classrooms, spacious playgrounds, sports fields, cricket nets, and tennis courts.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable College English Teacher to join our team, promoting student success and responding to identified student needs through a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic and personal/social development for all students. This full-time role is set to commence in Term 1 of 2024.

Role Summary:

The driver is responsible for providing a safe and reliable bus service, transporting students to and from school, performing school-related errands, and transporting students to field trip locations. The driver will establish effective rapport with students and ensure all passengers follow Reddam House mandated procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obey all traffic laws.
  • Refrain from reporting to work or driving a bus under the influence of alcohol.
  • Arrive at the bus 15 minutes before departure from school or before a field trip.
  • Stay attentive to traffic and weather conditions, maintain schedule, and ensure passenger safety.
  • Ensure the bus is in good operating condition by testing brakes, tires, lights, and other components, completing the pre-trip inspection daily, and submitting it to the Estate Manager/Principal.
  • Travel with a fully charged cell phone.
  • Wash the bus inside and out twice a week, and sweep and empty bins daily.
  • Uphold a positive image of Reddam House through safe driving habits.
  • Wear the school-issued uniform identifying the driver as a school employee.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Prior experience driving a bus, preferably a school bus.
  • Ability to communicate well with students, staff, and parents.
  • Positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • A committed team player with the ability to take initiative.
  • Matric Graduation Certificate.
  • Code 10 Driver’s License.
  • Valid Public Driving Permit (PDP).
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

Safeguarding Statement:

Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be conducted before any appointment is confirmed.

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