Minibus Driver

Job advert

Manor House School minibus drivers are responsible for the safety, comfort and welfare of the pupils using the vehicle.  They provide a high standard of pupil care and act in a courteous manner when undertaking any duties on behalf of the School.

We are currently looking for a morning driver to run our new bus route to and from Dorking.

Hours would be 7.30-8.30am Monday to Friday term time only.

  • Provide safe and responsible transportation of pupils using a Manor House School Minibus.
  • Check the vehicle before each use and report any faults immediately to the Facilities Manager.
  • Ensure a booster seat is provided, when required, before transporting pupil.
  • Ensure all doors are secure before embarking on journey.
  • Keeping the minibus clean and all equipment in good working order
  • Refuel vehicle when necessary.
  • Reporting any behaviour which is unsafe to the Facilities Manager or Director of Finance and Operations.
  • Maintaining the image of the School by wearing a clean uniform in good condition.
  • If destination is not Manor House School ensure the pupils are delivered to a responsible adult connected to the School.
  • Work within the Health & Safety guidelines of the School and willing to be trained further if requested.
  • Undertake the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme if requested.
  • Any associated duties to be carried out if requested by Facilities Manager.


​We are looking for the following enthusiastic drivers who can show or demonstrate the following;

  • Clean and valid driving licence with D1 unrestricted, PVC or D1 restricted (obtained before 1997)
  • All Drivers need to be over 21, with at least 2 years’ experience, for statutory legislation
  • Competent with maintaining records
  • Experience of driving a minibus
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the school environment and outside
  • Polite, pleasant and patient manner
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Flexible attitude if cover is needed
  • Sensitive to user needs
  • Geographical knowledge of Surrey and surrounding areas
  • Basic maintenance of the minibus if required

For further information and an application form please contact the HR department on or Miss Rose on 01372 455361.