King James I Academy will reopen for teaching on Wednesday 4th September.

A Level Results Day: Thursday 15 August from 7.30am

GCSE Results Day: Thursday 22 August from 9.30am

Support Staff Vacancies

Mini-Bus Driver (2 Vacancies)

10-16 Hours per week (To be confirmed)

£9.36 per hour (Term-Time)

Required: September 2019


Headteacher: Mr N Grieveson BA NPQH

Number on Roll: 843 (including 120 Sixth Form)

Mini-Bus Driver:                                                                                                              

10-16 Hours per week / Term Time only 

Must be at least 21 years old

£9.36 per hour

Full clean driving licence (essential)

D1 entitlement


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well organised and conscientious Mini-Bus Driver. 

You will be responsible for transport operation to enable students from surrounding areas to access education within the school.

We are seeking someone who possesses:

  • A full clean Driving Licence (essential) with D1 entitlement.
  • Experience in the application of Health and Safety legislation.
  • The ability to be flexible and respond to changing priorities.
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own and be able to prioritise own work load.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to other school staff.

This is an exciting time to join King James I Academy as we continue on our journey to excellence and work together in our state-of-the-art new buildings. 

Closing Date: Friday 19th July 2019 (Mid-Day)

Shortlisting Date: Monday 22nd July 2019

Interview Date: Thursday 25th July 2019

Please ring or email the Academy for an application pack on 01388 603388 or at, or complete the online version of the application form located on our website (

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children.  All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people.  Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and a successful DBS check.

King James I Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Mini-Bus Driver Advert.doc

Transport Operative JD [Mini Bus].doc

Generic application form Mar 19.docx

Criminal record declaration form - exempt from ROA 2019.docx

Application Form Guidance Notes 2019.doc