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Bus Escort Ref: DON/18/0704

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, LEARNING & OPPORTUNITIES: CYP
Based at: Coppice School
Salary details: Living Wage, £8.75 per hour 
Job details: 11.25 Hours, Term Time Only, Permanent
Closing date: 21 November 2018
Interview date:
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Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only, mornings only, 11.25 hrs weekly

We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors. 

The Pupil Support and Passenger Transport Team arrange and monitor transport for children and adults to schools and day centres across the Doncaster borough.  We are looking to appoint a bus escort to ensure the safety of children travelling to Coppice School in Hatfield.  It is essential that the successful candidate has good communication skills, experience being responsible for children and able to form good relationships with children, parents and school staff.

First aid training and knowledge of movement and handling would be desirable as would previous experience of working with children, particularly children with behavioural and/or additional needs. 

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. 

Shortlisting Week commencing 26th November 2018 and Interviews week commencing 3rd December 2018

For further details or an informal chat please contact: Samantha Scott, Tel: 01302 737235, email  

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.