We're Stagecoach in Cumbria & North Lancashire, part of Stagecoach UK Bus - the largest Bus Operator in the UK. We're proud to be part of a local community; from Barrow to Carlisle and across Cumbria, as well as North Lancashire from Lancaster to Preston and Blackpool, our customer's journey our main priority. With over 30 years' experience as a bus industry leader, we know what our customers want from us and strive every day to deliver the best possible service for them. That's where you come in. Our people are Stagecoach; the foundation of our success. So, if you can bring passion, personality and professionalism, we'll help you get started on your journey with Stagecoach. As the face of Stagecoach, your job is to ensure a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey for our customers. We're looking for people with great customer service and excellent people skills. If you think you fit the bill, we'll provide all the training you need to be a first class bus driver. Job Purpose: We are looking for friendly, flexible & reliable people, who enjoy engaging with the public, working on their own initiative and will enjoy being part of a friendly and dedicated team. As a School Bus Driver you will be required to operate a journey to school in the morning and then the return journey in the afternoon. This will typically involve a total of 4-5 hours of work per day in a split shift during term-time. There are opportunities for normal bus service work during school holidays if desired. Duties & responsibilities: Engaging with customers, making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey with us Ensuring the vehicle is driven safely at all times and to the high company standards attained during the paid training period. Training & qualifications: Full, paid training to PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence standard will be provided, including: Tuition to pass modules 2, 3 and 4 of the PCV Driving Test Vehicle and route familiarisation. Ticket machine and ticket type training. Introduction to company systems, procedures and policies. Once you have passed through all the formalised training elements you will work with an experienced colleague who will support you in your early days as you settle in to your new role. We even provide ongoing training to help you excel in your role and ensure you maintain your Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)! Other information The Company offers an attractive remuneration package, including four weeks annual leave, a smart uniform, free local bus travel for employees and their spouses/partners and great pension benefits.