Careers

Part Time Bus and Coach Drivers 

Schooldays Only, Weekend Work Available

We are currently seeking bus drivers for morning and afternoon school runs in the Swale and Ashford areas. Work a few hours in the morning and a few in the afternoon, and have the middle part of the day and school holidays at your leisure. Enjoy having regular a regular job with familiarity and stability.

Optional weekend work is available, including rail replacement services, coach hire and various other duties. Apply Now

Our bus drivers work set rotas with no late nights and reduced weekend working. Our routes are generally rural and much more enjoyable than driving in some other parts of the world! 

Applicants must have PCV licence with either category D (full size) or category D1 (minibus only) and full Driver CPC.

Part Time Minibus Drivers

Do you want a driving job and have what it takes to work with children with mobility or educational needs? Don’t want the hassle of a full-time job?

If you don’t current have a PCV licence or D1 we can provide training for the right candidate. All you need is a manual car licence to get started, and we pay you while you train. 

  • Earn over £8,000 per year tax free and get weekends and school holidays off.
  • Must be prepared to work roughly 0700-0930 and 1430-1700 during school terms with the middle part of the day off.
  • Optional extra work available outside of these hours.
  • A Swale Hackney Licence would be an advantage but not essential as these can be arranged.
  • DBS check required but this will be arranged if you don't have one.
  • Rate of pay is £7.50ph while training, increasing once you are on the road. 
Just fill in the online application form and we will arrange an interview and test drive. Alternatively fill in the paper application form and return it to us.


Trainee Bus and Coach Drivers

Are you looking for a new challenge?

As a family-run business based in Sittingbourne, Kent, we know the value of employing good people. We are currently looking for a number of customer focused individuals to be trained as bus and coach drivers. If you have experience of working with the public, can deliver a high level of customer service and enjoy driving then we want to hear from you. Apply Now

Chalkwell operate a large number of coaches to UK and Europe, local bus services, London commuter coaches and local school services in and around Sittingbourne.

We can offer a range of contracts giving flexibility for those returning to work, or those who are looking for a new challenge and a change in career.

Who we are looking for:

  • Smart, professional people (who are 21 or over) with outstanding customer service skills and a real sense of responsibility.
  • Have full UK or EC manual car licence, with two years driving experience and no more than 3 points on your licence
  • No criminal convictions

You should be:

  • A confident person with good customer service skills who enjoys working and dealing with people
  • An excellent driver - you must drive regularly in varied environments and at different times of the day
  • Enthusiastic and flexible in your approach to work
  • Be prepared to work a mixture of days

Training will be provided in house and all candidates will be guaranteed a full time job with us when they have completed their training and qualified.