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Arriva in the Midlands

Driving Instructor



Arriva Midlands & Shires is one of the largest bus operators working across the Midlands area.  We have over 500 buses and over 1900 employees in the Midlands area alone and our vision is to be recognised as the leading transport service provider. 



We are looking to recruit a Full Time Driving Instructor to join the Cannock Driving Instructor School team.  We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who have the drive and ambition to support the local Driving School team in achieving their local plans and driving the business to greater success. 


Relationships with local stakeholders and external bodies will be vital to the role as will a flair for achieving performance excellence.


Reporting directly to the Senior Instructor, you will be responsible for the delivery of the training and assessing of new or existing drivers, by ensuring that all learning and development is performance driven, responsive to business need and contributes to sustainable improvements in organisational performance


To support the Arriva brand vision and growth strategy, the successful candidate will need to: -


  • Be highly motivated
  • Have excellent communication skills,
  • Have the ability to engage individuals in a positive and reassuring manner.
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft packages, e.g. Word, Excel and Powerpoint and have report writing skills
  • Be competent in giving feedback to individuals in a developmental context



In return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme and concessionary travel.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply in writing with CV and covering letter, confirming which role you are applying for and the reference:

Learning & Development Manager, Arriva Midlands Head Office, 4 Westmoreland Avenue, Thurmaston, Leicester, LE4 8PH

Closing Date: Fri 16 March, 2018

Reference Number: CK-DI-0218

Arriva is committed to diversity.  If you’re good, you’re welcome.


Arriva Midlands of 4 Westmoreland Avenue, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 8PH is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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