Driver Training Instructor


Job Details


Stewarts Reading - Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£30,000 per annum

Closing Date

25/01/2022 12:00

Join us on the Journey...

National Express Transport Solutions have a fantastic opportunity to join our Training Team as a Driver Training Instructor, based in Reading at Stewarts Coaches. You will support new and existing drivers’ development through delivery of courses and other training support. 

Primarily you will be delivering training to trainee coach drivers, supporting them to obtain their Category D Licence in order to be successful Coach Drivers for NETS across the South and South East Regions. 

Due to our increasing training needs, this will form part of a remote training team based in Reading, primarliy looking after three brands in the area, Stewarts Coaches, Mortons Travel and Clarkes of London, Heathrow. 

We are looking for a safety minded individual who has a flexible attitude towards working hours and working style, taking ownership and responsibility for delivering all aspects of the licence acquisition and skills training for the NETS Operations. You’ll work with the team and assist management with all driver programs to ensure all schedules and calendars meet customer requirements and maximise all available resources and technology.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday - Friday 0800-1700 (some weekends may be required for events)

What you'll do...

  • Work within the driver development team delivering a variety of courses and training 
  • Development interventions to trainee and existing drivers
  • Effectively deliver training in compliance with legislation and internal standards, providing role model performance in respect of adherence to policies and procedures at all times
  • Maintain standards for all candidates whether internal or external
  • Work safely at all times, complying with safe systems of work and ensuring trainee’s do the same
  • You will be required to travel across all brands within National Express Transport Solutions 

What you’ll need…

  • Hold a valid UK PCV Licence for a minimum of 3 years
  • Experience in PCV driver instruction training 
  • 5.7 RoSPA Gold qualification is desirable 
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • To be organised, flexible and adaptable 
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and ability to solve problems on own initiative

What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:

  • Free nationwide National Express coach travel for you, and 50% off for up to 4 family members!
  • Endless opportunities for progression within the business
  • Company pension 
  • Paid annual leave
  • A variety of deals and discounts via NX online portal including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • To reward you for your dedication, we offer fantastic long service awards at key milestones



Your place in our world

Training Manager
Driver Training Instructor