Bikeability Instructor

Active Tameside requires eleven national standard instructors to work on the Bikeability programme from April 20th 2020 until 23rd July 2020 (term time only). The working hours will be twenty hours per week for instructor role and 24 hours a week for van driver/instructor role. Usually the working week would be Monday – Thursday and, when required, occasional Fridays

Bikeability is ‘cycling proficiency’ for the 21st century, designed to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today’s roads.

The main functions of the roles are to work closely with the Senior Instructors and the Bikeability Officer to deliver high quality, practical training within the school premises and on a trafficked road environment. The scheme delivers road safety training at Bikeability level 1 & 2 to Tameside primary schools.

All candidates must be available to work Monday – Friday from 9.00am – 3.15pm.

Successful candidates will be put on the National Standard instructor course to be held at Active Ken Ward on 16th March, 17th March, 18th March, 19th March, 20th March 2020: 9.00am – 5.00pm. This is compulsory training for the role holder.

Once qualified you will be placed with experienced instructors to deliver the programme within local primary schools. Active Tameside will pay successful applicants to pass the National Standard instructor training course but you will not be paid an hourly rate to take part in the course.

Ideally candidates should have some experience of working with primary school aged children and be confident bike riders themselves, you must also possess good organisational and communication skills.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Mike Jones, Scheme Coordinator, on 07854 772412.

Active Tameside is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and it is expected that all applicants will share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks will be carried out on successful candidates and this will be subject to offering of the post.

Active Tameside

  • Tameside
  • £18,229.49 p.a. pro rata
  • 16 February 2020
  • Fixed Term Contract

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