Road Safety and Sustainable Transport Assistant

Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
SCP 13-17 - £11.41 - £12.35
Posted
06 Nov 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2020
Ref
TWC000003597
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you passionate about Road Safety, and want to help educate road users and develop their skills? If so, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering Road Safety initiatives.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Highways, Transport & Engineering, Road Safety & Sustainable Transport Team. In this dynamic role your primary focus will be on delivering Bikeability National Standard Cycle Training to school aged children throughout Telford & Wrekin.

It is essential that you are a cyclist with your own bike, have general road safety knowledge and previous experience of working positively with children. You must either be a National Standard Accredited Bikeability Cycle Instructor or willing to work towards this accreditation (training will be provided).  

Applicants will need to have good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to relate these skills to school age children. You will need the ability to solve problems positively and appropriately whilst delivering training both in the classroom and on the highway. Along with the confidence and ability to train groups, maintain discipline and inspire confidence in a fun and dynamic environment. 

The role may also see you delivering various other road safety education initiatives such as pedestrian training, classroom based workshops and assemblies.  

It is important to note that this is a casual post and work does fluctuate throughout the year and there is no guarantee of working hours.

For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sian Skelton on sian.skelton@telford.gov.uk or 01952 384691

Supporting documents
Road Safety & Sustainable Transport Ass JD