Casual Cycle Training Instructor

London (Greater)
£20.066 - £24.927
15 Apr 2020
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Job title:       Cycle Training Instructor

Salary:           £10.20 - £12.82 per hour - Casual Appointment

Hours:            When Required.

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Location:  Wandsworth

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth are seeking to recruit qualified bikeability cycle trainers on casual contracts

We are seeking enthusiastic cyclists to join the Road Safety Team on a casual contract, to help increase the number of children and adults trained, to cycle safely. You need to be a confident cyclist and happy to work in all weathers.

You will be responsible for delivering the national Bikeability cycle training scheme on an ad-hoc basis to adults, families and children during, daytimes, evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic, friendly team and will also assist with campaigns and projects which aim to raise the profile of cycling amongst local and school communities. 

This position would best suit a candidate who is a competent cyclist, driven and passionate about increasing the level of cycling in the area and working with and developing young people. The successful candidate will possess the knowledge and experience to work independently and follow programmes or lesson plans. It would be advantageous to have knowledge and experience delivering Cycle and Road Safety initiatives, or have experience coaching cycling or other sports, although it is not essential.

You will deliver training to adults, children and families, throughout the year, including some evenings and weekends. You will also be expected to promote cycle training to groups and individuals.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

(COVID-19) - information for job applicants

Given the ongoing situation, we have not set a closing date for this job vacancy. We are unable to currently advise when interviews will be arranged. We feel that this is the correct and responsible decision to make in these exceptional circumstances in view of:

· increased demand on the time of the council staff in response to the pandemic

· the need to support more vigilant public health measures.

We appreciate that applicants will want further information. However, as this is an unprecedented situation, arrangements for undertaking these interviews will require careful consideration.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.