Isle of Wight Council has welcomed news that every child in England will be
offered cycle training under government plans to boost active travel. The
Bikeability programme is to be significantly expanded to ensure all children have
access to advice on bike safety and skills.
looking for enthusiastic and flexible people to deliver Bikeability Cycle
Training. You will be responsible for helping to deliver the National Standard
Bikeability cycle training at schools for Level 1 and 2. You must be a National
Standard qualified cycling instructor and be reliable, confident, punctual and
a good communicator. An ability to work in all weather extremes and daytime
availability will also be essential.
is a bank (zero hours) contract. The amount of work Instructors are offered
depends on the number of requests for training we receive. Some periods are
busier than others and there are some periods when no work is on offer.
deliver cycle training to primary schools on the island mainly within term time
– and predominately in the afternoons.
of our training is delivered by Instructors working in teams, although we do
also offer training at one-to-one or very low ratios that can be delivered by a
on a bank contract you do not need to commit to working all day or every week,
you do need to be available for a complete individual course. For 'Bikeability
Level 1' courses, it is usually two hours work. For 'Bikeability Level 2' courses
it is generally 8 hours work per day over 3 – 4 days.
will be on a rolling basis as we receive applications.
further information or an informal discussion please contact Elaine Davison on
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment
policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this
of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively
promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options
(where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal
opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all
cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our
addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer.
This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements
of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be
offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
Telephone 01983 823134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information about
applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the
closing date will be accepted.
interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to
you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear
from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret
that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.