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Bikeability Cycling Instructor, Ref: 50064469

Sports & Play Development, County Hall, Newport

Grade 5, £10.42 to £10.62 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 50064469

Closing Date: 18/12/2020

Hours: Variable

Contract Type: Casual

 

The 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.

 

We are 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.

 

This 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.

 

We deliver cycle training to primary schools on the island mainly within term time – and predominately in the afternoons.

 

Most 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 single Instructor.

 

Whilst 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. 

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis as we receive applications.

 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Elaine Davison on 01983 823818.

 

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

This 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 commitment.

 

The Isle 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 local community.

 

In 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 callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

 

In the 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.