VACANCY | Bikeability Instructor (Sessional)
Job Title: Bikeability Instructor (Sessional)
Territory Area: Fylde
Direct Reports: Schools Services Co-ordinator
Hours: Weekdays between 9am – 5pm
Salary: £10 an hour.
Length of Contract: Zero Hour Contract
Location: Various primary schools across Fylde
AFC Fylde Community Foundation are recruiting Bikeability Instructors to join our team to lead in the delivery of the Bikeability project to primary school children across Fylde and surrounding areas.
You will be required deliver high quality Bikeability road safety lessons at level one and two in line with the national standard instructor (NSI) framework and related outcomes to primary school aged children within Fylde and surrounding areas. Hours will be based around primary school opening times and successful candidates will need to be able to travel to different schools.
Guidance and Authority:
The Bikeability Instructor will report directly to the Schools Services Coordinator.
• Plan and deliver high quality Bikeability lessons in line with the NSI curriculum and outcomes framework for level one and two Bikeability within primary schools across Fylde and surrounding areas.
• Record and collate Bikeability level one and two pupil outcomes/registers on a weekly basis.
• Complete course paperwork including registers, assessments, course reports and results as required.
• Provide risk assessments of the trainees, cycles and the training area (including on-road locations).
• Ensure all health and safety guidance is adhered to when delivering Bikeability sessions in the school setting.
• Organise the correct equipment and resources required for maximum participation and progress of learners.
Health and Safety:
• Fully endorse, demonstrate, and carry out the Foundation’s health and safety policy.
• Comply with all group policies and statutory regulations relating to health and safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your workplace and assist if required with the amending of risk assessments periodically.
• Have a full knowledge of procedures for evacuation with regards to fire safety.
• Identify and report maintenance requirements or hazards within the workplace and encourage any workforce to do the same to avoid injury.
• The Foundation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.
• The employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the group’s premises. The employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Foundation Director.
• Cooperate fully with colleagues and be flexible when assisting them in response to business needs of the Foundation.
• Ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst employees and customers.
• The above job description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the group.
Qualifications & Experience – Essential Requirements
• Fully accredited Bikeability Instructor
• Experience of delivering curriculum based activities in a primary school or community setting to KS2 children
• Experience of maintaining and updating records in relation to pupil attainment and attendance
• Experience of updating health and safety records to ensure safety of all participants.
• Experience of bike maintenance
• Experience of sport related coaching/instructing in a club setting.
Knowledge and Skills – Essential Requirements
• Knowledge of the Bikeability curriculum and assessment framework for level one and two
• Knowledge of health and safety requirements when delivering structured Bikeability lessons
• Knowledge of equal opportunities issues and appreciation of equal opportunities within service provision.
• Knowledge of cycling club structures for pupil progression
• Good level of education to include mathematics and English at GCSE/CSE level.
• Excellent organisational and planning skills
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work alone or as part of a team
• The ability to analyse pupil performance and produce weekly pupil, performance outcomes
• Willingness to work flexibly when required.
• Ability to travel to different sites and schools across the region.
The job description will be reviewed periodically to take into account changes and developments in service requirements.
Any changes will be discussed fully with the post holder.
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Interview date: TBC
AFC Fylde Community Foundation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
The Foundation is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The trust recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The Foundation expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.