I Bike Officer, West Lothian



I Bike Officer, West Lothian

  • Scotland
  • £25,561 per annum pro rata for part time
  • Ref: SUS3983
  • Full Time 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
  • Base: Selected Schools in West Lothian

About the role

As the I Bike Officer for West Lothian, you will support selected schools and community groups
across the area to enable pupils and their families to walk, cycle, scoot, and wheel to school
more regularly. 

You will engage with schools and communities across West Lothian; developing and delivering
activities and events in schools that promote and enable all forms of active travel to school,
through practical skills incentive programmes and classroom sessions. 

You will work closely with West Lothian Council and other local partners, to support the
delivery of on-road cycle training (Cycling Scotland, Bikeability levels 1 and 2) and aid
Bikeability Scotland Instructor training, allowing schools to cascade on-road cycle training
(Bikeability Level 2) to pupils.

I Bike West Lothian has been running since 2015 and supports the work of a number of local
teams including West Lothian Councils Transport Planning Team. If successful, you will be part
of a local working group of all interested partners. This working group aims to ensure that I
Bike complements and strengthens existing initiatives within the area.

About you

You should have experience working with children of Primary or early secondary school age
(9-14) and should have experience in leading group workshops and event planning.

You should be able to adapt your communication style with ease to ensure engagement with both
partners and pupils.

Ideally, you will have experience in delivering physical activity lessons and have an
understanding of community-based or environmental projects.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone – reducing inequality,
valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and
respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all
parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups. 

Additional information

  • The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 05 March 2023.
  • Interviews will take place at the Sustrans Edinburgh Hub during the week beginning 13 March
    2023. The opportunity to interview online via Microsoft Teams is also available.
  • A Sustrans wide pay review is pending, so the starting salary will be higher than currently
    advertised, as yet we do not have details of the new salary points. 

To apply, please complete our internal online application form. More details of our vacancies
can be found on our website.

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you’ll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. 

We’re all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented,
passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We
act locally and think big – we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates
healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You’ll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You’ll work on
exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you’ll be rewarded by seeing
the difference you make to people, communities and the planet. 

 We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome
difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your
wellness is supported. 

You’ll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible,
supportive, ethical and fun.

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