Casual Cycle Training Instructor

London (Greater)
£11.60 - £14.05 per hour
25 May 2021
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type

The Role

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

About the opportunity:

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. 

About you:

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. Have knowledge and experience of delivering Cycle and Road Safety initiatives, or have experience coaching cycling or other sports.

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.

If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team at to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

We offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 4th July 2021

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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