Schools Active Travel Officer, IoM


Douglas, Isle of Man
£24,204 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2547

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 7th January 2019  

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by applying for the following key vacancy:

Schools Active Travel Officer, IoM (Ref: SUS2547)

£24,204 per annum

37.5 hours per week – 12 month contract – based in Douglas

This new exciting role will promote cycling, walking and scooting at selected primary and secondary schools in the Isle of Man, as part of a package of measures to increase the number of pupils, parents and school staff cycling to and from school and other local journeys. You will also support ‘school champions’ and harness local authority resources to make links between schools and the wider walking and cycling community.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of working with children and young people, delivering physical activity and engagement events and partnership working within a community-based or environment project. Your excellent written and verbal communications skills will enhance your ability to build and maintain strong working relationships and motivate and enthuse others. You will be IT literate, with excellent presentation and organisational skills and have the ability to plan and organise your own workload effectively. You will have an understanding of the school setting and the health benefits of active travel and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Clearance by a DBS Enhanced Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 7 January 2019. Interviews will take place in Douglas during week beginning Monday 14 January 2019.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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