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Employment opportunities with Cycle North


Cycle Training Instructors (Bikeability)

Based in Leeds, Sheffield, or Wakefield

Rate £11.50 per hour (plus holiday pay)

Closing Date: 24/03/2021

Hours: Variable

Contract Type: Casual


Cycle North is the leading cycle training provider in Yorkshire, and we work in schools and public venues to train thousands of children and adults every year.


The Role

Working as part of the instructor team your principal activity responsibility will be the delivery of high quality Bikeability courses to school pupils in Leeds, Sheffield and/or Wakefield. You will be part of a dynamic, friendly team and will also have the opportunity to work with adults from learn-to-ride to advanced city cycling levels.



We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who are competent cyclists and keen to work with young people.


We will accept applications from both qualified and non-qualified instructors. Non-qualified instructors will be required to complete Cycle North’s National Standard Instructor Training course. There is a fee to attend the course but we can offer you an ‘Earn Back Scheme’ for the course at a cost of £100 (inc vat) with no further fees to pay, but with a lower probationary pay rate for a fixed period. The next scheduled course runs from Monday 26th to Friday 30th April.



Applicants will need to possess:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good bike riding skills - confident riding in traffic on urban roads

  • A willingness to continue to improve your own performance

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


It will be an advantage if you have:

  • Experience of working with young people (Being a parent counts!)

  • Experience delivering Cycle and Road Safety initiatives

  • Experience coaching cycling or other sports

  • Cycle maintenance skills and/or qualifications


Work will be offered on a flexible, part time basis. Bikeability training is term time only, but there will be substantial opportunities for evening, weekend and school holiday work with both adults and children. Bikeability work will normally be within the school day (8.45am to 3.30pm)


For an informal discussion about the post, or to apply, please contact Andrew Crossley, Training Manager on 07504282133 or |   HEART   Bennett Road    Headingley   Leeds   LS6 3HN  

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