Life Cycle is growing - and we're looking for passionate people with a range of different skills: from office staff, to cycle instructors and mechanics. It's our priority to reflect the diverse communities we work with - so whatever your background and experience, we want to hear from you!
Cycle Instructor – full or part-time contract, Swindon
We are looking to employ a Cycle Instructor on a fixed-term basis to deliver Bikeability Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Swindon. Work 3, 4 or 5 days per week.
Freelance Cycle Instructors - Bristol, North Somerset and Swindon
How to apply:
Please see the Bristol job specification and application form below:
"I love watching the trainees gain skills and confidence. Sometimes they are nervous about riding on the roads but you get a real sense of achievement as you help them understand the rules of the road. Passing the joys of two-wheeled transport onto the next generation is incredibly satisfying."
Training to become a Cycle Instructor
You will need to complete your Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training. The 4-day courses are held in Bristol, four times a year.
You may be eligible to access financial support with your training fees. Future Bright works with residents in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset, who are aged 19 or over and are in paid work and receiving benefits to top up their income. They offer FREE career coaching, training and support to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to progress your career and improve your pay.
Experienced cyclist but can't commit to instructor training?
We'd still like to hear from you if you are in Bristol and interested in supporting youth work or our led cycle rides for inclusive groups.
Volunteer Opportunity - Life Cycle's Youth Project - Bristol
Life Cycle provides weekly sessions, all year round at Bristol Adventure Playgrounds, inspiring and enabling local children to get cycling. We are seeking volunteer support for the busy sessions so we can help more children. Could you share your passion for cycling? Do you enjoy working with children? Do you love tinkering with bikes? Are you keen to develop new skills and gain experience? Could you spare a few hours a week?