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Life Cycle is growing - and we're looking for talented and committed people to join us. Whether you've worked in the cycling world before - or you're looking to bring your skills to a new industry - we want to hear from you! It's our priority to reflect the diverse communities we work in, so we particularly welcome applications from people from protected characteristics groups. We are committed to recruiting, training and promoting people regardless of race, religion, sexuality, gender, disabilities, etc. Join us on our mission to get more people cycling - to transform lives and the environment.

Cycle Mechanics Tutor - Bristol (Term Time Only)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced mechanic with excellent teaching skills to join the growing team at our award-winning Bristol workshop on a Term Time Only contract. Time will be split between teaching bike mechanics to young people with Special Educational Needs, in partnership with City of Bristol College, and teaching City & Guilds accredited bike mechanics courses to the public.

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Salary: £21,115 - £25,235 pro rata. This is at Life Cycle UK salary band 3a
Hours: 5 days per week (Term Time only)
Deadline: Monday 5th October, 10am

Administrator - Derby

We seek a motivated, highly organised project assistant to join Life Cycle UK’s growing team in Derby which delivers a range of cycling projects across the city. You will assist the team with day to day systems and financial administration and help all people gain better access to our services - and, ultimately, support our mission to help more people to start cycling.

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Salary: £17,510 - £18,540 pro rata. This is at Life Cycle UK salary band 1a
Hours: 12 hours per week
Deadline: Monday 12th October, 9am

Bike Sales Mechanic & Volunteer Co-ordinator - Bristol

This is a great opportunity for an experienced bike mechanic with an interest in sharing their skills to join the growing team at our award-winning Bristol workshop. Time will be split between refurbishing bikes, managing stock and co-ordinating bike sales and supporting members of the public to volunteer as trainee bike mechanics who can support the overall goals of our bike recycling scheme.

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Salary: £19,570 - £22,660 pro rata. This is at Life Cycle UK salary band 2b
Hours: 3 days (22.5 hours) per week
Deadline: Monday 2nd November, 10am

Freelance Cycle Instructors -  North Somerset and Swindon

We are recruiting instructors to deliver Bikeability Levels 1, 2 & 3 in Swindon, and North Somerset

"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." 

To apply (Swindon or North Somerset)Click here for more information

Freelance Cycle Instructors -  Bristol

Recruitment in Bristol is currently on hold, however we are always interested to hear from anyone who is already qualified as a cycle instructor.

To apply (Bristol): click to download the Job specification - Bristol and Application form - Bristol

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.

 

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