Active Schools Officer

West Midlands
£21,965 - £24,586 pro rata per annum
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Active Schools Officer, Longbridge#(ref: SUS2196)

£21,965 - £24,586 pro rata per annum

(dependent on relevant skills and experience)

Initially 15 hours per week

(potential funding for hours to increase to 30 per week)

contract to 30 June 2019 - based Birmingham


The exciting challenge of this role is to deliver a programme of educational and promotional activities and initiatives at 12 primary schools and one secondary school in Longbridge, on behalf of the Move More Eat Well project, with the aim of achieving increased modal shift to sustainable modes of travel to and from school.  There will also be responsibility for the recruitment and support of ‘active travel champions’ amongst parents, teachers and governors.


With a good standard of education, you will have experience of working directly with children and young people and of partnership working within a community-based or environmental project. You will have experience of leading engagement activities, organising group activities and of publicising and running events.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills, the ability to motivate and enthuse others and the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload are essential, as is IT literacy. You will also have knowledge of the health benefits of active travel and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.  DBS Enhanced Disclosure clearance is mandatory for this role.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 16 August 2017.  Interviews will take place in Birmingham on Friday 25 August 2017.


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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