Project Officer, Schools

Recruiter
Sustrans
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Officer, Schools (ref: SUS2322) £21,965 - £24,586 pro rata per annum (dependent on relevant skills and experience) 18.75 hours per week – maternity cover – based in Crawley   The exciting challenges of this role include the delivery of educational and promotional schemes to support Crawley Borough Council in achieving increased modal shift to sustainable modes of travel to and from schools, promoting walking and cycling to 9 – 13 year olds in selected primary and secondary schools, encouraging a culture of sustainable and active travel and supporting school ‘champions’.   With a good standard of education, you will have experience of working with children and young people, of partnership working within a community-based or environment project and have the ability to build strong working relationships.  You will also have the ability to deliver engagement activities and promotional events.  Your enthusiasm will be motivational to others and your excellent written and verbal communication will complement your strong organisational skills.  IT literacy is essential as is an understanding of school settings and the health benefits of active travel.  You will also be committed to active travel and the promotion of sustainable transport.  DBS Enhanced Disclosure clearance is mandatory for this role.     Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 09:00 on Monday 22 January 2018.  Interviews will take place locally on Wednesday 7 February 2018.   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.