Academy Support Instructor

Website Cycle Systems

Title: ACADEMY SUPPORT INSTRUCTOR – full or part time considered.

Job Location: Cycle Systems, Newton Abbot, Dartmoor, Devon.

Salary: £21-24k full time (or part time pro rata) according to experience.

How to apply: send CV and covering. Letter to

Application deadline: Sun 20th June 2021

Cycle Systems Academy

Cycle Systems is a longstanding and award-winning cycle maintenance training provider who has been delivering short courses and Government accredited qualifications since 2009. Currently based on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in South Devon, which is renowned for its’ road and mountain biking, we pride ourselves on being able to offer our employees a superb working environment.

The academy delivers professional bicycle maintenance training to industry and hobbyist students alike, and is proud to boast a state of the art workshop which is sponsored by many industry big names. These partnerships with the trade mean that staff are also able to enjoy being kept up to date with current tech through various online CPD schemes etc.

Generous working conditions (no working weekends or Christmas Eve again), plus competitive benefits and salary commensurate with the position mean that a rewarding career and unprecedented lifestyle in one of the most beautiful corners of Britain awaits.

If you share our passion for bicycles and for bicycle tech, there really is no better place to be. You will find yourself at the heart of the cycle industry here at Cycle Systems.

Job Description

Cycle Systems is currently looking for a pro-active and ambitious individual to join our company as Academy Support Instructor.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are a keen cyclist with a passion for cycle tech, who would thrive in a role that involves both day to day interaction with students in person, as well as taking pride in assisting the Lead Instructor with the necessary prep and behind the scenes organisation.

Personal Attributes

You need to be a friendly and clear communicator, be exceptionally well organised and reliable, able to adhere to systems already in place and able to take direction from senior staff. A patient attitude with students is a plus.

Qualifications and Experience

Ideally, you will have some bike workshop experience, and also be qualified to at least a Level 2 in Bicycle Maintenance and Repair. However, mechanical aptitude and commitment also counts, and for the right candidate, technical qualifications can be delivered as a part of your training package. Teaching and assessing experience is desirable.

If you want to get ahead in the cycle trade, consolidate your mechanical skills and up skill in a teaching environment, then this is the ideal position for you. Cycle Systems graduates are encouraged to apply.

Main Purpose

To support the Lead Academy Instructor in course prep, delivery and administration to ensure a high quality and seamless experience for our customers and stakeholders.

To be able to stand in for the Lead Instructor and manage academy systems on an as needed basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting instructor with management and delivery of all CSA courses on a day to day basis 
  • Assisting with teaching of core curriculum in a timely fashion, ensuring all outcomes are met by students
  • Assisting any assessments when required and impeccably maintaining awarding body paperwork 
  • Helping the instructor to manage all student experiences whilst on site
  • Repair teaching and demo stock when needed
  • Assisting the management of stock control and ordering through relevant systems
  • Adhering to all online admin, assessment and other management systems 
  • Overseeing the order, cleaning and tidying of space
  • Following the directives of the Lead Instructor
  • Assisting sales director with pipeline management.

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