Bike Mechanic Tutor

Website R-evolution

Job Title: Bike Mechanic Tutor

Location: Cottingham and Hull based – involves working across multiple sites

Reports to (Role): Operations Manager

Salary: 20-22k

Benefits: Pension, 5 weeks holiday, flexible working, training in accredited qualifications

Hours of work: 37 hours per week – could include occasional weekends

Role:

Overall Purpose
To provide expert cycle mechanic skills to refurbishing and checking bikes. Ensuring cycles are repaired to a safe standard. Training participants, volunteers, members of the public and assessing to C and G level 2 standard.

Training will be provided to the successful candidate if they do not already hold a teaching or training qualification but have extensive Bike Mechanic experience and knowledge along with experience of training others.

Responsibilities

Mechanic Duties

  • Providing high standard of repair and ensuring bikes are fit for purpose and safe when leaving the workshop
  • Providing high levels of customer service including dealing with sales, repairs and secure bike storage
  • Checking and servicing bikes on-site and conducting minor adjustments
  • Transporting bikes
  • Assisting at events through promoting cycling and the charity, providing servicing and repairs and selling bikes
  • Selling bikes from the workshop and providing receipts and sales logs
  • Providing bike maintenance demonstrations
  • Contributing to the tidiness of the workshop
  • Supervising trainees in line with health and safety systems
  • Working across multiple sites
  • Any other duties relevant to the level of this post as reasonably requested

Tutor Duties

  • Training volunteers, and trainees to City and Guilds qualification standard, where appropriate
  • Training members of the public in basic cycle maintenance
  • Developing lesson plans as appropriate
  • Completing all necessary training related paperwork
  • Any other duties relevant to the level of this post as reasonably requested

Person Specification:

Formal Qualifications
Desirable

  • Teaching/Training qualification desirable such as; Award in Education and Training, CertEd, PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS, PCCE

Skills
Essential

  • Skilled bike mechanic
  • Training skills

Knowledge
Essential

  • Knowledge of workshop safe systems of work
  • Knowledge of relevant legal requirements including risk assessment, health and safety

Experience
Essential

  • Substantial experience of bike repair and maintenance
  • Experience of training others

Personal Qualities
Essential

  • Enthusiasm for bikes and cycling
  • Enthusiasm for helping disadvantaged individuals and communities
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm

To apply for this job email your details to karen@r-evolution.org.uk.

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