Belfast, Belfast
£24,691 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Active Travel Officer, Schools

(ref: SUS2975)

£24,691 per annum

37.5 hours per week – contract to 31 July 2021

Working with schools in the South Central area (Northern Ireland)


Working with schools in the South Central area, including Belfast, North Down, Ards, Lisburn, Castlereagh and Down, this is an exciting role to support the selected schools in increasing the number of pupils travelling actively and to deliver a planned programme of activities with the aim of getting more children walking, cycling and scooting as their main mode of transport on their school journeys.  Ideal for a teacher who is between permanent roles or currently undertaking sub work.  In partnership with the Department for Infrastructure and the Public Health Agency continuing delivery of the Active School Travel Programme.


With a good standard of education and committed to active travel and the ideals of Sustrans, you will have excellent communication and presentation skills, experience of working with children and young adults, experience of delivering physical activity or behaviour change projects within local communities, be very enthusiastic about the role and have the ability to motivate others. Experience of successful partnership working within a community based, or environment project and a commitment to the promotion of active, sustainable transport is also required.

Clearance by an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this position.


At present, the nature of the job has changed in order to safely comply with C-19 government guidance in schools and workplaces.


Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Tuesday 1 September 2020. Interviews will take place via MS Teams / Zoom during week beginning Monday 14 September 2020.


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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Posted on: 12 August 2020
Closed date: 01 September 2020
Job ref: 118585CHJ
Tags: Advocacy, Teaching