School Streets Officer

Sheffield,Yorkshire,United Kingdom
£25,000 - £28,000 Per Year
09 Feb 2024 17:32
08 Mar 2024 23:59
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

School Streets Officer

We are working with the UK's leading sustainable travel organisations to recruit a School Streets Officer to support Sheffield City Council's schools to support them to improve safety around the school gates, increase active journeys to and from school and improve air quality around schools. The successful candidate will be working closely with Council Officers to deliver, implement, maintain, monitor and evaluate School Street schemes across Sheffield.

This role will involve working as part of a project team including, Sheffield City Council, Project Manager and PWLC Projects. Key responsibilities will include :

  • Create, implement and monitor a School Streets engagement plan in partnership with Sheffield City Council Officers
  • Support the whole school communities to successfully implement and maintain School Streets by working with school staff, volunteers, parents, children and residents in promoting the schemes
  • Consulting and communicating with a wide variety of of stakeholders including members of the public and Council member engagement to build support for the School Streets scheme
  • Monitor and evaluate existing School Streets schemes to determine efficacy of the project including regular site visits to ensure schemes are being effectively implemented and evaluate whether further support and training is needed as well as evaluation of potential new schemes
  • Recruitment and support of School Streets volunteers to help with the day to day operations
  • Identification and resolution of issues arising through the implementation of School Streets schemes
  • Supporting the Council in the implementation of sustainable travel initiatives including supporting the Sheffield STARS School Engagement to run campaigns and activities that will help them in becoming STARS accredited
  • Prepare and present a detailed termly report
  • Ensuring Health and Safety policies and procedures are followed at all times in respects to the delivery of activities and events within schools and the wider community

This is a 30 hour per week working on a fixed term contract starting in April 2024 to 31st March 2025 with the option to extend. This role will be based in Sheffield and the post holder will be expected to regularly travel to schools on a regular basis. By its very nature this role will involve travelling and working outside in all weather conditions and occassional overnight stays away from home, weekend, early and late working may be required.

Employment is conditional subject to employment checks and an Enhanced DBS check.

Applicants are asked to provide a CV with a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for this position and why you are interested in this role. The closing date for this role is 1st March 2024. Interviews will take place in Sheffield on 14th March 2024.

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