Sr2s lead instructor

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Safe Routes to Schools -Education Lead Instructor

Marin County Safe Routes to Schools is seeking a dynamic and passionate instructor to teach elementary and middle school students bicycle & pedestrian safety education in schools throughout Marin County. The candidate must have teaching experience in a classroom setting.  The majority of time will be spent working in the field at school sites.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Conduct interactive walking and bicycle safety education in classrooms and skill-based classes outdoors.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to conduct engaging presentations with principals, teachers, parents, and students.
  3. Flexible, energetic, outgoing, responsive team player with the ability to work independently (working from a home office is an option when not at a school site).
  4. Flexible availability on weekdays and occasional weekends; student education activities are scheduled during the school day and occasionally after school.
  5. Technologically savvy; well versed in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Apps.
  6. Clean driving record & proof of insurance. Ability to travel throughout Marin County.
  7. Drive rental pick-up truck with equipment trailer throughout Marin County.
  8. Clear background screening (Live-Scan).
  9. Physical ability to lift bicycles and education props.
  10. Commitment to the mission and goals of Safe Routes to Schools and The Marin County Bicycle Coalition.

 

Desired Qualifications

  1. Teaching and/or outdoor education experience with youth.
  2. Developing education materials and lesson plans for elementary and middle school students.
  3. Knowledge of and/or history working with underserved communities.
  4. Experience and high-comfort level with cycling for transportation.  
  5. LCI certified Instructor (training opportunity provided).
  6. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
  7. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience (a student working toward degree will be considered).
  8. Experience with minor bicycle repairs and equipment.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation starts at $20 per hour and increases depending on experience. This position starts with a variable number of hours per week during the school year with a potential of developing into a Lead Instructor (approx 20 hours/week during the 10 months of the school year) with benefits.  The position involves traveling within Marin County (mileage is reimbursed).We offer a friendly, fast-paced, flexible work environment. Our staff is focused on making positive changes in the world and supports and celebrates diversity.

How to Apply

Please send a one to two paragraph cover letter and resume outlining your experience, salary requirements, and interest in the position to SR2S@marinbike.org. Emails only.  Please put the cover letter in the text of your e-mail. The résumé may be attached as a pdf. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.  The Marin County Bicycle Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.