Marin’s nationally-acclaimed Safe Routes to Schools’ (SR2S) Lead Instructor is responsible for teaching 10,000 1st – 8th grade students across 50 schools each year. The Lead Instructor is central to the program’s continued success and innovation.
This position calls for a seasoned educational professional who is passionate about improving children’s health and quality of life through walking and biking to school. To do that, the Lead Instructor must exude personal enthusiasm, instill confidence in students and teach the skills necessary to walk and bike safely, toward preparing them for a lifetime of healthy transportation choices.
As an educational leader, the Instructor will regularly audit and improve curriculums, together with other dedicated SR2S staff, including part-time instructors. The position calls for an individual who is self-driven, has outstanding communication skills, is both independent and collaborative, and is inspired by the vision of making life better and safer for tens of thousands of Marin’s school children over the coming years.
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Education Lead Instructor Responsibilities
- Develop and deliver interactive bicycle and pedestrian safety curriculum in classrooms and skill-based classes outdoors
- Train and support part-time SR2S instructors to teach bicycle and pedestrian classes
- Create supporting presentations customizing SR2S education for students, teachers, principals and families
- Participate in special events, classes and campaigns for K-12th grade students
- Assist in the management and repair of SR2S equipment, including bicycles
- Experienced teacher or similar youth leadership position; comfortable managing large groups of students
- Exceptional with children, particularly in grades 2 through 6th
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Self motivated, flexible, energetic, outgoing, team-oriented
- Able to lift bicycles and equipment up to 50 pounds, drive a truck with trailer, and stand for long periods of time
- Technologically savvy; well versed in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Apps
- Clean driving record and authorized Live Scan background check
- High comfort with cycling and minor bicycle repairs and equipment; LCI certified Instructor desired (training available)
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish a plus
The Lead Instructor will report to the Safe Routes to Schools Program Director and work with staff, students, school personnel, parents and, occasionally, the broader community.
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package.
Hours are approximately 32 per week throughout the school year (September – June 15), non-exempt. Some weekends and evenings.
To Apply for this Position
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Lead Instructor – Your Full Name.”
Emails only, no phone calls please.
Marin County Bicycle Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.