Child Pedestrian Trainer

Posted on 28 February 2023
  • Salary £22,369 - £22,777 pro rata (£11.59 - £11.81 per hour)
  • Contract Term Time - Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Hove Town Hall

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
  • Closing date

    This vacancy has closed

  • Job category
    Transportation and Highways
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

The City Council’s Child Road Safety Training Team is looking for a trainer to join our existing child pedestrian trainers to train Primary children in vital road safety skills. You will be working with year 3 children, in schools across Brighton & Hove. The training consists of practical roadside training, and you will be involved in taking out small groups of children and teaching them skills that will equip them to cross the road safely in preparation for future independent travel.

Closing Date:  Midnight Sunday 2 April 2023

Interview Date: Wednesday 12 April 2023

About the role

The main requirements are good communication, timekeeping and organisational skills. Have an understanding of pedestrian safety and traffic awareness, and the ability to work effectively as a member of  a team with children and adults.

Work is 30 hours per week during school term-times only.

Salary is pro-rota.

For an informal discussion please call Emily Tester, Road Safety Training Manager, on 01273 293847

Interview date TBC

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

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Company information

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We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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