Rail Education Officer (2 Year FTC - Hosted on behalf Bishop Line Community Rail Partnership)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Closed for applications on 02/05/2023 23:59
£27,852- £30,151 PA (Pro-Rata)
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Closing date:
2 May
Further Information
Are you looking for a career change?
Do you have a passion for teaching and are you open to delivering education in a different way? Do you thrive on developing life skills and confidence in our young people? This job could be just what you're looking for.
The Bishop Line Community Rail Partnership are seeking to recruit a Rail Education Officer to deliver a programme of skills, awareness and confidence sessions in schools and community settings along the rail line from Darlington to Bishop Auckland part-time over a 2-year period. The successful applicant will deliver sessions working in collaboration with rail industry partners such as Network Rail, British Transport Police and Northern. The role will be supported locally by the Bishop Line's Community Rail Officer and by colleagues around the country who are very supportive of each other and working towards a joined up message to build confidence in rail travel and keep young people safe on the railways.
This role is expected to be delivered 18.5 hours per week between Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00, but there may be occasional weekend work.
If you think this is a challenge you're up for please read the full job description and person specification.

The rewards for working at Darlington Borough Council go beyond the salary you will receive; we have numerous additional benefits such as:
• 32 days Annual Leave (plus Bank Holidays, with option to purchase additional Annual Leave (pro-rata for part time working)
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme with option to make Additional Voluntary Contributions
• Flexi-time scheme
• Flexible working
• Generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave schemes
• Staff equality forums
• Green Car Leasing Scheme
• Access to a wide range of training, learning and development
• Physiotherapy service
• Confidential counselling service
• Great wellbeing offer
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Dolphin Centre Fit for Life Discounts
• Local and National retailer discounts
• Arriva Employee Travel Club
For the full range of benefits we offer, please see our Total Reward Booklet:

We also have our employee benefits video

Find out further information about us and what it’s like to work for our great team by visiting the Jobs and Careers home page.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion please contact Felicity Machnicki on 01325 406334 (Community Rail Officer).

Provisional Interview dates for this post Is Friday 12th May 2023 at Darlington Borough Council - Town Hall**

General Information for Applicants:
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If you are experiencing problems applying for this vacancy via North East Jobs, please contact the HR Team on 01325 405486 or HR@darlington.gov.uk , who will be happy to assist.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.