School Streets Steward Lead

Advocacy and Campaigns, Environment & Sustainability, Sustainable Transport & Logistics
Salary Details
£10.22 per hour (plus holiday allowance)
Contract Type
Hours per Week
98 hours over 7 weeks
Closing Date
Join Sustrans and be a part of this very rewarding project to make streets outside schools a safer, cleaner environment while also maintaining social distancing.

Job Description

You'll be helping to ensure that the streets outside schools are closed during school drop off and pick up times so that the streets become a walking, cycling and scooting zone.

This very rewarding project will make streets outside schools a safer, cleaner environment, whilst also facilitating social distancing.  The streets outside schools will close during school drop off and pick up times, typically restricting traffic for 30-60 minutes so that the street becomes a walking, cycling and scooting zone.  

We are looking for Lead Stewards to help our in the following areas:

  • 3 Schools in Oxford (Cowley area)
  • 2 Schools in Bicester
  • 1 School in Witney

We need a team of flexible and confident communicators who have experience of engaging with local community.  Our Lead Stewards will be the main point of contact for the school and the Sustrans Active Travel Officer.  You will head up a group of around three volunteer stewards to position signs and bollards and to inform drivers about the road closures.

About you

You will need experience of working with schools, local authorities and communities and a genuine interest in and willingness to talk to people about their travel options.

Employment is subject to appropriate DBS clearance. The project will be dependent on current lockdown restrictions (school closures) being lifted. The hours will include weekdays between 8am and 10am and again between 2pm and 4pm depending on project requirements and availability.  Full training will be provided. 


Interviews will take place over MS Teams or Zoom during week beginning Monday 8 February 2021.

We may close the advert early if sufficient applications have been received so please make sure you submit your application as soon as possible.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented.

Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Company Description

We’ve been working on walking and cycling since 1977. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.