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Road Crossing Patrol - St Katharine's CofE, Knockholt

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

St Katharine’s CofE Primary School, Knockholt

Term Time Only - 38 weeks per year 

Kent County Council School Crossing Patrol Service currently has a large team of dedicated community-minded individuals carrying out the important role of ensuring the safety of children on the way to and from school.

We are keen to hear from those members of the community who can demonstrate traffic awareness, a sense of responsibility and are keen to show dedication and commitment in carrying out a very important job to make the roads of Kent safer for children. This role is to cover the school crossing working for 45 minutes in the morning and afternoon on Monday to Fridays. This role would be suitable for job sharing arrangements e.g., mornings and afternoons.

A uniform is provided to protect you against the elements. Some basic IT skills and personal email address are required; you will be required to complete mandatory e-learning.

Job Purpose: To ensure the safe passage of school children and other pedestrians who are accompanying them at specific sites, in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1981.

Role Responsibilities:

Safety: To operate the school crossing patrol point in a safe manner, identifying hazards and the risks they present to children, carers and drivers, maintaining an awareness of traffic movement and speed in order to stop vehicles safely when required and using control measures to ensure safety of all road users.

Customers: To maintain appropriate relationships with children, in order to control the movement of groups of children at the crossing point, ensuring their personal safety.

Reliability: Maintain excellent standard of timekeeping to ensure that the crossing point is always covered at the required times.

Information: Report incidents occurring whilst on duty to the Safer Mobility Team.

Maintain accurate records of working time and absences.

This position is at St Katharine’s Primary School is required as soon as possible. The Road Crossing Patrol will be working 7.5 hours per week for 38 weeks per year.

The successful applicant will be paid within Kent Scheme Grade KR3, which is approx. £3130.04 per annum for working 7.5hrs/week.

St Katharine's and KCC are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Previous SCP applicants need not apply.

Interviews will be held online in early/mid July 2021.

Contact Details

David Weller - Safer Mobility Officer

Telephone: 03000 419658


About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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