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Road Crossing Patrol - Tunstall CofE Primary, Tunstall

Role Responsibility

Term Time Only: 38 weeks per year

Kent County Council School Crossing Patrol Service currently has a large team of dedicated community-minded men and women 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. The job involves working for approximately 30 minutes a day. This role would be suitable for appropriate job share arrangements e.g., mornings/afternoons.

A uniform is provided to protect you against the elements. Some basic IT skills and personal email address are required.

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 to stop vehicles safely when required and using control measures to ensure safety of all road users.

Customers: To maintain appropriate relationships with children, 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 Active Journeys Team.

Maintain accurate records of working time and absences.

This position is at Tunstall Primary and is required as soon as possible.

KCC and Tunstall Primary 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.

The successful applicant will be paid within Kent Scheme Grade KR3 currently pro-rata £2,194.77/year.

Please ensure you understand the salary arrangements before applying.

Interviews will be held online using Microsoft Teams during June 2022.

Previous applicants to our SCP vacancies need not apply.

Contact Details

For further information regarding this role, please contact:

David Weller - Safer Active Journeys SCP Officer

Tel: 03000 422401 (answerphone- leave message)


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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