Recruitment

We are currently looking for a School Crossing Patrol. The role will be grade 2 permanent, part time and term time only. The full job description is now live on the RCT Council Website which can be accessed via the link here.

There is also a relief advert which covers long term sickness.

Being a School Crossing Patrol is very rewarding, enabling you to provide an invaluable service to your community. The hours are part-time, term time only.

We are looking for individuals who wants to help and who has a genuine interest in the safety of children and adults on their journeys to and from school. Our School Crossing Patrols are punctual, trustworthy, honest and dedicated men and women who are valued members of their community, who, no matter what the weather, represent one of the friendliest faces in public service, being polite and courteous at all times.

Common and practical sense is important for a School Crossing Patrol. Applicants should have knowledge of road safety, and an understanding of the current Highway Code. The ability to judge vehicles speed and distance of oncoming traffic and appreciation of vehicle stopping distances in all weathers is also necessary.

You will need the ability to communicate with children and adults to ensure that they are safe whilst they are crossing. The Road Safety Unit will ensure that you are provided with the correct training, uniform and equipment to carry out your duties.

These posts will require candidates to have satisfactory post offer clearances and will be subject to regular health assessments for factors intrinsic to this post.

If you are interested in becoming a School Crossing Patrol or would like further information about the current vacancies, please ring the Road Safety Unit on (01443) 494785.

Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.

In addition to this safeguarding responsibility, the successful applicant for this role will also be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.