Career Opportunity

School Crossing Patrol


School Crossing Patrol
Job Reference
Goodwin Academy


Weeks Per Year
Goodwin Academy
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary

Advert Details

PLEASE NOTE : This is a Kent County Council vacancy and you will need to apply directly via  the below link. We are unable to accept applications via the TSAT careers Site   

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 forty-five minutes in the morning and afternoon. This role may be suitable for appropriate job-sharing arrangements e.g. mornings/afternoon

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 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 Goodwin Academy, Deal and required as soon as possible. The Road Crossing Patrol will be working 7.5 hours for 38 weeks per year.

The successful applicant will be paid within Kent Scheme Grade KR3, which is £18,039 for a full-time appointment; pro rata for part-time hours approx. £3,064/year.

Goodwin Academy is 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.

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact David Weller - Safer Mobility Officer via E mail: or Telephone: 03000 419658.

About The Company

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.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

JD SCP (version September 2020).pdf


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