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School Crossing Patrol (Cheadle, Stone, Stafford, Uttoxeter & Rugeley)

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a part-time job that gives you the chance to serve your local community? If so, we might have the ideal opportunity for you.

Our School Crossing Patrol Service operates to assist school children and pedestrians on their journey to and from school.

We regularly have vacancies for School Crossing Patrols throughout the County and would be pleased to hear from you if you may be interested in doing this essential work.

Main Responsibility

The duties are term time only and are therefore ideally suited to anyone who prefers to take school holidays.

You will receive full training and uniform, and payment throughout the year.

You will also be required to attend a Health Assessment conducted by Staffordshire County Councils’ Occupational Health Department.

We currently have vacancies for:

  • School Crossing Patrol - vehicle not essential
  • Relief School Crossing Patrols - vehicle not essential

School Crossing Patrols operate twice daily during term-time.

Duty times usually fall between the hours of:   

  • 8am - 9am
  • 3pm - 4pm
  • each duty can last from 30mins up to 1 hours in length, but each crossing location is unique and has its own specific operating times (some locations may fall outside of these times, please check with the School Crossing Patrol team for individual crossing information).

Please note – vacancies are for Staffordshire only and DO NOT include Stoke on Trent.

Our Current Vacancies:

Cheadle, Stafford, Stone and Rugeley 

  • Caverswall, St Filumena’s Catholic School, School Lane, (point D489) POSN001440
  • Local Relief – Various roles: Stafford,  Cheadle, Blythe Bridge,  Stone. POSN002099

The Ideal Candidate

You will be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of road safety
  • show commitment, reliability and dedication
  • enjoy working outside and serving the local community

Applications are reviewed regularly.  If a successful candidate is appointed to a vacant position, it may be removed, or the job advert may be closed early. 

The list of current vacancies will be updated on a regular basis and changes may apply. 

You may be considered for other suitable roles and will be notified accordingly.

Interviews will be held locally, and other areas or vacant posts may take priority.  You are welcome to apply for posts ‘under offer,’ however if the current applicant is successful the vacancy will be withdrawn – you may then be considered for other posts.

Please be sure to indicate on your application form, which crossing location/s you are interested in by including the crossing location number. 

For enquiries via the recruitment hotline:

If you do not have access to the internet, or are unable to complete an online application form, please contact our recruitment hotline on 0300 111 8049, where you will be directed to an automated message system. Please follow the instructions as detailed within the message.

For further information you can contact us at:

Package Description

Variable hours and rates dependent on location (see below for more details)

Current Pay rates:

  • School Crossing Patrols and Local Relief Patrols – Grade 3; hourly rate:  £11.98 

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 


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