Staffordshire County Council

School Crossing Patrol (Burton & Tamworth)

School Crossing Patrols and Local Relief Patrols – Grade 3; hourly rate: £9.62 rising to £9.81. Mobi
10 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time



Working as a Patrol is a most enjoyable and rewarding job for people of any age. If you can spare up to five to six hours per week, in the morning and afternoon,  during school term time, enjoy being outside in all weathers and helping your local community, this could be the job for you.


Locations and Schools

All Saints Road/Uxbridge Street, Burton (Schools - Anglesey, Christ Church Primary and Paget High)

Queen Street, Burton ( Schools  - Anglesey, Christ Church Primary and Paget High

Harehedge Lane, Burton (Schools - Outwoods)

Dosthill High Street, Dosthill, Tamworth ( School - Dosthill Primary)

Station Road, Barton (Schools - John Taylor High, Thomas Russell Infant & Juniors)

Gilmore Lane/Effinch Lane, Barton (Schools - John Taylor High, Thomas Russell Infant & Junior)

Local reliefs also needed in  Burton Tamworth & Uttoxeter

School Crossing Patrols operate twice daily during term-time.  Duty times usually fall between the hours of: 8am - 9am and 3pm - 4pm, and 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).


On appointment, you will receive full training and uniform, and payment throughout the year and will be required to attend a Health Assessment carried out by Staffordshire County Councils’ Occupational Health Department.

Current Pay rates:

  • School Crossing Patrols and Local Relief Patrols – Grade 3; hourly rate: £9.62 rising to £9.81.
  • Mobile Relief Patrols – Grade 4; hourly rate: £10.01 rising to £10.21, plus mileage reimbursement and journey time.


Click APPLY to complete our short form

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


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.

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Please note: 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. 

Candidates 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.  Candidates are welcome to apply for posts ‘under offer’, however if the current applicant is successful the vacancy will be withdrawn – candidate may then be considered for other posts.


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This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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