Staffordshire County Council

School Crossing Patrol Assistant

£20,903- £23,541 per annum
11 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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Job Type
Community safety
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

School Crossing Patrol Assistant (2 posts)

Fixed term for 12 months

Salary £20,903- £23,541 per annum

This post is a Term Time role - 39 weeks to be worked per annum

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with great people in a unique setting?

Our school crossing patrol service is looking for 2 Assistant’s to support the management team in day to day activities in running this key service.

Operating across 250 sites throughout Staffordshire, the School Crossing Patrol service helps the children and adults of our communities safely cross roads on their journeys to and from school.

About the role

Supporting our team of Area Managers the main duties include:

  • Undertaking site assessments of crossing locations in accordance with national guidance
  • Liaising with Patrols, undertaking site supervision and welfare visits
  • Assist with the delivery of training and new staff inductions sessions
  • Maintain databases, collating data and producing reports and using the full range of Microsoft packages as part of your daily work

What you’ll bring

Working in our School Crossing service requires teamwork, good organisational skills and a good level of competency using IT systems.

You’ll also need:

  • Good communication skills because you’ll interact with lots of people across the organisation and externally through phone, in person and email
  • Experience in the development, analysis and management of databases/information systems
  • A flexible approach to work as sometimes things can change, and so you’ll need to be able to prioritise work and sometimes change tasks quickly
  • A passion to always give the best service

If you want to find our more or you’re unsure whether your experience or skills are suitable please get in touch with Deborah Hunter, School Crossing Patrols Manager on (01785 854396) and we can give you a bit more information.

The role will be based in Stafford. We are, however, currently working both from the office and remotely and it is anticipated that this will continue. There will also be a requirement for county wide travel so access to a vehicle is essential.

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.

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, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

So, how do I apply?

Just click on the ‘Apply’ button.

If you do have any technical issues whilst trying to apply, please contact and the team will help you.

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.

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Closing Date: 26/11/2021
Interview Date:

Benefits for working for us….

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 a range of benefits including:



  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts



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