Staffordshire County Council

School Crossing Patrol

Various please see advert text for details
14 Feb 2022
31 Jan 2023
Job Ref
Helen Barnes
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
School Crossing Patrols (Various positions, and locations)

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

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.

Staffordshire County Council operates a School Crossing Patrol Service 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. The duties are term time only and are therefore ideally suited to anyone who prefers to take school holidays.

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

The successful candidate will be required to attend a Health Assessment conducted by Staffordshire County Councils’ Occupational Health Department.

We currently have vacancies for School Crossing Patrols, and Relief School Crossing Patrols such as: Local Relief Patrols - vehicle not essential, and Mobile Relief Patrols - vehicle and full driving licence essential.

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).

Please note – vacancies are for Staffordshire only and do not include Stoke on Trent.

Current Pay rates:

    School Crossing Patrols and Local Relief Patrols – Grade 3; hourly rate: £9.79 rising to £9.99 Mobile Relief Patrols – Grade 4; hourly rate: £10.19 rising to £10.39, plus mileage reimbursement and journey time.
Staffordshire County Council Current Mileage Rates

Casual Car User up to 10,000 miles per annum

45p per mile

Casual Car User above 10,000 miles per annum

25p per mile

Click APPLY to complete our short application form

For applications completed online:

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

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 enquiries via email, please use our recruitment mailbox:

Please email us at:


Newcastle and Staffordshire Moorlands

Silverdale, St Luke’s Primary School, High Street/ Pepper Street, (point A315a)

Silverdale, St Luke’s Primary School, High Street/ Pepper Street, (point A315)

Newcastle, The Co Op Academy & Clayton Hall Academy, Priory Road / Abbot's Way, (point A410)

Wolstanton, Ellison Primary Academy & The Orme Academy, High Street, (point A411)

Audley, Ravensmead Primary School, Old Rd/New Rd, (point A426)

Bignell End, Ravensmead Primary School, New Road/Chapel Street/Diglake Street, (point A426a)

Newcastle, Newcastle Academy/St John Fisher Catholic College/St Mary’s Catholic Primary, Silverdale Road, (point A434a)

Newcastle, St John Fisher Catholic College/St Mary’s Catholic School, Knutton Lane/Ashfields New Road, (point A435 )

Newcastle, The Orme Academy, Dimsdale Parade, (point A438b)   


Newcastle, The Orme Academy, Ellison Primary, Watlands Way, (point A439)



Kidsgrove, Kidsgrove Primary & Secondary, Galleys Bank Kidsgrove, (point A413

Endon, Endon High School & St Luke’s Primary, Leek Road, (point A470)

Endon, Endon High & Endon Hall Primary, Leek Road/Church Lane, (point A491)

Chesterton, Chesterton Community Sports College, Apedale Road, (point A409a)

Newcastle, Newcastle Academy & Westlands Primary, Gallowstree Lane zebra, (point A621)

Newcastle, Clayton High School, Clayton Lane, (point A606a)

Newcastle, St Chad’s Primary, Gateway, (point A196)

Loggerheads, Hugo Meynell Primary, Newcastle Road, (point A429)

Barlaston: Barlaston Primary School, Station Road, (point number A224)

Mobile Relief Patrol – Various locations, north Staffordshire, (own vehicle required)

Cannock, Rugeley and South Staffordshire

Perton, Perton Academy & Perton Primary, The Parkway/Gainsborough Drive, (point B072)

Penkridge,Wolgarston High School, Wolgarston Way, (point B386)

Cannock, Pye Green Valley Primary, Rosehill Jct with Green Heath Road, (point B366)

Stafford, Burntwood & Lichfield 

Blythe Bridge, Blythe Bridge High/Forsbrook Primary, Cheadle Road, (point D505)

Lichfield, King Edwards VI High School, St John’s Street, (point D278)

Chasetown, St Joseph & St Theresa Primary School, High Street on Zebra, (point D260)

Whittington, Whittington Community Primary School, Common Lane, outside school, (point D290)

Caverswall, St Filumena’s Catholic Primary School, outside the Red House Pub, (point D524a)

Stone, St Dominic’s Catholic Primary School, Margaret Street, (point D527)

Local Relief – Various roles: Stafford, Lichfield, Cheadle, Blythe Bridge, Burntwood, Stone.

Burton-upon-Trent, Uttoxeter & Tamworth

Burton, Angelsey Primary School, Dale Street/Uxbridge Street, (point E2)

Burton, Anglesey Primary School, Christ Church Primary, All Saints Road/Uxbridge Street, (point E3a)

Burton, Grange School, St Modwens Catholic Primary,Waterloo Street/Edward Street, (point E10)

Burton, Fountains High, Outwoods Primary, Bitham Lane, (point E904a)

Tamworth, Stoneydelph Primary, Three Peaks & Belgrave High, Fossdale Rod, Stoneydelph, (point E29)

Tamworth, The Rawlett & Coton Green Primary School, Coton Lane/Mariner, (point E240)

Barton under Needwood, John Taylor High, Thomas Russell Junior and Infants Schools, Gilmore Lane/Efflinch Lane (point E048)

Barton under Needwood, John Taylor High, Thomas Russell Junior and Infants Schools, Station Road Zebra (point E205)


Barton under Needwood, John Taylor High, Thomas Russell Junior and Infants Schools, Main Road/Dunstall Road, (point E905)

Yoxall, St Peter’s C of E Primary, Main St, (point E206)

Mobile Relief – Burton –upon – Trent

Local Relief - Burton-upon-Trent

Local Relief – Uttoxeter

Local Relief – Tamworth


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.

To apply for any of these posts, click  APPLY

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Closing Date: ongoing
Interview Date: To be confirmed

For more information about the role please contact:

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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