School Crossing Patrol

Location
Lawley Primary School
Salary
£8.81 - £9.01 per hour
Posted
23 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Job Ref
TWC000002965
Contract Type
Seasonal
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

School Crossing Patrol – Lawley Primary School

SCP11 – 8.81 per hour - 5 hours a week

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Road Safety Team to provide technical advice and support within the Highways, Transport and Engineering Services area.

Telford a new town has its roots in the 1960s but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck in the past. Over the last 50 years the town has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment. 

Telford & Wrekin Council is ambitious, always looking to develop, improve and attract investment. The Council has recently delivered a number of exciting projects including the new £250m Southwater Development and £12m Box Road Transport Scheme. Over the next three years the Council is embarking on a significant investment programme in the highways and transport network including:

£1.9m New Telford Bus Station

£17.3m Telford Growth Point Package

£3.6m M54 Junction 4

£12m Telford Town Centre Connectivity Package

£4.5m highways capital programme

£2m Pride in Your Community investment programme 

We’re not afraid of a challenge – are you?

The role of a School Crossing Patrol officer is to ensure the safety of children and others waiting to cross the road or crossing at a designated point between prescribed times, without detriment to the health and safety of all other road users. You must be able to work 5 days a week (mornings and afternoons) during school term times.
Full training and uniform will be provided.
Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To ensure the safety of children crossing the road at a designated point on their journeys to and from school.
  • To operate hazard warning signs as appropriate.
  • To control and direct traffic as appropriate.
  • To maintain control over children who are awaiting instructions to cross.
  • To use all uniform and equipment provided for personal safety and for the safety of children and other road users, especially when stopping traffic on the Highway.
  • To regularly assess the risks associated with operating at the crossing site in order to identify any problems.
  • Report problems and defects to your manager

Appointments subject to DBS checks. Experience with working with young people preferred but not essential.

The post holder will have regular contact with pupils, parents and the general public. With this role you may also be asked to support the service area by carrying out school assemblies, undertaking surveys and other general duties as required within the Transport and Highway Development Service area.

This is your opportunity to be at the forefront of road safety education within Telford & Wrekin.

For an informal discussion, please contact Matt Powell 01952 384649

For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

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