Road Crossing Patrol

Job Reference REF/TP/419/6160

This job has been closed.

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Permanent Term Time
£19,293 pro-rata - (approximately £10 per hour)
Working Hours:
Various hours available
Various Locations
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Kent County Council


The Road Crossing Patrol will be working hours dependent on the school site (see below) for 38 weeks per year.

The successful applicant will be paid within Kent Scheme Grade KR3, currently pro-rata £10/hour for the hours worked; £19,293 for full-time equivalent appointment.


Please ensure you understand the salary arrangements before applying.


We currently have vacancies for the following hours at schools in the County:


1 hour per week:


Egerton Primary School (Friday only morning/afternoon)

Ulcombe Primary School (Thursday only morning/afternoon)


1.33 hours per week:


Madginford Primary School (Monday only morning/afternoon)


2.0 hours per week:


Brenchley and Matfield Primary School (Mon-Thurs afternoons only)


2.50 hours per week:


Leeds and Broomfield Primary School (Mon-Fri afternoons only)


5.0 hours per week:


Kemsing Primary School (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Tunstall Primary School (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Drapers Mill Primary School, Margate (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)


7.50 hours per week:


Westlands Primary School, Sittingbourne (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Oakfield Primary School, Dartford (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

John Mayne Primary School, Biddenden (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Capel Primary School, Tonbridge (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Tunbury Primary School, Walderslade (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

St Laurence Junior Academy, Ramsgate (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

All Souls Primary School, Cheriton (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

St Matthew’s Primary School, High Brooms (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)


8.75 hours per week:


Hunton Primary School (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)


Kent County Council School Crossing Patrol Service currently has a large team of dedicated community-minded men and women carrying out the important role of ensuring the safety of children on the way to and from school.

We are keen to hear from those members of the community who can demonstrate traffic awareness, a sense of responsibility and are keen to show dedication and commitment in carrying out a very important job to make the roads of Kent safer for children. Most roles would be suitable for appropriate job share arrangements e.g., mornings/afternoons.

A uniform is provided to protect you against the elements. Some basic IT skills and personal email address are required.

Job Purpose:

To ensure the safe passage of school children and other pedestrians who are accompanying them at specific sites, in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1981.

Role Responsibilities:

Safety: To operate the school crossing patrol point in a safe manner, identifying hazards and the risks they present to children, carers, and drivers, maintaining an awareness of traffic movement and speed to stop vehicles safely when required and using control measures to ensure safety of all road users.

Customers: To maintain appropriate relationships with children, to control the movement of groups of children at the crossing point, ensuring their personal safety.

Reliability: Maintain excellent standard of timekeeping to ensure that the crossing point is always covered at the required times.

Information: Report incidents occurring whilst on duty to the Safer Active Journeys Team.

Maintain accurate records of working time and absences.

All positions are required to be filled as soon as possible.

KCC and all SCP Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. 

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Interviews will be held online using Microsoft Teams during October.


When submitting your application, please be clear about which school vacancy you would like to be considered.


Previous applicants to our SCP vacancies need not apply.


Contact Details

David Weller - Safer Active Journeys SCP Officer

Katie Ireland - Safer Active Journeys Team Leader


Tel: 03000 422401 (please leave message for call back)


About The Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

Job Description & Person Specification: