Road Crossing Patrols - Various Schools in Kent

Job Reference REF/TP/419/9775

The job has expired.

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Permanent Term Time
£23,337 pro-rata (Approx £12.09 / hour)
Working Hours:
5 / 7.50 / 8.75 / 10 hours per week (Various hours available across different schools)
Various across Kent
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Kent County Council


Term Time Only – 38 Weeks

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

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 approx £12.09 / hour for the hours worked; £23,337 for full-time equivalent appointment.

Please ensure you understand the salary arrangements before applying.

As you will be working a short-split shift throughout the day, it is recommended that you should be able to travel to the site in a timely manner.

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

5.0 hours per week:

Leeds and Broomfield Primary School                (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Kemsing Primary School                                     (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Tunstall Primary School                                       (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Coxheath Primary School                                    (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Hildenborough, Tonbridge                                    (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

7.50 hours per week:

Garlinge Primary, Margate                                   (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Mayfield Grammar School, Gravesend                (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary, Northfleet              (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

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

Sevenoaks Primary School                                  (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)    

Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells                          (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Kings Hill Primary, Kings Hill                                 (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)

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

Homewood School, Tenterden                               (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Rolvenden Primary School                                     (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

Crockenhill Primary School                                    (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

8.75 hours per week:

Hunton Primary School                                          (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

10.0 hours per week:

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone            (Mon-Fri morning/afternoon)

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

We are keen to hear from 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 subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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.

Interviews will be held online using Microsoft Teams.

Previous applicants to our SCP vacancies need not apply.



Contact Details

For more information, please contact:

David Weller - Safer Active Journeys SCP Officer

03000 422401 (answerphone - 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, faiths and those with caring responsibilities, 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: