School Crossing Patrol

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/11/2023 23:59
£2,865 - £2,907
Hours per week:
5 hours 25 minutes
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Within the borough of Gateshead
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Nov
Further Information
Do you want a role where you’re recognised for what you do, given the opportunity to thrive and have the chance to be the best version of yourself?  Do you want to work with us in helping to create spaces that are great to work and/or live in?  If so, please keep reading as you’re just what we’re looking for!

We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join our brilliant team whose ambition is to deliver on the promises we make to our customers.  Interested in joining a great organisation with an employee offer and experience that rivals others, then this could be an opportunity you just don’t want to miss.

About the role….

An opportunity has arisen for the position of a School Crossing Patrol outside St Augustine’s RCVA Primary School. Sustainable Transport & Road Safety team are looking for active and dedicated people to help keep children and their families safe on their way to and from school. School Crossing Patrols are an important part of encouraging active travel. Patrols work both mornings and afternoons and work in all weather conditions.

The hours of duty 5 hours and 25 minutes to be worked each week (term-time only) are: 8.25 am to 9.05 am and 15.05 pm to 15.30 pm Monday to Friday. If successful you will receive full-training and uniform. 

Punctuality, good communication skills, good community spirit and road sense are essential for this post.
You will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

No formal qualification are needed just the ability to have a natural rapport with children, adults, drivers and teachers alongside an awareness of road safety. We will train successful applicants in the professional skills to confidently manage the traffic.

A bit about Gateshead Council…

We’re truly committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we need like-minded people who can help us deliver a sector leading service.   We need people who want to make a difference, who are talented, possess the right knowledge and skills and who want the chance to demonstrate how good they are.

What’s in it for you?  Well, there’s so much on offer and here’s just a few of the highlights!

You’ll be paid a competitive salary plus additional allowances where relevant
We’ll help you save for your future with an outstanding employer contribution to your pension of approximately 18.9% per year
You’ll have access to great health and wellbeing support, including discounted membership to GO Gateshead Leisure Services and ability to use our cycle to work scheme
You will receive a generous mileage allowance when using your vehicle for work purposes
You’ll get a generous annual leave package per year and the chance to buy up to 10 additional holidays per year
We’ll give you the chance to take advantage of various offers and discounts on shopping and household spend; including O2, Virgin Media and Dell

It’s time to apply!

We’re delighted that you want to come and work with us.  Please take a look at the full job profile via this link

Job Profile.  It’s important that you read it in full and check that you meet the essential criteria, because when we start choosing people to come and meet us we’ll be checking to ensure that they meet the essential criteria as set out in the job profile. 

All we need from you is a completed application form which you can do online, so please send it to us no later than midnight on 9th July 2023.

If successful, you will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further information contact the Road Safety Team email gilliancook@gateshead.gov.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.