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Road Crossing Patrol - Term Time

Kings Hill School, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2680-118S
  • Posted:27/11/2019
  • Pay:£17,364 pro rata term time, 5 hours a week
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:16/12/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:January

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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. The job involves working for approximately half an hour in the morning and half an hour in the afternoon. This role 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 in order to stop vehicles safely when required and using control measures to ensure safety of all road users.

Customers: To maintain appropriate relationships with children, in order 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 Mobility Team.

Maintain accurate records of working time and absences.

This position is at Kings Hill Primary School and required in January 2020. The Road Crossing Patrol will be working 5 hours for 38 weeks per year.

The successful applicant will be paid within Kent Scheme Grade KR2, which is £17,364 for a full-time appointment; pro rata approx. £1,941.3/year for part-time hours.

Kings Hill Primary School is 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.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please
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For further information on this role please contact David Weller on 03000 419658.

Applications must be made via the Kent County Council website and not Kent Teach. https://kenthrbc.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/road-crossing-patrol-kings-hill-school-3895?et=CQXeuGar

Information about the school

We are a very popular and oversubscribed large primary school in the heart of the Kings Hill community with 480 pupils. We are very well resourced with a well qualified and dedicated team of teaching and support staff.

Our building is modern and is a unique linear design with extensive and beautiful grounds. At one end of our school we have a state of the art computer suite and library mezzanine. We have a large extended school hall which can be divided into two by acoustic doors, the smaller of which providing an area for sports activities. Our grounds incorporate a pond dipping area, poly tunnel, woodland walk and more recently we have had a Multi Use Games Area built and an all weather running track.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 849634

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.