School Crossing Patrol Officer - Copford Primary - Working for Essex
Salary: £11.61 per hour PAYE.
Closing date: 21 Aug 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Part-time
Req ID: 8141
Role: Education
About the role

School Crossing Patrol Officer - Copford Primary

Temporary, Part Time

£11.61 per hour PAYE.

Location: Colchester

Working Style: Operational field-based worker

Closing Date: 7th July 2022

Come and support your local school and community by joining Essex County Councils School Crossing Patrol Team.

We currently have a temporary vacancy for Copford Primary School term time only, 5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

The ideal candidate would be local to school.

The Role

As a School Crossing Patrol Officer, you will be customer facing and help your community to ensure the safety of all pedestrians crossing the road to and from school, and its surrounding locations. You must have regard for the needs of people with disabilities and regularly assess the risks associated with the operating crossing site, identifying needs and reporting problems.Uniform, equipment and training will be provided. This role would suit someone who is punctual and reliable, and who is approachable and enjoys engaging with the public. If you are looking for a part time role (morning and afternoon shifts 40 minutes each) that fit in around term time dates, then this could be the role for you.


  • Ensure safety of all pedestrians crossing the road
  • Have regard needs of people with disabilities and regularly assess the risks associated with the operating crossing site, identifying needs and reporting problems
  • Maintain regular contact with the school at the crossing site
  • Assist with road safety and pedestrian training

Required Skills and Experience

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Approachable and enjoys engaging with the public

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Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

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What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

Please note that Essex County Council has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary. 

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