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School Crossing Patrol

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School Crossing Patrol

Oldham Council


This job opportunity is open to applicants of the Get Oldham Working register. The register allows priority access to entry level job opportunities within Oldham Council for Oldham residents who are unemployed. If you are an unemployed Oldham resident and wish to apply for this vacancy, you must first register as part of the scheme. Visit the website to find out how to apply. Once the recruitment and selection procedures have taken place for this position, if there are no successful applicants the job will be re-advertised to Oldham residents only.

School Crossing Patrol 
People & Place
Parking Management / School Crossing Patrols


Ref: G1/OL-33681

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary: £17,364 - £18,426 pro rata (term time only)

Hours: 7.5 per week

Based: vacancies at Crompton House; Westwood Primary, Oldham; Richmond Primary, Oldham; Waterhead Academy, Oldham; Burnley Brow, Chadderton; St Marys Failsworth

Closing Date: Sunday 17th November 2019

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC.

Job Description.doc
Person Specification.doc
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Role Overview:

The School Crossing Patrol Officers work at designated locations to safely assist children and adults across the road.  The shift pattern is split between morning and afternoon for the start and finish of the school day, and must be covered in all weather conditions.


Full training will be given and uniform will be provided. For child protection purposes and enhanced DBS (Formerly CRB) check will be required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To stop traffic using the authorised sign, then cross children and adults safely across the road.
  • To use all uniform and equipment provided for the safety of yourself, children and all other members of the public, especially when stopping traffic on the highway.
  • Maintain control over children who are awaiting your instruction to cross.
  • Report any problems or difficulties to your supervisor



Key Requirements:

  • No previous experience required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must comply with training given.
  • Must satisfy competency to the SCP Supervisor.


About Us:

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham


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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

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working hours

term time part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

17th Nov 2019

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