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97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 8QR

Acting Headteacher: Piers Maitland


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Post: School Crossing Patrol Officer


Scale:1 (Point 6-11)


Contract: 7.5 hours per week (8.30 - 9.15am and 3.00 – 3.30pm)


Actual Salary: £3,573.15 pa


Responsible To: The Head of Business


(Initially fixed term contract for two terms)


Start date: 07.01.2019 or as soon as possible




To ensure the safety of children crossing the road at a designated point between specified times. The discharge of these duties must not be to the detriment of the welfare of other road users.




1.To understand and comply with the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.


2.To uphold and comply with the statutory provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any other relevant legislation or Council Policies and Procedures relating to “Health and Safety at Work”.


3.Undertaken the required training and maintain the National Standard of road safety.  





1. To carry out the council’s policy with regard to the school crossing patrol service which includes health and safety procedures.


2. 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.


3. To maintain control over children who are awaiting your instructions to cross.


4. Support the children’s learning of road safety.


5. Report any problems or difficulties to the Head of Business.  

Edinburgh Primary School, Walthamstow is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated School Crossing Patrol Officer. You will supervise children safely across the road on their way to and from school, also offering assistance to adults who present themselves to cross during duty times.


The role has an opportunity for a job share post.  Times required will be mornings from 8.30-9.15 and afternoons 3.00-3.45, on school days only. Uniform includes lapel camera for personal safety and training will be provided.


You will be expected to attend training, INSET and take part in some school road safety activities for which you will be paid.

Further information about the school can be found at: Web links:


All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Edinburgh Primary School, 97 Queens Road, Walthamstow, E17 8QR or emailed to: quoting ‘School Crossing Patrol Officer’ in the subject bar.


Edinburgh Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to references and an enhanced DBS.


Person Specification Crossing Patrol Officer