School Crossing Patrol
Northumberland School Crossing Patrol services
are currently responsible for approximately 80
school crossing sites.
School Crossing Patrols are not just for children, our officers may
assist anyone who seeks their help in crossing the road safely and
cross thousands of adults and children every year.
What sort of people become a School Crossing Patrol?
If you are a community-minded individual and
interested in helping other or working with the public then
becoming a patroller might suit you.
The job of a School Crossing Patrol is also a
very rewarding one. You should be available between the hours of
8:00-9:15am and 14:50 – 16:15pm Monday to Friday (Approximately 8.5
hours per week).
If you are interested there are also flexible
job share applications considered.
How do I become a School Crossing Patrol and what is
An applicant will be required to attend an
interview, complete an Occupational Health Check and have a
Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly Criminal Records
Bureau) before they can be appointed. Once these have been cleared
as satisfactory, an applicant will be contacted to arrange a start
Do I get a uniform, am I trained and how much will I be
All patrols will be issued with an approved
coat, hat and crossing flag (lollipop stick) and full training will
be provided by the county Road Safety Officer.
Staff are paid monthly and are required to
work during school term time only.
Patrols are paid between £6.38-£7.04 per hour
and are eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Across the county we have vacancies for School
Crossing Patrols and relief School Crossing Patrols.
The position of School Crossing Patrol is
suitable for persons who are able to commit to a minimum of 1 hour
a day to the service.
Please contact Natalie
McGrath for more Information:
Tel: 01670 622323