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School Crossing Patroller

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Salary –Scale 1 £24,684  Pro rata ( £5,897 Actual Salary)  

Term Time 

Fixed-Term until 31st March 2025 with a possible extension 

Location: Northcote Road junction with Honeywell Road (Wandsworth)

Immediate Start 

 Are you looking for a rewarding job helping the community? Can you help make it safer for children to cross the road?

  The site below requires a School Crossing Patroller, sometimes called "lollipop" men or women, to help children cross the road on their way to and from school during term time.

Northcote Road junction with Honeywell Road

Site times are 08:30 - 09:30 and 14:55 – 1605. A total of 10 hours per week.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

An understanding of Road Safety issues and an appreciation of children’s welfare.

Have a record of reliability and good timekeeping.

Ability to show patience and tact.

Ability to work split shifts and in adverse weather conditions.

To have good eyesight and hearing.

Ensures children’s safety while using crossing. 

To wear issued protective clothing and carry official sign whilst on patrol. 

Good time keeping and reliability is essential for the safety of children wishing to cross the road at designated patrol sites. 

Patrollers must arrive in good time to commence patrol duties and must remain at the patrol until the end of the patrol duty. 

To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to your role within the Council. To also be fully aware of the principles of safeguarding as they apply to vulnerable adults in relation to your work role.

Recruitment Timeline 

Closing Date:  28th April 2024

Shortlisting Date: 30th April 2024

Interview Date: TBC

 Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 


We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. 

  We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.  


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