School Crossing Patrol Officer FIF125

Rosyth, Fife
13234 - 14379
07 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Interview Date: Monday 21 January 2019

Approximate Working times are, Monday to Friday:

Morning Shift Start Time:      8.30 am                    Morning Shift Finish Time:              9.05 am

Lunchtime Shift Start Time:  12.35 pm                   Lunchtime Shift Finish Time:           1.35 pm

Afternoon Shift Start Time:   3.15 pm                    Afternoon Shift Finish Time:            3.40 pm

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace.  Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.


You will play a vital role in community safety by ensuring children and other members of the community safely cross the road at a designated point between specified times. 

It is essential that you are able to attend the patrol point in all weathers, including attending at short notice in the event of unscheduled school closures.

You should have good road sense and be approachable and customer friendly, being able to communicate with children and members of the public whilst maintaining control over children who are awaiting your instruction to cross.

You will be required to wear a uniform and use equipment provided for the safety of yourself, children and all other members of the public, especially when stopping traffic on the highway.

The Individual

Although no formal qualifications are necessary, the ability to cope in all weather conditions, a good road sense, knowledge of Highway Code/Green Cross Code and previous experience working with children would be desirable. 

Training in safe crossings, along with access to a dedicated co-ordinator for advice and personal development is also available.

You will be required to attend for any Occupational Health Assessments as may be necessary.

Before confirming your appointment to the post, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership for working with Children, through Disclosure Scotland.

For further information, please contact:Peter Barrie onext. 447151 or at

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