View Vacancy -- School Crossing Patrol

Traffic, Highways and Road Safety
Prosperity, Development and Frontline Services
Highways and Streetcare
Grade 2
£9.43 per hour
Permanent Part Time Term Time

Road Safety Unit 

Current Vacancies:

Dolau Primary - 7 hours 30 minutes per week

Darrenlas Primary (temporary) - 6 hours 15 minutes per week

Tonysgyboriau Primary - 7 hours 30 minutes per week

Cwmbach Community Primary – 7 hours 30 minutes per week

Caradog Primary – 7 hours 30 minutes per week       

Tonyrefail Community School - 7 hours 30 minutes per week                   

We have a number of vacancies throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf for permanent and temporary School Crossing Patrols. Being a School Crossing Patrol is very rewarding, enabling you to provide an invaluable service to your community. The hours are part-time, term time only with the working hours varying dependant on the location, on a permanent, temporary and casual basis.

We are looking for people who want to help and who have a genuine interest in the safety of children and adults on their journeys to and from school. Our School Crossing Patrols are punctual, trustworthy, honest and dedicated men and women who are valued members of their community, who, no matter what the weather, represent one of the friendliest faces in public service, being polite and courteous at all times.

Common and practical sense is important for a School Crossing Patrol. Applicants should have knowledge of road safety, and an understanding of the current Highway Code. The ability to judge vehicles speed and distance of oncoming traffic and appreciation of vehicle stopping distances in all weathers is also necessary.

You will need the ability to communicate with children and adults to ensure that they are safe whilst they are crossing. The Road Safety Unit will ensure that you are provided with the correct training, uniform and equipment to carry out your duties.

This post will require candidates to have satisfactory post offer clearances and will be subject to regular health assessments for factors intrinsic to this post. 

If you are interested in becoming a School Crossing Patrol or would like further information about the current vacancies, please ring the Road Safety Unit on (01443) 494785.    

Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.

In addition to this safeguarding responsibility, the successful applicant for this role will also be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council. Rhondda Cynon Taf welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

7 Hours 30 minutes / 6 Hours 15 minutes
Sardis House
Sardis Road
CF37 1DU
22 October 2021
If you'd like to apply for this vacancy in Welsh, please use the 'Newid Iaith/Change Language' link at the top of this page to take you to the Welsh version of this advert, from which you can apply in Welsh.

This opportunity is closed to applications.