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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,366.00 Annually (FTE)

Safe Zone Road Attendant job summary

Main purpose of job

This role is based outside Seven Fields Primary School helping the students and their families get to and from school safely.

To work 10 hours per week, 1 hour each morning and 1 hour each afternoon. 8.00-9.00am and 2.15-3.15pm, working independently with minimal supervision. Fixed term for 1 year.

To operate the road safety School Safe Environment Zone (SSEZ) patrol point in a safe manner, identifying hazards and the risks they present to children, adult carers and drivers, maintaining awareness of traffic movement and speed and to stop vehicles who are not allowed to use Leigh Road during the SSEZ hours.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • to control the movement of traffic under the SSEZ scheme (further information can be provided)

  • you will make the road safer for all users making sure cars are stopped at appropriate times

  • you are self-motivated and willing to work outside in all weathers throughout the year to serve the community

  • ability to remain calm when put under pressure by drivers or pedestrians

  • good oral communication skills to be able to deal effectively with children, colleagues and other adults.

  • have excellent time-keeping skills

  • have some basic IT skills to be able to log on to a computer to check work emails and complete any required online training.

  • a basic level of literacy and numeracy sufficient to follow detailed written instructions and procedures and record necessary information during the course of the duty.

What we can offer

  • full training and uniform provided

  • an exciting opportunity to work within a team of professionals dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of the teaching profession

  • motivated, engaged and well-behaved children

  • supportive parents

  • a wonderful, highly resourced working environment with the support of experienced dynamic leadership

  • professional development that is tailored to your needs

  • highly skilled Board of Governors dedicated to providing staff with everything they need to develop their roles

  • a pro-active commitment to promoting staff well-being and work/life balance.

Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.

OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably: to be better faster together.

OUR ‘WHY?’ is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best possible ‘go’ for our pupils.

OUR ‘HOW?’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.

Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate. An offer may be made to an exceptional candidate in this instance.

If you would like to have a confidential conversation with Mrs Karen Luker, about the role, prior to application, then please email kluker@sevenfieldsprimary.org or telephone 01793 723833

The River Learning Trust and Seven Fields Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Seven Fields Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
274 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Seven Fields school is a friendly school which strives to ensure that all children have a warm, safe and caring environment within which to learn.

Our school is a place where everyone is included and valued. We believe that all children have a voice and should be listened to. We are proud that all our pupils enjoy coming to school and that they know that their education and achievement is at the centre of everything we do.

We prepare children to be lifelong learners with a sense of enquiry and a drive to succeed. We encourage children to work together to enjoy their learning and we support them as they aspire to take risks and achieve personal progress.

We aim to create a learning environment where everyone can celebrate success, people show respect for one another and where children care for their learning environment.

In our school we want everyone to feel good about themselves and how they are growing to become future members of the wider community, with aspirations for their own future and clear goals to achieve success.

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