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School midday and crossing patrol occupations

Workers in this unit group supervise the activities of school children during break and meal times and assist children to cross roads near to the entrances of schools.


Median Salary

New workers start around £16,897. Normal pay is £19,294 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £25,139.

Daily Tasks

  • Directs children to cross the road when safe.
  • Signals approaching traffic to stop by using hand signals and school crossing signs.
  • Waits for a safe gap in traffic and walks to the centre of road.
  • Meets children wanting to cross the road and directs them to wait at the kerb.
  • Assists young children with feeding, dressing, washing and toiletry activities.
  • Cares for sick children and administers first aid if necessary.
  • Supervises the playground activities of children during meal and break times.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Learning Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Writing
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Active Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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