School Midday and Crossing Patrol Occupations

School midday and crossing patrol occupations supervise the activities of school children during break and meal times and assist children to cross roads in the vicinity of schools.


New workers

New workers start around £558. Normal pay is £3,682 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £7,133.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 92,725 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Working With Children

  • Effective Communication

  • Flashing (Weatherproofing)

  • Risk Analysis

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Disabilities

  • Microsoft Teams

  • Numeracy

  • Resourcing

  • Student Engagement

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • English Language

  • Customer Service

  • Teaching

  • Verbal Communication Skills

  • Management

  • Problem Reporting

  • Leadership

  • Report Writing

  • Literacy

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.