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We are always looking for relief School Crossing Patrol Officers and there are often permanent positions available. If you have a bit of time to spare, would like to play a vital role in your community and earn some extra money at the same time, please contact us. All appointments are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.
Orkney Islands Council has a team of 14 dedicated School Crossing Patrol Officers (SCPO) who help children to cross the roads safely on their way to and from school. The majority are based in Kirkwall, with three in Stromness and one at Firth Primary School.
Although we provide school crossing patrols, parents are still responsible for ensuring that their children make it to school safely. Remember, if you are crossing with your child at a patrol site:
Please remember, if you are approaching a patrol site:
We are happy to discuss any matters regarding the School Crossing Patrols. Please contact us on 01856873535 extension 2422 or email Education and Leisure.