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Relief Pupil Escorts

Education - Non School

Passenger Assistants

Oldham Council


Economy, Skills and Neighbourhoods

Education and Early Years

Relief Pupil Escort

Contract Type: Casual

Salary: Grade 2

Please see additional Terms and Conditions: Oldham Council Terms and Conditions.docx

Hours: various

Based: various locations

Closing date: 24/01/2017

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC


Role overview

To be responsible for the supervision, care, well-being and safety of children with special educational needs while they are transported to and from school in transport commissioned by the Council.


Key responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the comfort, safety and well-being of pupils, and to ensure their safe arrival at school or home as appropriate.
  • To provide a link between home and school as appropriate.
  • To supervise children and maintain order inside the vehicle. 

Key Requirements

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

·         The ability to meet a child’s individual care needs.

·         The ability to communicate appropriately, sensitively and confidentially with adults and children.

·         Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative.


About Us

Oldham Council is a leading Local Authority.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities. 


The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (previously known as CRB)


We welcome applications from residents of Oldham as part of our campaign to Get Oldham Working.  For more information please visit However, where a meaningful shortlist can be drawn from internal applications in the first instance,  these applicants shall be given priority access to the vacancy in line with the Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy.

Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

Oldham Right to Work in the UK.doc


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working hours

11 59 pm

24th Jan 2017

application deadline