Security Patrol Officer - Part Time - Nights

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: Part Time, Friday and Saturday Nights, 10pm-6am with a 30 minute unpaid break 

Salary: £13.00 per hour

Anticipated start date:ASAP

Closing date: 27th May 2024

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire 

Job Overview 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our In-House Security Team here at Stowe, as a part time weekend night Security Patrol Officer.   

Working on a fixed rota system alongside another colleague, you will work every Friday and Saturday night from 10pm until 6am the following morning.   

Your role will be to provide a high level of security that ensures the protection of our staff, pupils, parents, other visitors and the buildings. This role will also include the joint monitoring of the Schools Fire Alarm systems and responding to Fire Alarm Activations; whilst maintaining standards and controls under the Health and Safety at Work Act.  

An SIA Qualification in Door Supervision and / or CCTV Public Space Surveillance would be an advantage, but SIA training will be arranged after an initial probation period, for the successful applicant who can demonstrate previous experience that compliments this post. A departmental training and induction program will be provided

Please read the full Job Description here.

Stowe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

Date agreed: April 2024

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • Current driving licence  
  • Current first aid certificate  

  • SIA Door Supervision Licence  

  • SIA Public Space Surveillance Licence (CCTV) 

  • GCSE English

Specialist Skills & Experience

  • Basic IT skills   

  • Excellent communication skills  

  • Good all round organisation skills  

  • Excellent time-keeping and reliability  

  • History of working with young children (School environment)  

  • Background experience within a security environment  

  • Some knowledge of Security Systems (ie: Access Control / CCTV / Fire Alarm and Intruder Alarms)  

Personal Qualities

  • Polite/calm attitude  

  • Integrity  

  • Suitable physical fitness  

  • Positive attitude towards working flexible shifts  

  • The ability to work within the boundaries of strict Policies and Procedures.  

  • Able to bring a positive attitude and work well as part of a small team, as well as being able to work well using your own initiative when given set tasks 

To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to recieving your application.