Vacancy – 7.5 hours per week, term time only.


We have a vacancy for a Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant, initially on a casual basis, for 7.5 hours per week, worked from 11:30am to 1:15pm daily Monday to Friday during term time.  Hourly rate paid is £9.25

We are a special school for children aged 2 to 19 years with severe and profound multiple learning difficulties.  

We welcome prospective candidates to come have a chat about the role and to visit our school prior to application.  We are Covid safe and adhere to the rules and regulations.  

Please contact Coleen Smith either via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the school on 023 92 241 818 to make an appointment.  We look forward to hearing from you.  



Eagle Avenue Cowplain Waterlooville Hants PO8 9XP
Learning Support Assistant required
30 hours per week – Fixed term post to 31.03.2022 - term time only

We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant 30 hours per week, term time only for a fixed term to 31st of March 2022

Our pupils are aged 2 – 19 years with learning, communication and complex health needs ranging from severe to profound and multiple. The successful applicant will be required to work across the breadth of our school.

Ideally, you will have some experience of SEND in a learning environment but this is not essential if you show a strong desire to work with our young people. We welcome applications from people with or without experience, or suitably qualified professionals who are passionate about working with children with special educational needs and disabilities.
Please see our website for more details about us together with an application pack.

Our 30 core hours of work are 8:45am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday with half an hour lunch break. As we are a school, you will be required to take all annual leave during school holidays. Integral to your own professional development and as part of your core working weeks you will be required to attend some after school meetings and essential twilight training. The salary range is Grade B or C depending on your qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range is therefore £9.62 to £10.34 and the actual annual salary range £13,203. To £14,184. for 30 hours per week term time only.

Please see the school’s website for more details under vacancies together with an application pack. Please send completed applications electronically to Coleen Smith at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or marked for her attention via the post to the school.
“Rachel Madocks School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks."

Closing date: 14th June 2021

Please Click Here for the Learning Support Assistant Pack


Join our Governing Body, and help move our school forward, from Good to Outstanding!

Rachel Madocks Special School is a co-educational day school for 91 pupils aged 2 -19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex medical needs, near to Waterlooville.

We have:-

  • Wonderful pupils who enjoy coming to school
  • A well supported and trained Governing Body
  • A high staffing to pupil ratio
  • Dedicated, professional staff and a huge commitment to continuous development

Our latest Ofsted inspection in November 2017 confirmed that we continue to be a ‘good school’.

We are currently recruiting Governors to join our friendly governing body, drawn from members of the local community, staff and parents. Their important role is to support the excellent work of the school, be a critical friend and ensure we become ‘outstanding’. We usually meet after school at 5pm (currently on Zoom) and you would be expected to attend approximately 9 meetings annually.

If you would like further details of this important voluntary role please visit our website:

or contact Judith Wilkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone 02392 241818

Please Click Here to Download the School Governor Application Form