Headteacher Vacancy

Closing Date: Thursday 14th June 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 28th June and Friday 29th June 2018
Job Start Date: Tuesday 1st January 2019
Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary Type: Leadership Scale
Salary details: Point 41-53
The indicative pay salary is set at £64,417 -£74,615
Hours of Work: Full Time
Location of Role: Rachel Madocks, Waterlooville, Hampshire
Contact email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At Rachel Madocks we pride ourselves on the quality of education we provide for our pupils and the opportunities we create to encourage and develop their communication and independence skills.

We continually strive to provide exciting learning opportunities relevant to every child’s individual needs in a happy, safe and caring environment where everyone is respected and very much valued.

Rachel Madocks is a special school where we are all “valued for being me”.

Job/Person Summary
In preparation for the retirement of our current head we are recruiting for a headteacher who has the vision and passion to lead the school into the future. A brave, strategic and independent thinker is required and someone to help us continue to improve.

What we ask of you as our leader:

  • Provide strong leadership with the ability to delegate
  • Be strategic thinking
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate a clear desire for success for children and young people
  • Help us to minimise our budget challenges
  • Lead by examplewith a willingness to go that extra mile
  • Help us develop strong links with families, partners, employers and our community

We, in turn, offer:-

  • A great place to work with an impressive team
  • Tangible passion for our school
  • High aspirations within school and beyond
  • A stimulating environment
  • A school prepared to change and develop
  • A respectful culture that is at the heart of all we do

We invite you to work with our talented and motivated team.

Application procedure

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 023 92 241 818

For an information pack please contact Education Personnel Services via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application will need to be returned to Education Personnel Services, electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 14th June 2018


Waterlooville Hampshire PO8 9XP

Required 29th October 2018 or earlier
Salary range MPR/UPR depending on experience + SEN allowance

Due to a recent resignation we have a full time, permanent vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join our dedicated and supportive staff team. We aim to appoint someone who, like our current teachers, is passionate about special education and has high expectations of themselves and the pupils they teach.

The leadership team and governors are committed to raising pupil attainment and supporting outstanding practice. We continue to be a Good School – Ofsted November 2017 who are “successfully driving further improvements” and “dedicated to our pupils, their families and our staff”. The school ethos “Valued for being Me” does mean everyone! We are a caring, friendly and supportive team.

This vacancy is an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher with a passion for teaching young people with special needs whose background evidences this commitment and enthusiasm.

We strongly encourage you to visit our school prior to your application. You will receive a warm welcome and the chance of meeting our wonderful pupils and staff.

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 for applications: 15th June 2018 noon
Interview date: 25th June 2018


Governor Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for two co-opted governors and a parent governor. In looking to Recruitment Pack - April 2018fill these the governors of the school have identified the following skills, experience and attributes that they feel would help strengthen the governing body:

  • time
  • Commitment and interest in our children’s future and improving educational outcomes
  • Inquisitiveness to read paperwork, analyse and question
  • The ability to assimilate information, make judgements and take decisions
  • Good inter-personal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience of areas such as education, finance, personnel and business

Co-opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body, Parent Governors are elected by parents. All potential governors are invited to visit the school and meet with the Headteacher and Governors. They may also be invited to attend a meeting. All potential Governors are required to complete an application form and references will be called for co-opted governors. Any appointed or elected governors will undergo an enhanced DBS check.
If you are interested in becoming a Governor please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 02392 241818 and we will be happy to give you further information.