Waterlooville Hampshire PO8 9XP

Learning Support Assistant Required

We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant 30 hours per week, term time only for a fixed term to 31st March 2023.

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. The actual annual salary range is £13,434. to £14,432. 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 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: 19th May 2022

Click here to download the LSA Vacancy Application Pack



Waterlooville Hampshire PO8 9XP

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

Telephone 02392 241818

Please Click Here to Download the School Governor Application Form