Vacancies

RACHEL MADOCKS SCHOOL
Eagle Avenue Cowplain Waterlooville Hants PO8 9XP
Learning Support Assistant required
Salary range £16,173 – £17,171
30 hours per week – term time only

We have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant 30 hours per week. This vacancy is, initially, for a fixed term to 31st March 2025.

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. “School staff go above and beyond for the children.” Ofsted February 2023

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. www.rachelmadocksschool.co.uk

Our 30 core hours of work are 8:45am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday with half an hour lunch break. We are open to being flexible around this for the right candidate so please make it clear what hours might better suit your personal commitments when applying for this post. We regret however, due to the amount of training involved, we will not consider requests of less than 3 days per week.

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.

Please see the school’s website www.rachelmadocksschool.co.uk for more details under vacancies together with an application pack. Please send
completed applications electronically to Clare Smy at c.smy@rachelmadocks.hants.sch.uk 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: 4th June 2024

LSA person specification 2022

LSA 1 Role profile

Letter re LSA vacancy 2024

 

RACHEL MADOCKS SCHOOL
Eagle Avenue Cowplain Waterlooville Hants PO8 9XP
Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants required
Approximately 8.75 hours per week worked Monday to Friday term time only.
Scale A Step 1 £11.50 per hour.

“School staff go above and beyond for the children.” Ofsted February 2023
Our pupils are aged 2 – 19 years with learning, communication and complex health needs ranging from severe to profound and multiple. Due to growth in our pupil numbers, we are looking to expand our friendly and supportive team of lunchtime supervisory assistants.

We are recruiting for Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant to work 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily Monday to Friday, approximately 8.75 hours per week term time only.

We are looking for people who are passionate about working with children and young people with special educational needs. No experience is necessary. You will receive all the training you require.

Initially this post will be offered to successful candidates on a ‘casual’ basis. However, there are opportunities for career progression in our school for
Lunchtime staff to develop and become Learning Support Assistants. Please see our website for more details about us together with an application
form. www.rachelmadocksschool.co.uk or email Clare Smy c.smy@rachelmadocks.hants.sch.uk. Alternatively, please phone or pop into the school for a printed form for completion.

“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 7th June 2024

 

 

RACHEL MADOCKS SCHOOL
Eagle Avenue Cowplain Waterlooville Hants PO8 9XP
Vacancy for a
Co-Opted Governor

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 101 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

“Rachel Madocks continues to be a Good school. Pupils are taught by well-trained teachers and support staff”. Ofsted February 2023

We are currently recruiting for a Co-opted Governor to join our friendly governing body, drawn from members of the local community. Their important
role is to support the excellent work of the school, be a critical friend and ensure we become ‘outstanding’. We usually meet at school at 5pm. There is now the opportunity for Governors to attend a meeting virtually, if they are unable to attend a particular meeting in person. You would be expected to attend approximately 8 meetings annually.

Job/Person Summary
• Governing bodies have a strong focus of three core strategic functions: Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and direction
• Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of the staff
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
• Each individual governor is a member of a governing body and all decisions are the joint responsibility of the governing body
• No one governor is not expected to know it all. The strength of a governing body lies in its ability to attract and rely upon members from a wide variety of backgrounds, sharing out the duties amongst its members, and be able to take decisions as a group
• Team work and ability to offer professional discussion

If you would like further information please contact the clerk to governors on governors@rachelmadocks.hants.sch.uk Or, contact the school on 02392241818, or complete the application form below naming Rachel Madocks School

https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/governors/volunteer