Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Current vacancies at The Hamble School are listed below. Candidates should apply using either the Support Staff or the Teaching Staff Application form only, CVs will not be considered or accepted.

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Application Forms

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Current vacancies at The Hamble School

Learning Support Assistant

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Normally full-time 37 per week, 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3:30pm Friday, with some flexibility required but requests for part-time hours will be considered.

Weeks: Term time only (39 weeks)

Pay: Grade B £19,501 – £19,776 Actual (£22,737 – £23,058 FTE)

Start Date: July 2024

Closing Date: Midday, Friday 28 June 2024

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed


We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change under the leadership of a new Headteacher. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1163 students and were oversubscribed for September 2023.

We have a new enhanced SEND provision and Inclusion department. The provision operates as part of a wider curriculum offering support for students who are unable to access the mainstream curriculum across 3 newly designed rooms and interventions. 

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to work in our SEND Department to support students with a range of Special Educational Needs at KS3/KS4 in a mainstream school. The post holder will work with students who have learning, social and physical difficulties and support them across the curriculum. The ideal candidate should demonstrate enthusiasm, resilience, initiative, good time management, patience and a passion for working with and assisting young people to learn. 

Applicants must have proven literacy and numeracy skills, equivalent to GCSE Grade C and above.  Written communication must be a particular strength.   Experience of working in a secondary school would be advantageous as would experience of working with students with communication and language issues and disabilities. Applicants must be willing to attend manual handling training and specific training to meet individual student needs.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a positive and optimistic working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • strong internal (we have student teacher, ECT and Middle Leader training programmes in place as well as support and teaching staff studying courses available through the HCC Apprenticeship Levy) and external training development opportunities (we are part of PiXL and have strong ties with local school alliances and consortia and therefore have access to excellent professional networks in which to share good practice and support your growth in your role);
  • personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
  • a well-equipped campus with excellent gym and swimming facilities run by Everyone Active which staff can take advantage of for free, access to leisure and sports classes at heavily discounted membership rates and preferential rates for family members;
  • the opportunity to apply for discounted childcare placements with Hamble Early Years Centre, based directly next to the school;
  • free on-site parking and good local public transport links to the school (bus/ rail).

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be located at the top of this page, please note CV’s will not be considered or accepted. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, hr@thehambleschool.co.uk . If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. 

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF) | Role Profile: Download (PDF)

Student Support Officer

Contract: Permanent

Pay: C Grade –  £19,825 – £20,704 Actual
£23,115 – £24,140 FTE

Hours: Full time 37 per week, 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3:30pm Friday, with some flexibility required.

Weeks: 39

Closing Date: Midday, 17 June 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed


We are looking for a strong and organised Student Support Officer who has high standards of work and continuously strives to improve their practices We are offering an exciting opportunity to join The Hamble School during a period of rapid improvement and change. Our vision ‘We Care, We Aim High, We Learn and Achieve Together’ encapsulates the work we do every day. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1170 students and are looking to expand our staffing further.

The Pastoral Team consists of a dedicated team of experienced staff, including Progress Leaders, Assistant Progress Leaders, Student Welfare Officer, Admissions and Exclusions Officer and Behaviour Administration Support. Our aim is to deliver the highest level of student support to promote progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Student Support Officer to provide support and guidance to students. We are looking for someone who can build strong relationships with students, work with parents/ carers, other staff members and external agencies to support all aspects of progress of our students. We are also looking for someone who is solution-focussed, has a ‘can do’ attitude and is able to work as part of a wider Pastoral Team.

In return, we can offer you:

  • a positive and optimistic working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, progress and high standards of achievement and behaviour;
  • Opportunities to engage with Hampshire Apprenticeship scheme.
  • personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
  • a well-equipped campus with excellent gym and swimming facilities run by Everyone Active which staff can take advantage of for free. Access to leisure andsports classes at heavily discounted membership rates and preferential rates for family members;
  • the opportunity to apply for discounted childcare placements with Hamble Early Years Centre which is based directly next to the school;
  • free on-site parking and good local public transport links to the school (bus/ rail).

We welcome visits to the school to see us in action and invite you to come and have an informal chat and meet the Headteacher.

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be located at the top of this page. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, hr@thehambleschool.co.uk  If you currently work in a school, please ensure your first reference is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Exam Invigilators

Contract Type: Casual

Hours: As and when – to be agreed with the school

Weeks: As and when – required during term time

Pay: £10.42 per hour plus a supplement of 12.07% to recompense you for your entitlement to receive paid statutory annual leave


The Hamble School is a happy, thriving and vibrant learning community for students aged 11-16. Our motto ‘Achieving Excellence Together’ encapsulates our ethos of high expectations and ambition for all. We work together in partnership with parents/ carers and the local community to ensure that students are supported to achieve their very best and leave The Hamble School as ‘lifelong learners’. Our intake numbers are increasing – we currently have 1163 students and are consistently oversubscribed. There is a clear plan to ensure continuous improvement in all aspects of school life and it is an exciting time to join us.

The Exams Department is an integral part of school life. Our aim is to ensure that all students are treated fairly within the examination environment and that the rules and regulations of the JCQ and Awarding Bodies are upheld. This is an exciting opportunity to assist with the Pre Public (Mock) Examinations and GCSE examinations at the school.
Invigilating is a vital role in supporting the Exams Officer to run busy exam periods in the school calendar. We are seeking individuals who can promote a supportive and calm atmosphere so that our students are able to fulfil or exceed their potential during the examination period. In addition to Exam Invigilator duties, you may also act as a reader or a scribe for students who require access arrangements to support them in their examinations. Therefore, applicants must be confident in their literacy skills.

We would like successful candidates to work at different times throughout the year but particularly during the Pre Public exams (February / March each year) and the GCSE Summer Series external examinations (May to June each year). Availability during these time periods is essential.

This position is suitable for individuals from all backgrounds with a variety of skillsets, regardless of your stage of career. If you are looking for a flexible position that requires working only a few weeks a year then this is the role for you.

To apply please complete a support staff application form which can be located at the top of this page. Applications should be returned electronically to Karen Chilcott, HR Officer, hr@thehambleschool.co.uk If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description: Download (PDF)

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The Hamble School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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 DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

For information, the following link takes you to the school’s Child Protection Policy:
www.thehambleschool.co.uk/policies-procedures