Support Vacancies

27.5 Hours Per Week (8.30am – 3.00pm) – Term time only

Depending on Experience

Grade B – £18,562 – £18,877 Pro rata
Grade C – £18,933 – £19,941 Pro rata

We are looking to recruit a number of Learning Support Assistants who will need to be able work under the direction of the school’s Assisant Headteacher/Special Educational Needs Coordinator to support students with SEND not only in their lessons, but as keyworkers and to lead small group and 1:1.intervention lessons

Experience in working with children with SEND would be an advantage, however additional training will be given.

Do you have a caring, patient, adaptable and flexible approach to your work, display initiative, possess good ICT skills and really enjoy working with children and young people?

We would love to work with an engaging, warm and committed individual who is able to encourage young people to do their best irrespective of any barriers to their learning, that they may have

The foundation of the school’s ethos is “Every Child, Every Step, Every Day”.

If you feel this post in our caring and friendly school is something that appeals to you, then either apply via our website as detailed below or telephone to make an appointment to visit the school before making your application.

Please visit our website to download an application form and role profile. Email completed applications to Enhanced DBS checks will be undertaken.

Closing date for applications – Monday 7th June

Testwood School takes its duty seriously to safeguard children

School Nurse/First Aider – Term time Only
32.5 hours/week 8.30am-3.30pm Mon-Fri
Salary range £18,933 – £19,941 (FTE) Pro rata

Vacancy exits for a school nurse / first aider for the welfare of students and staff. The post will involve administrative and clerical responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Previous experience as a school nurse/first aider within a school or education setting. (Secondary aged students).
• Have a valid, relevant nursing/first aid qualification.
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
• Have empathy & understanding of student’s development needs.
• Good organisational & IT skills


Closing date for applications Friday 21st May 2021.
Applications to

Testwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments to the post are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS), references and other pre-employment safeguarding checks.

£9.20 per hour

We urgently look to appoint several new Exam Invigilators to our team.

Duties to include completing an attendance register, checking and collation of examination papers, invigilation of GCSE and other examinations, together with general clerical duties in support of the examination process. On occasion, you may be required to read to candidates.

Exams usually take place during the months of November, January, April, May and June.

This is a part-time casual post for up to 12 weeks per year. The hours will be variable, between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

For further information and to apply, please download the application from the Testwood School website. Alternatively, if you know anyone who might be interested in this post, please ask them to download the application form.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Testwood School is an Academy Trust seeking a Trustee to join the Board of Trustees, with experience either in education, finance or business. The post is a voluntary position.

The trustees of an academy trust are both charity trustees and company directors.

Trustees focus on the three core functions of governance:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and the strategic direction of the school.
  • Holding school leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its students and the performance management of staff.
  • Overseeing and ensuring effective financial performance of the school.

Ideally, you must:

  • Have a desire to play a part in improving our school.
  • Be willing to build an open relationship with the staff and act as a critical friend and
  • Be willing to give around 20 hours per term to attend meetings, visit the school and attend free training (usually in the evenings)

What do you get in return?

  • An understanding into the long term planning of the school
  • An opportunity to work with the trustees and staff in improving our school
  • Training to develop an understanding of specific school management issues
  • A great sense of achievement in making a real difference to our school
  • The pleasure of seeing our students learning and developing

If you feel you are such a person, please contact the Headteacher’s P.A. to leave your name and a contact number so that a meeting with the Chair can be arranged to give first-hand information. 

You might also like to look at the information for prospective governors on the Hampshire County Council website.