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Broadwater School, situated between Godalming and Guildford in Surrey is a co-educational comprehensive school for students aged 11 – 16. Its modern and well-equipped school buildings are situated in spacious grounds with extensive sports facilities.  The mainline station of Farncombe is 10 minutes’ walk from the school and is on the main Waterloo to Portsmouth line.

At Broadwater School we strive for excellence in every aspect of our work.  The idea contained in our school motto ‘By Increments Conquer’ sets out that students can achieve by breaking challenging tasks into more manageable components.  High expectations of our students, our staff and our relationships ensure that we are all able to achieve personal, social and academic success.

The school has developed a climate for learning and a sense of community in a friendly, encouraging and positive environment.  Our school is committed to its staff and has a strong professional development programme. 

Our approach to learning built around the 4Cs, Critical, Caring, Creative and Collaborative thinking underpins our work and is the foundation of our learning.  This is captured in our three-point Vision Statement:

  • To deliver a holistic curriculum centred around Critical, Caring, Creative and Collaborative thinking (4Cs).
  • To support every child to make exceptional progress.
  • To create a highly motivated, ambitious and thoughtful community.

"Staff morale is high at the school. Staff were very positive about the recent improvements and changes leadership has brought about."  Ofsted January 2016

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Please contact the Headteacher's PA, Mrs Maureen Edwards, for further details on any vacancies. 

Email: m.edwards@broadwater.surrey.sch.uk  Phone: 01483 520622

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) / Right to Work in the UK – Information for Applicants
If you are offered employment at Broadwater School, it is a condition of appointment that you obtain an Enhanced DBS check and also confirm that you have the right to work in the UK. Both these checks will be undertaken by the school as soon as possible after the offer of employment has been made and you would be required to provide certain information and identity documentation in support of this.  Please see further details below.


Current Vacancies

Broadwater Vacancies on TES 

 

HEAD OF ENGLISH

SALARY: Teachers Main / Teachers Upper   (23,547 - £39,331) Plus TLR 1 (2)  - (£9050)

Required for September 2017. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic teacher of English with knowledge of the new syllabus, capable of motivating and inspiring students to high levels of achievement. 

The English department have maintained exceptional standards in both progress and attainment, reaching 81% A*-C last year and regularly achieving over 80% 3 levels of progress, which put us in the top 6 percent of schools for this measure. As a Philosophy for Children (P4C) lead school we practise the skills of the 4Cs: critical, creative, collaborative and caring thinking, placing them at the heart of everything we do.  Every student is important.

We are looking for:

  • evidence of being an outstanding teacher of their subject
  • excellent subject knowledge
  • the ability to organise an experienced team of English teachers
  • excellent communication skills with parents and pupils
  • flexibility to work within a forward thinking middle leadership team
  •  someone capable of inspiring pupils towards greater progress

We can offer:

  • smaller than average class sizes
  • generous PPA time
  • cross curricular opportunities
  • excellent CPD opportunities- all staff are Level 1 P4C trained
  • free Gym membership
  • a supportive and friendly school environment
  • opportunities to pursue middle and senior leadership qualifications

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate. 

Applications should be sent to m.edwards@broadwater.surrey.sch.uk by midday on 20th April

Further details and an application form are available below.

 

EXAMINATION INVIGILATORS

We are looking to appoint individuals, to act as examination invigilators in our school. We are aiming to build a regular team; the initial requirement is for the summer exam period May – June 2017. Applications are welcome from people with experience, but training will be provided.

Working hours will be variable depending on examination requirements, but will normally be between 8.45am and 3.20pm.

Further details: Job Profile

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Broadwater is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment

If you are interested in working as an invigilator at Broadwater School, please complete the Support Staff Application form below and email to Mrs Maureen Edwards m.edwards@broadwater.surrey.sch.uk or return to the school addressed to Mrs M Edwards.

 

Train to Teach Opportunities

We are recruiting graduates who would like to become teachers across a range of subjects. Please visit our i2i Partnership Teacher Training page for further details.

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