The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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. 

P4C School

P4C is an approach to teaching and learning that highly challenges both students and teachers to think and question more deeply. At Broadwater we have embraced the 4Cs (Collaborative, Critical, Creative and Caring thinking) and place them at the heart of everything we do. Broadwater was the second secondary school nationally to achieve a Gold Award from Sapere for our commitment and achievement in P4C and is a Lead P4C School.

Our 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.


Inspection dates: 15–16 October 2019. Overall effectiveness -  Good.

The quality of education Good; Behaviour and attitudes Good;  Personal development Outstanding; Leadership and management Good Overall effectiveness at previous inspection Good. Click HERE to see the latest report.

Broadwater School is an equal opportunities employer.

Please contact Mrs Karen Carling for further details on any vacancies. 

Phone: 01483 520634


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:



Salary grade: PS3

Actual Salary £6,320 - £6,742

FTE £17,663 – £18,607 depending on experience

Hours per week: 15 Hours (Mon-Fri 1.00pm-4.00pm)

Weeks per year: 39 (term time only)

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a vital new role as Food Technician, assisting the Teacher with the smooth running of the department and enhance the opportunities for the teaching and learning of students. The Broadwater community is an exciting place to be for both students and staff.   Broadwater was rated Good by Ofsted in October 2019 with Outstanding for Personal Development.

We would welcome applicants who have:

  • Awareness of nutrition and hygiene.
  • Competent cook.
  • Posses enthusiasm and passion for cooking.
  • Able to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Understanding of the context of the community the school serves.
  • Excellent numeracy/literacy skills/written and verbal communication skills.

We can offer:    

  • a strong and supportive SLT and wider staff team
  • excellent CPD opportunities
  • opportunities for further development and whole school responsibilities
  • free Gym membership and Pilates classes

Broadwater joined Greenshaw Learning Trust on 1st September 2020. The Greenshaw Learning Trust is a ‘family’ of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing their own distinctive character.

Closing Date: Monday 22nd March 21 12:00 noon. Interview date TBC.

Start Date: ASAP. Please complete the GLT Trust Application (below) and return together with covering letter to Mrs. Karen Carling, HR Officer at  For more information about this role please download the Job Profile and Person Specification below. Please note that your first referee must be your current employer (the Headteacher if you are currently working for a school) and references are taken prior to interview.

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.
Page Downloads Date  
Food Technician Person Spec 12th Mar 2021 Download
Food Technician Job Profile March 21 12th Mar 2021 Download
Vacancies - General Documents Date  
DBS Applicant Guide 2017 25th Sep 2020 Download
GLT RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION Policy 25th Sep 2020 Download
GLT Trust Application Form 25th Sep 2020 Download