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:


34 hours per week/39 weeks per year

Salary Range: Surrey Pay PS3 £17,663-£18,607 (Pro rata £14,351 - £15,391)

Want to help make a difference to the lives of young people? Do you have good communication and organisational skills, patience and resilience? This is a fantastic opportunity for a Level 1 Teaching Assistant.

Required for September start, a Teaching Assistant to work in a successful professional team of teachers and support staff to include all students into the life of the school. You will be using strategies to help make the difference to the lives of young people with the full range of special educational needs and disabilities. The successful candidate will have a good standard level of education. IT skills are desirable.

We would welcome applicants who:

  • are engaging and enthusiastic
  • possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • are well organised and can prioritise effectively
  • are resilient and respectful
  • are educated to a good level
  • have excellent ICT skills

We can offer:

  • cross curricular opportunities
  • excellent CPD opportunities- all staff are Level 1 P4C trained
  • free Gym membership and Pilates classes

Main Responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting students arriving at school
  • Acting as a key worker to an allocation of students with complex special educational needs to ensure they participate in the full academic experience.
  • Providing in class support to students
  • Contributing to the running of the department by regular attendance at meetings and co-operating in department development initiatives.

How to apply:

Applications with covering letters should be returned to Mrs Karen Carling ( by the closing date: Monday 1st June 2020, 12:00 noon. Please see documents below to download a Support Staff application and to view the Person Specification.





Salary grade: PS5 Actual Salary £2,506-£2,816

(Full-Time Equivalent £21,169-£23,367 depending on experience)

Hours per week: (up to) 5

Weeks per year: 39 (term time only)                             

Required to supervise students during lunchtime break.  Sixty minutes daily (12.05pm-01.05pm). Monday to Friday, term time only.

This post could be shared between two people and we would be pleased to receive applications from anyone interested in working 2, 3 or 5 days per week.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Both halves of lunchtime to supervise in 2 playground areas (rota)– to ensure that students behave sensibly and are following the school Behaviour Policy.
  • Ensuring students are in the correct designated area and not out of bounds
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns via DSL/CPOMS (training provided)
  • Ensure Prefects on duty are patrolling and engaging with students.
  • When in the upper playground, monitor the use of the astro turf making sure students are abiding to the school policy and astro turf rules
  • Compliance with all Health and Safety procedures, taking reasonable care for personal health and safety and the safety of others.
  • Ensuring all litter is being disposed of correctly by students.
  • When required, assist students in the bistro
  • Feedback and record any issues at the end of each lunch break to the Cover Manager/Student Services.
  • In the event of a wet lunchtime break – supervising in the Sports Hall/Main Hall (rota) with another member of staff.

We can offer:

  • free Gym membership and Pilates classes

Please complete the Support Staff Application (below) and return together with covering letter to Karen Carling, Person Specification also below in the "Page Downloads" section


Day Janitor (employer: KGB Cleaning South West Ltd)

KGB Cleaning are looking for Day Janitors to work at Broadwater School, term-time only. The below listed hours could be suitable for one full-time person or 2 part-time people.

Rate of pay: £9 per hour

Hours of work:

10:30 am - 2:00 pm term time only - and/or-

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm term time only

General responsibilities include:

  • Servicing washrooms 
  • Maintaining communal areas
  • Responding to general cleaning requests from Broadwater School Staff

The ideal candidate will be proactive with a can do attitude and have good people/ communication skills.

Experience preferred although not essential.

Satisfactory DBS required

Please email Mr Rui Tavares, KGB Area Manager directly on with CV and covering letter detailing which of the above listed hours of work would best suit you.


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  
Lunchtime Supervisor Person Spec 25th Nov 2019 Download
English Job Spec and Department Details... 17th Mar 2020 Download
TA Person Spec 12th May 2020 Download