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  • Start date details

    April 2024 or ASAP

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

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Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time, part time, flexible: Full time 36 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - Until August 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,647 - £24,641

Actual salary

£19,305 - £21,005

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Education, Training and Experience

  • GCSE English and Maths at Level 5 or above
  • Interested in Science
  • Awareness of Health & Safety
  • Technical understanding of facilities and equipment
  • A keen interest in young people as individuals, in how they learn, and in a collaborative approach to learning
  • A good understanding of student needs, support and interventions
  • Support necessary intervention and/or enrichment activities for students to further develop their experience within the school
  • Commitment to the comprehensive ideal and to the principles and practice of equal opportunities and inclusion
  • Positive and solution focused
  • Flexible, able to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Reflective, approachable and have a sense of humour
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, establishing good working relationships with a wide range of people including students, parents, governors, and colleagues

Knowledge, Aptitude & Skills

Personal Qualities

What the school offers its staff

Please see the candidate pack for what the school can offer

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake and Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will also carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available including social media accounts.

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About The Ashcombe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1478 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Ashcombe School is a high-achieving genuinely comprehensive school with a very successful Sixth Form and is a vibrant and inspiring place to work. We continually look to support exceptional pastoral care, high levels of attainment across the ability range and provide an enviable range of extra-curricular activities to prepare and enable young people to lead fulfilled lives.

We are ambitious for all our students and staff and each year are proud to have a strong cohort who not only go on to the most prestigious universities and courses, but to a range of other challenging and high-quality opportunities. We have an unwavering commitment to inclusion to ensure that every young person who comes into the school is supported and challenged to reach their potential.

Located in Dorking in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills, with excellent travel connections, the school has well-resourced teaching facilities for all subjects. The school is continuing a significant and innovative programme of modernisation and improvement to classrooms, communal spaces, dining areas and sports facilities, ensuring a stimulating and inspirational environment for staff and students.

Working at The Ashcombe is challenging and rewarding and ensures the school enjoys a strong level of staff retention.

10 Reasons to join us at The Ashcombe School

Excellent ECT programme including salary backdated to August
Visible, active, and supportive Senior Leadership Team
Students who are enthusiastic, fun, and respectful
A whole staff team which is inclusive and welcoming
A school which is highly valued by parents and has a clear place in the community
Career development programme for all staff
Part of a small independent MAT with opportunities to work with colleagues from two secondary schools
A wide-ranging offer of extracurricular activities and trip opportunities
Additional benefits including staff gym, free lunches for duty and INSET
Work-life and family-friendly policies

Arranging a visit to The Ashcombe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk.

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