St Bede's School

Surrey, United Kingdom

Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About St Bede's School

Welcome to the recruitment web site for St Bede's School where you will find details of current vacancies for both Teaching and Support Staff.

Please return to the site at another time if you do not find any suitable vacancies today. We update this page regularly, and may have something of interest to you soon.

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We offer initial Teacher Training through the i2i Partnership, an alliance of Surrey and Hampshire secondary  schools.  The partnership's prime focus is school-based teacher training through our SCITT, Teach@Weydon and School Direct programmes. We provide those entering the profession with world class training and all programmes lead to QTS and offer PGCE.  For further information about local training or to register interest please visit the following website:

Our Ofsted inspection in January 2017 judged St Bede's to be 'outstanding' in every way.

St Bede’s is a good place to work. The community is vibrant, focused on learning and caring for our students. Staff relationships are very strong, supportive and welcoming.  Our students like the school and behaviour is outstanding. We have approximately 1700 mixed ability students aged 11-18.  This includes 320 studying academic courses in the sixth form. Our GCSE exam results make us one of the highest performing non-selective state schools in the country reflecting the very effective three way partnership we enjoy; hardworking pupils, committed staff and supportive parents. 

We welcome applications from NQTs and more experienced teachers. Whatever your level of experience, and regardless of whether you are a teacher or member of support staff, this is a school where you will have opportunity to develop.  Teachers in their NQT year benefit from an excellent level of support through mentoring and a full NQT programme. 

St Bede’s is unique.  This is the only state-funded school where Anglicans, Roman Catholic and the Free Churches are bound together in a formal partnership to provide a common Christian education, which values the distinctive contribution of each tradition.  St Bede’s is a charitable trust jointly held by the Anglican Diocese of Southwark and the RC Diocese of Arundel and Brighton.  Staff can be of any religion, or none at all, but must be able to support the ethos of the school.  

Our facilities are very good; staff have free access to fitness facilities and there is very good on-site catering.  Teaching and support staff have opportunities to be involved in a very wide range of activities and visits.  We are situated in Redhill Surrey with good transport links to both London and the south coast.  We are very close to beautiful countryside.  This area offers the best of all worlds!

Our school is committed to the safeguarding of children so all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Only applications made on our School Application form will be considered; we do not accept CVs or unsolicited testimonials.  It is our policy always to request references prior to interview.

If you wish to speak to someone about employment at St Bede’s  please ring our HR Team on  01737 214048 . Email enquiries should be sent to

Our staff prospectus provides more information about working at St Bede's.

Please note that due to the very high introductory fees charged by agencies,  we will only consider CVs submitted via them if  insufficient  high calibre  applications are received.  Please do not rely on an agency to put you forward for a post at St Bede's to which you are attracted.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Address: Carlton Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 2LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 212108
What people say about us

“As an LSA aspiring to be a teacher, the enthusiasm and encouragement I have had from staff has been so supportive and allowed me to grow in confidence.”

- Staff survey

“St Bede’s is the best school I’ve worked in, due to the civilised, sensible and supportive management; friendly colleagues; community cohesion; great students; and supportive parents”

- Staff survey

“Career progression is seen as important here and staff are encouraged to develop themselves professionally. There is always a wide range of opportunities for all levels of staff to take on, both in terms of departmentally and in the wider school.”

- Staff survey

“The management has made our school an awesome place to work compared to many other schools. Expectations of staff are much more realistic, we work in a progressively supportive, transparent and open environment. We are always moving forward and work together to make a great place for learning. I personally feel that St Bede’s has allowed me to grow as a teacher and live my own life. You get back what you give.”

- Staff survey

A zest for learning permeates the whole school. Teachers' high expectations mean that pupils are ambitious for their own futures and approach their learning with determination and resilience.

- Ofsted February 2017
Positions available at St Bede's School