Required January 2024
At Benenden we are passionate about education in its broadest sense. We are committed that every student who studies and lives here receives a Complete Education, reaches her potential, and enjoys her school days. If this aligns with your vision, you are passionate about the next generation understanding Economics, and you would enjoy being a part of a busy selective boarding school community, we would love you to consider leading our thriving Economics Department.
There are 550 students in the school, aged 11-18. Benenden is at the forefront of girls’ education in the UK, with innovations including the Benenden Diploma, a new centenary curriculum with Elective courses, and the Professional Skills Programme, preparing the Sixth Form for the future world of work.
Benenden offers its own generous pay structure, responsibility allowances and benefits. All staff joining the school are eligible to apply for on-site accommodation if this is available. Staff are provided with meals whilst on duty, catering for all tastes and dietary requirements. The School’s leisure facilities, including wonderful grounds, a fitness gym and swimming pool are also available for staff to use.
We want to attract, retain, and develop diverse talent at all levels, so that we are a great school, but also so that our students feel and understand the power and depth of a diverse community. This means recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, removing barriers that can prevent people from showing their full potential, and fostering a fully inclusive environment which maximises collaboration and empowers everyone.
For a full job description and to apply, please download the application pack below. Completed applications should be sent to People Services at email@example.com by 9.00am on Wednesday 14 June. The interview date will be Friday 16 June. We reserve the right to interview candidates as applications are received.
The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom they come into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times, this appointment will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees. While Benenden isn’t accredited to the Living Wage Foundation, we do look to the Living Wage for guidance and our starting pay is currently in line with this.