Sunday Domestic Assistant

Closing date
Vacancy department
Domestic
Vacancy type
Part Time, Term Time

Benenden School are looking to recruit friendly and reliable people to join our Domestic Department. No experience is required as you will be given full training, however you must be efficient and organised.

Main duties are the general cleaning of all areas of the Boarding Houses and around the School, using established cleaning techniques to ensure a clean and tidy environment always.

Applicants should have the ability to work well as part of a team and on their own initiative, as well as having a great sense humour. 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.

Hours:                                                 

Sunday 8:00am to 4:00pm Term Time   

Benenden has been one of the leading boarding schools in Britain for more than 90 years. We were founded in 1923 and are situated in 250 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. There are 550 girls in the school, aged 11-18, with approximately 190 of those in the Sixth Form.

Benenden is at the forefront of girls’ education in the UK, with recent innovations including the Benenden Diploma, a bespoke curriculum for our youngest two-year groups, and the Professional Skills Programme, teaching the Sixth Form skills for the workplace. We are an ambitious school, with recent developments including a state-of-the-art Science Centre and All-Weather Sports Pitch, and we are currently building a new School Hall and Music School.

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.

For a full job description and to apply, please download an application below.

Completed applications should be sent HR on recruitment@benenden.school by 9:00am on Friday 28 January.

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. Whilst 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.

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