Teacher of Economics (with Business)


Closing date: Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 09:00

Type: Full time or part time

We are seeking a dynamic, well qualified graduate with a relevant degree to join the thriving Economics and Business Department in our academically selective boarding and day school in September. The confidence and skills to teach all students from 11-18, including A Level is essential. The ability to teach a further subject would be an advantage while the department grows.

Full time and part time will be considered.

The enthusiasm to contribute to the life of our busy School, both within and beyond the department, is important.

Benenden offers its own generous pay structure, responsibility allowances and benefits.

Benenden is one of the leading boarding and day schools in Britain. We were founded in 1923 and are situated in 250 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. 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.

Meals are provided to staff. The School’s leisure facilities, including a fitness gym and swimming pool, are available for staff to use.

For a full job description and to apply, please download the application below. Completed applications with a covering letter should be sent to People Services at recruitment@benenden.school by 9.00am on Tuesday 20 February. Please note that applications will be considered on submission, and we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been 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. 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.