Teacher of PE/Sport, Benenden

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Benenden SchoolBenenden

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an opportunity for an outstanding, motivated and enthusiastic PE and Sport Teacher to join our successful and thriving sports department.  We are looking to recruit an all-round PE/Sport Teacher who can offer at least two sports out of Lacrosse, Netball and Hockey to a high standard.  With eighteen lacrosse teams and thirty netball teams, we have one of the largest competitive girls’ sport structures in the Country and we pride ourselves on our pupils’ passion and commitment for their sport.

Benenden offers a huge variety of sport and exercise activities, with PE being compulsory throughout the school. Tennis also features as a main sport, with Hockey developing since the opening of our international standard all-weather pitch in September 2016.  The successful candidate will teach years 7-13 across our diverse and varied curriculum.  The ability to teach GCSE/A-Level PE would be a distinct advantage.

Benenden offers its own pay structure, responsibility allowances and benefits. All staff joining the school are eligible to apply for on-site accommodation.

Benenden is one of the leading boarding schools in Britain. We were founded in 1923 and are situated in 250 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. There are 541 girls in the school, aged 11-18, with approximately 180 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 working to establish a new School Hall and Music School.

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

For further information, or to apply, please click the apply button.

Completed applications to Mrs J Card, Head of HR & Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA (recruitment@benenden.kent.sch.uk) by 9:00am on 23 February. 

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. He/She must ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

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More about Benenden School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Cranbrook Road, Benenden, Kent, TN17 4AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1580 240592
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