Benenden School are looking to appoint a suitably experienced, energetic and well-qualified individual to the position of School Staff Instructor (SSI). The successful candidate would be expected to work 3 days a week during term time as well as up to 4 weeks in support of camps and expeditions during School holidays.
The successful candidate will be an ex-regular or reservist SNCO/officer or have extensive experience of the Cadet Forces. A desire to support, encourage and develop Cadets is essential; previous experience working with young people is desired.
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 a full job description and to apply, please download an application pack from our website www.benenden.kent.sch.uk.
Completed applications should be sent to Mrs J Card, Head of HR & Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 9:00 on 18 May.
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. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees.