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Teacher of Physics

Benenden SchoolKent

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 herself. Our unique educational approach enables every student to thrive within this close and very positive community.

If this aligns with your vision, you are passionate about the next generation loving physics, and you would love to be a part of a busy, diverse and innovative girls’ selective boarding school community, we would really like you to consider joining our thriving Science Department.

We are seeking a dynamic, well qualified graduate with a relevant degree, but we are open minded about the experience you will bring although the confidence and skills to teach all students from 11- 18, including topics from the new A level syllabus, is essential. You may already be an experienced teacher, you may have just completed your teaching qualifications, or for the right candidate with the appropriate academic credentials, a training programme leading to Qualified Teacher Status would be available through School Direct.

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 and fostering a fully inclusive environment which maximises collaboration and empowers everyone.

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 would suit you. 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.

If you would like to know more about the role, have never considered independent schools and would like to find out more, or would like to ask anything contact Julia Card, Head of HR and Compliance (

For a full job description and to apply, please download the application from our website by clicking the apply button.

Completed applications should be sent to HR at by 9:00am on 27 August 2021.

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 Disclosure and Barring Service checks. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees.

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