Language Assistantes - French

Required September 2017  

We are seeking a French language assistante, to join the thriving Languages department in our academically selective girls’ boarding school from September 2017 to July 2018. The applicants must be fluent in French, and highly proficient in English. The role may suit someone who has already served in a previous school as a language assistante, or who is a native speaker and has some teaching experience.  A full teaching qualification is not a requirement. Accommodation can be provided.

Benenden School is an independent boarding school for girls, founded in 1923 and situated in 240 acres of beautiful parkland in rural Kent. At present, there are 540 girls in the School. A considerable amount of new building has been completed in recent years, including a Science Centre, an all-weather pitch, Sports Pavilion and staff housing.

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

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 more information and to apply, please download the application pack below. Completed applications to Mrs J Card, Head of HR & Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 9:00am 24 February.


Application Pack


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.