Splash Lifeguard and Sports Assistant

Splash Lifeguard And Sports Assistant (Term-Time)

We are recruiting for a new full-time, term time only position as Lifeguard and Sports Assistant to join our PE and SPLASH team at Benenden School. The role is fixed-term until July 2018 and would suit an individual who is passionate about pursuing a career and gaining experience in sport or the leisure industry from working in a busy fitness environment. Applicants should possess a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification to 3m depth and also a first aid certificate (or be willing to qualify in First Aid if appointed, before starting the post).

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.

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 should be sent to Mrs J Card, Head of HR & Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 28 July at 9:00am.


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.