Kitchen Assistant

Due to an expansion in our catering service, Benenden School are looking to recruit friendly and reliable people to join our Catering Department. No experience is required as you will be given full training, however you must be efficient and organised.

Kitchen Assistant

Main duties include maintaining kitchen cleanliness in accordance with Food Safety Regulations, food prep as instructed by the Duty Chef, washing up of all the pots and pans and other equipment used in the kitchen and ensuring the rubbish area is kept neat, clean and tidy.

Hours:  Pay
Sunday - 8:00am to 4:00pm   £3,027.00 per annum

This is a term-time only position.

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 543 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 full details 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 on 14 December.


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.