School Duty Nurse (Part-Time)

Benenden School have a vacancy for a nurse to join our thriving team in the Medical Centre. Benenden is a boarding school with 541 girls aged 11-18.  Nursing cover is provided 24 hours a day during term time.

The successful applicant will be a qualified Registered Nurse, who has good nursing and administrative skills, along with the ability to be an enthusiastic team member and empathetic to teenage needs.  Some A & E or practice nurse experience could be beneficial but is not essential. The successful applicant will provide nursing cover in the Medical Centre for a shift pattern of evening, overnight and weekend time which is based on a three week rota. Please see full job description below for hours.

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.

Benenden offers its own salary scale, 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 further information, or 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 22 June. 


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. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees.