Kitchen Porter

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, efficient and reliable people to join our Domestic Department.

Kitchen Porter

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. No experience is required as you will be given full training, however you must be efficient and organised.


42.5 hours per week. Hours are rota based, working 5 days out of 7 on a shift pattern.

  • Early shifts are 7:00am to 4:00pm
  • Late shifts are 12:00pm to 9:00pm


£19,250 per annum.      

This is an all year position.

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 555 girls in the school, aged 11-18, with 187 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.

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 on 20 November.

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.