Visiting Teacher of Double Bass


Benenden School

Job summary

Benenden School
Job Role:
Instrumental or vocal teaching
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Benenden School is looking for a dynamic and inspirational musician to teach Double Bass up to and beyond Grade 8 standard.

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of student repertoire and will be able to adapt their teaching style according to the level and personality of each individual. They will demonstrate initiative as well as the ability to work collaboratively for the benefit of the department and the School. 

About Benenden School

Benenden is one of the leading day and boarding schools in Britain. Founded in 1923, the School is situated in 250 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. There are 550 girls in the school, aged 11-18, the majority of whom are boarders, complemented by approximately 30 day boarders. 

Music occupies a central place in the life of Benenden School - the department is alive with activity from early morning until the evening. A full programme of curriculum and individual teaching, ensemble playing and choral activity is delivered by 5 full-time staff and 25 visiting teachers.

The School opened its stunning new purpose-built Music and Concert Hall in June 2022 and all teaching rooms are equipped with new Yamaha pianos, ample space and beautiful views of the school’s landscaped grounds. 


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.  

To find out more and to apply, please click the apply button.

Completed applications should be sent to People Services on by 9:00am on 29 April 2024.

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom they come into contact.  They 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.

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