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About Bethany School


Bethany is a vibrant and forward-thinking co-ed independent day and boarding School, for 11 – 18 year olds. Rated ‘Excellent’ in all areas by ISI in 2023.


The Bethany campus is a beautiful 60 acre rural site nestled within the rolling hills and lush countryside of Kent.


Bethany is situated near Goudhurst, a picturesque village that exudes old-world charm and tranquillity. Dating back to medieval times, Goudhurst is a hidden gem surrounded by breath taking landscapes and steeped in history with a 15th Century church and cobblestone streets.



Welcome to Bethany

Toni Carter, Director of HR

“As Director of HR at Bethany School, I am proud of our talented, friendly and committed staff and I am delighted that you are considering joining our community. We employ around 150 members of staff, offering a diverse range of career opportunities in academic and pastoral roles as well as professional, administrative and support roles, including IT and Estates.


At Bethany, you’ll find a supportive network of colleagues who collaborate, share ideas and work hard together to create an inspiring learning environment.


Please find all of our current vacancies below. I look forward to hearing from you.”

Current vacancies


School Counsellor (Self Employed)

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated self-employed School Counsellor to join our pastoral team.

Application Closing Date: Friday 9th August 2024

Start Date: September 2024

Terms: Flexible, 4 – 6 hours a week


Food Technician

We are currently looking to recruit a part time Food Technician to co-ordinate the use and maintenance of practical resources and facilities as well as provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the Food and Nutrition curriculum.

Application Closing Date: Monday 15th July 2024

Start Date: 27th August 2024

Terms: One year fixed term, part time


Chef de Partie (Holroyd Howe)

Are you a Chef de Partie or a talented Commis Chef looking for a rewarding opportunity and the next step? If so, join us at our beautiful campus and help create meals that inspire our pupils.

Application Closing Date: Currently ongoing

Start Date: September 2024

Terms: Permanent


Hockey Coach

Sport is an integral part of life at Bethany and we are justifiably proud of our sporting reputation. Our staff are specialists, teaching the sports that they are passionate about and offering professional-level coaching for pupils at the top of their game.


We are now seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Hockey Coach to join the team on a part-time basis from September 2024 for Terms 1 & 2.

Application Closing Date: Currently ongoing

Start Date: September 2024

Terms: Part time, term time only (Terms 1 & 2)


Minibus Driver (Casual)

We’re currently recruiting for a reliable and enthusiastic Minibus Driver on a casual basis to assist our Estates Team to meet the daily needs of transporting our pupils to and from School and with the occasional ad hoc journeys throughout the day, for example sporting features or medical appointments.

Application Closing Date: Currently ongoing

Start Date: Immediate

Terms: Casual basis


Benefits and Staff Wellbeing


Whether it’s taking advantage of our excellent onsite facilities or our generous pension scheme and healthcare perks, there are plenty of benefits to working at Bethany School.

Free Parking

Free Meals

Benenden Health

Pension Scheme

Eye Tests

Free Life Insurance

Onsite Facilities

Training & Development

Mental Health

Staff Socials

Flu Jabs

Christmas Shutdown

Buddy System


Aims & Ethos

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