Politics Teacher

Becket Keys Church of England Free School, Brentwood, Essex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Politics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job description

It is an exciting time at Becket Keys Church of England School (Outstanding, 2014). We are working hard to build upon the exam successes of our founding cohorts, whilst also establishing our new 6th Form into its third year. This includes building new structures in the school to manage our growing Sixth Form and its Curriculum Offer.

Due to the rapid growth of demand for our Sixth Form places the Social Sciences (namely Psychology, Sociology, Business Studies, Economics, Law and Politics) are expanding and growing. As a result of the recent promotion of a colleague here we are looking to appoint a new A Level Politics Teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to join our high performing school and benefit from Trust wide support for this subject.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all the Politics teaching in the school and so will need a strong grasp of the Politics curriculum. He/she will also need to teach another subject from the Social Sciences group or a Humanity. Please make clear on the application form which subjects are offered.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Teaching Qualification

Essential skills and experience

The school is well known for being a supportive and welcoming place where all staff are happy to support each other. If you are an enthusiastic candidate ready for the next step in your career, or seeking a new challenge we would like to hear from you. The Russell Education Trust offers a wealth of support and expertise to help you in this role.

The appointee will be committed to our high expectations and core Christian values. However, we welcome applications from teachers irrespective of their faith or lack of it. All we ask is that all applicants appreciate and respect the beliefs of others and have strong moral principles.

Employee benefits

MPS Fringe Area (TLR 2a Available for the right candidate)
Child care vouchers system available.
Staff induction programme and laptop provided.
Designated staffroom with free tea and coffee provided.
Plenty of secure parking on site.

School overview

School type Free School, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 943 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Becket Keys Church of England Free School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email vacancies@becketkeys.org

About Becket Keys Church of England Free School

Becket Keys Church of England School is in Brentwood in Essex. The school offers a high quality education in a caring, Christian environment in which each student is known, valued and encouraged to achieve his/her individual potential. We are committed to outstanding academic performance and to fostering a love of learning in our students. At Becket Keys: Our students Act responsibly and respectfully Aim high in life and learning Engage with and contribute to the local community Our staff Support all students to achieve their greatest academic potential Provide a nurturing environment where students and their individual learning needs are known by all Encourage parental engagement Through Character Education, we place a strong emphasis on all members of our community living in line with the traditional Christian values of respect, responsibility and forgiveness. We aim to be caring, fair, honest and trustworthy in all we do.

School location

Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9DA