Psychology Teacher (A-Level)

Becket Keys Church of England Free School, Brentwood, Essex


Job details

Subject Psychology
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary £25,543 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

It is an exciting time at Becket Keys Church of England School (Outstanding, 2014). We are working hard to build upon the exceptional GCSE successes of our three founding cohorts as we aim even higher in 2020. We have also been establishing our new Sixth Form into its third year. Our heavily over-subscribed school is the ideal place to take your next steps in teaching.

The appointee will be committed to our high expectations and core values. As a Church of England School, we take our Faith extremely seriously. However, we welcome applications from teachers irrespective of their faith or lack of it. All we ask is for applicants to appreciate and respect the beliefs of others and have strong moral principles.

For further information about our school, please visit our website at Please email us at if you would like to discuss this role further. Visits are encouraged, so please email us for details of our forthcoming tours.

GCSE Results 2019:
Progress 8: +0.32 (Essex Average -0.13) (National Average -0.03)
Attainment 8: 55.9 (National Average: 46.5)
% Achieving Grade 5 or above in English and Mathematics: 59% (National Average 43%)
Ebacc Average Points Score: 5.12 (National Average: 4.06)

To Apply
Please complete both our application form and equalities monitoring form and email it with a personal statement to

Becket Keys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date:
Noon, Friday 31st January 2019.
Please apply promptly as interviews will held as soon as possible

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Teaching Qualification

Essential skills and experience

As part of our growth plan, we are now seeking a capable teacher to join our ambitious, successful and hard-working A Level Psychology teaching team. If you can deliver rigorous Psychology teaching that suits the demands of the new A Level, we want to hear from you. Our preference is for a part time teacher working 3 days per week. However, if you can teach other subjects, then we can make this a full-time role.

We have a high demand for Psychology at A-Level and already have a highly experienced teacher leading on this and Sociology for us. We want you to work alongside her in strengthening this relatively new department. You will have plenty of opportunities to grow as a successful teacher here and we are well placed to guide anyone new to the career

Employee benefits

A full induction programme is provided for all staff and a childcare voucher system available. Laptops are provided for all new staff and we have plenty of parking.

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

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