RP Teacher Becket Keys Church of England Free School, Brentwood, Essex

Job description

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. That said, everyone in our RP department is a Christian and we do have a Curriculum which supports our aims to ‘nourish those of the faith, support those of other faiths and challenge those of no faith.’

For further information about our school, please visit our website at www.becketkeys.org. Please email us at vacancies@becketkeys.org 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 vacancies@becketkeys.org.

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 28th February 2020
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, highly successful and hard-working Religion & Philosophy (RP) teaching team. If you can deliver rigorous RP teaching that suits the demands of the new GCSE, we want to hear from you. You must be passionate about enhancing standards in both Christianity and Islam units of the exam whilst helping to deliver our engaging and enjoyable Key Stage 3 curriculum, which leads to rapid progress for all students regardless of starting point. We also teach RP at A-Level and to all students across all year groups and so you will have plenty of opportunities to grow as a successful teacher here.

Employee benefits

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

Salary will be discussed at interview.

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.

Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9DA
Free School
Becket Keys Church of England Free School website (opens in a new window)