Head of Physics, Brentwood

Closing date:

Becket Keys Church of England Secondary SchoolBrentwood

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019 or sooner for the right candidate.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS Fringe Area + TLR 2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Physics Teacher to join an Outstanding Church of England School with a successful and highly skilled science team. 

As Head of Physics, you will play a key role working alongside our Head of Science and Russell Education Trust Science Advisor to ensure the Physics Department continues to be one of the most successful departments in the school. 

You will have the experience and leadership skills to inspire teachers in the department and ensure that each teacher is working effectively to deliver a high quality and appropriate academic experience (both curricular and extra-curricular) to all students in a safe, well-supported, and well-resourced environment.

About the School:

One of Essex’s highest performing secondary schools, Becket Keys Church of England School is a highly academic, but inclusive school for students aged 11 to 18, located in the heart of Brentwood, less than 20 minutes from central London. 

Our motivated students are known by name and have their needs met on a daily basis. They are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and superb teaching. The Science Department is thriving and growing and students take all three sciences through to A-Level and beyond. They are also eagerly involved in all sorts of STEM related clubs and activities.


As part of the Russell Education Trust, one of the UK's leading expert trusts, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Teacher’s pension scheme

· Child care vouchers

· Free laptops

· Relocation allowance

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

GCSE Results 2018:

Progress 8: +0.26

Attainment 8: 53.7 (National Average: 44.3)

% Achieving grade 5 or above in English and Mathematics: 54% (National Average 39.9%)

Ebacc Average Points Score: 4.82 (National Average: 3.83)

% Achieving Science at 4 or above: 82% (National Average 62%)

Closing date: Noon, Friday 14th December 2018

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

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.

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More about Becket Keys Church of England Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1277 286600
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Becket Keys Church of England 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 performanc...