Head of Business & Economics, Brentwood

Closing date:

Becket Keys Church of England Secondary SchoolBrentwood

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
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 teacher to join an Outstanding Church of England School. As part of our growth plan, we are now seeking a teacher to lead our Business and Economics Department. If you can deliver rigorous Business and Economics teaching to our A-Level students, and can help spearhead this popular subject, we want to hear from you. The appointee will also teach our Year 11 Business students and ensure they achieve excellent results.  

You will have the experience and leadership skills to inspire and 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.

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

Staff will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme and laptop.

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. 


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%)

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 25th January 2019

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...