Mandarin Teacher, Essex

Closing date:

Becket Keys Church of England Secondary SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020 (Sooner if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS Fringe Area
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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. 

As part of our growth plan, we are now seeking an additional teacher to join our highly successful and hard-working Mandarin team. If you can deliver rigorous Mandarin teaching to our students or want to learn how to as part of our excellent staff training programme, we want to hear from you.  This role would suit an NQT or a recent graduate/unqualified teacher. However, more experienced colleagues are also very welcome to apply. 

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.

Our school is part of the Mandarin Excellence Programme and the successful candidate will join our team delivering this important initiative which includes annual trips to China and other exciting opportunities. 

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. 

Childcare vouchers system available. Laptops are provided for all new staff and we have plenty of parking. 

GCSE Results 2019:

Progress 8: +0.32

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 17th January 2019 

Please apply promptly as interviews will held as soon as possible. 

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1277 286600
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Becket Keys Church of England School is situated in Brentwood, Essex. This town is in a semi-rural setting and is just under half an hour to London by train. The area has excellent transports links via the M25, A12 and A127 road network.  Brentw...