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. Brentwood is a great place to base yourself in order to enjoy Essex and
the surrounding countryside and the excitement of London.
Becket Keys 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:
- Act responsibly and respectfully
- Aim high in life and learning
- Engage with and contribute to the local community
- Support all students to achieve their greatest academic potential
- Provide a nurturing environment where students and their individual learning needs are known by
- Encourage parental engagement
We place emphasis on all members of our community co-operating with others considerately and honestly,
promoting the understanding that with rights come responsibilities.
We recognise the hard work and commitment shown by our staff and as well as competitive salaries, all our
teachers have professional development opportunities individually tailored to where they are in their
careers. Newly Qualified Teachers are supported with a programme run by members of the Senior Leadership
Team. Each year we hope to bring in at least three NQTs/ECTs alongside a high number of student teachers
to create a learning hub. This hub provides training on a weekly basis for these new to teaching
colleagues and is used by other local schools who wish to benefit.
Staff are provided with laptops and all the software and equipment they need to teach effectively.
Whether it is a new interactive whiteboard, a visualiser or simply a clicker to advance to the next slide
on a PowerPoint!
We look after our staff's every need, from simple things like free tea and coffee throughout
the day, and delicious meals at lunchtime to the use of our quiet and spacious staff room for
collaborative work and support.
Potential applicants who have children may be interested to hear that our admissions policy offers the
opportunity for staff to gain a place for their child at the school. In 2021, seven members of staff took
advantage of this offer.
If you are looking for a positive atmosphere and a great place to work then look no further than Becket
Keys! Would you like more information about teaching at Becket Keys? Click here.
Our current vacancies are listed below. For further information, please click on the role you are
interested in where you will find the job profile, person specification and closing date for the role.
Here you can view the Teacher Profile.
IT Support Engineer
Provide 1st/2nd line support for all hardware and software for both staff and students in school; working
as part of the Trust IT Team to support other sites where workload or projects dictate.This is a full
time, full year post. Closing date for applications: 22nd October 2021.
Full details can be viewed here: IT Support Engineer Job
Aspens Catering who provide the delicious food for our students each day are looking for
staff to assist in the Becket Keys kitchen. Two positions are currently available:
Catering Assistant 30 hour position:
Catering Assistant - Term Time Only
Aspens Services is an established and successful school contract caterer, providing meals
to children in schools up and down the country. We are currently looking for a Catering Assistant to
join our team at one of our schools in Brentwood, Essex. Please read on to see details of this position.
• Monday to Friday
• 30 hours per week
• 38 weeks per year based around term time
• 4.09 weeks holiday entitlement
• £8.91 per hour
• Basic food preparation
• Food service to students & staff
• Working on the tills during service
• Cleaning duties within the kitchen
• Health & safety compliance
• Friendly and polite customer service
• Previous catering experience
• Working within a team
• Food hygiene level 2 (preferred, but not essential as training will be given)
• Basic knowledge of health and safety practices
Aspens Services Ltd are an independent school contract catering company, with a passion
for serving our schools high quality, freshly cooked meals from locally sourced ingredients into the
Education sector. Apply now and come to work for one of the top 100 fastest growing independent
companies in the UK with great career opportunities! Aspens expect all staff to share our commitment of
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be
sought by the company.
The above position is also available on a zero hour contact.
Catering Assistant - Zero hour contract
Please follow the links above to apply via Aspens.
ICT Technician Apprentice
We are currently looking for a colleague to work here as an apprentice with our ICT technicians. The role
will suit a candidate who has completed A Levels. Experience with ICT is not required, but a strong
interest will be an advantage.
In applications, candidates should demonstrate how they have engaged with IT and in what ways they think
they would be suitable to work in a school environment. They should also indicate what experience they
have (if any) of working already - especially in receiving training in the work place. For example,
candidates might talk about voluntary work that they have done or Saturday Jobs that they have held.
To apply for a vacancy or to
submit a speculative application, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring
email with your personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also help people who want to become teachers. Contact us directly (01277 286600) or click here
to go to the website of our Outstanding Training Partner (Billericay Education Consortium).
Are you interested in training to become a secondary school teacher?
Our school is part of a growing number of schools leading the way for more school-led teacher training.
This is really important to us because it means we can choose the very best talent and develop them into
teachers. Being able to choose who we train as teachers helps us in delivering the best outcomes for the
students at Becket Keys Church of England School.
We are looking for people who have (or will have) a degree, have a passion for teaching and want to
inspire young people to fulfil their potential. Please contact us if you would like to hear about the
teacher training opportunities available. We can also provide you with support and guidance on your
application form and offer you school experience if you just want a taster of what teaching could be like.
Applications are made though UCAS and the school works in partnership with Billericay Educational
For further information on what becoming a teacher might involve please visit the Billericay Educational
Consortium website: www.billericayscitt.com or ring the secondary team on: 01268 477611 ext.
476 and ask for Becky or email email@example.com
Alternatively, please contact Mrs. Sharp (Initial Teacher Training (ITT) co-ordinator) for an informal
chat about training to become a teacher. Call 01277 286600 or contact her via the Contacts Page.
Are you a teacher returning to work after a career break?
If you are a teacher who has had a career break and you are interested in gaining some experience to
get back into the classroom, we can also help with this! Contact Mrs. Sharp for details: 01277 286600 or
via our Contacts Page