Mr Beck has worked at Sheffield Hallam University since 2005. He is a Senior Lecturer working in Teacher Education and is Course Leader for the PGCE Business Education course. He also teaches on the PGCE Professional Studies module to trainees from all subject disciplines. Part of Mr Beck's time is allocated to working with the Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) Teach First team as a Professional Tutor and in delivering a QA role for the South Yorkshire region. Mr Beck is also a Governor at a secondary school in North Derbyshire which is a professional partner with SHU.
Mr Beck has nine years teaching and management experience in the 11-19 Secondary phase, including Business Education, ICT, IAG and Work Related Learning. As a teacher Mr Beck mentored many trainee teachers and he is a SHU Advanced mentor. Prior to teaching Mr Beck worked for 15 years in Retail Management with three major retailing organisations and had senior responsibilities in Operations, HR and Training and Development.