Lead Practitioner - Engineering, Staffordshire

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The JCB AcademyStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: JCBA Grade F/G: £33,107-£47,821 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Practitioner - Engineering

Position to commence: August 2019

JCBA Grade F/G: £33,107-£47,821 per annum

The JCB Academy was established in September 2010, the first of a brand new kind of school in the UK, with a focus on delivering high-quality engineering and business education.  

Since opening we have been consistently successful - our Ofsted inspection in September 2018, recognised us as a “Good” school with “outstanding” features, including progress in mathematics, engineering and vocational courses and the dedication to keeping students safe and secure. Pupil numbers are growing - we have been oversubscribed every year, including for entry this September.  Currently we cater for approximately 700 full time learners aged 13-18 as well as approximately 300 learners aged 16+ following apprenticeships.  

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational individual to deliver on a range of KS4 engineering and design & technology courses.  We would be particularly interested in a candidate who is a specialist in Resistant Materials and has a good understanding of engineering design and manufacture. 

At KS4, learners follow an integrated curriculum which is delivered through a series of engineering/business challenges in partnership with specialist teams from our challenge partners including JCB, Harper Adams University, HSBC, Toyota, Rolls Royce, Bosch Rexroth, Ultra PMES and Parker.  

The successful individual will: 

- Deliver an engaging engineering curriculum to KS4.

- Benefit from working with outstanding engineering workshop facilities and cutting edge ICT.

- Have access to superb professional development and a competitive salary.

- Work in a supportive environment with professionals who are down-to-earth and committed to the aims of the academy.  

If you are a qualified DT/Engineering Teacher able to demonstrate high quality teaching we would be keen to hear from you.  We welcome applications from current Lead Practitioners and teachers who are looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to work in a unique environment with fantastic facilities. You must have a passion for developing engineers of the future

If you are interested in the role, please send your CV to Alison Clements at Hays Education jcbacademy@hays.com or contact Alison on 0121 236 4476 for more details.

Informal visits are welcomed – do get in touch with Alison at Hays Education to make arrangements to come and see our fantastic academy for yourself.

 Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 20th May 2019.

You can also visit: www.hays.co.uk/jobs/jcb-academy  for more information about working with us.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  

The JCB Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mill Street, Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1889 506100
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