Teacher of Business Studies, Solihull

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WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)Solihull

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Start date: 20th April 2020 (later start date would be considered)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/upper pay scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

The WMG Academy Trust Board seek to appoint a motivated, dedicated and aspirational teacher of Business Studies to inspire their students. 

Energetic? Innovative? Passionate? Work with us and our partners (University of Warwick, Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid and many more) to deliver a skills-based curriculum in a high achieving environment. 

The WMG Trust Board opened its first Academy in Coventry on Monday 8th September 2014 for up to 640 students aged 14 - 19. The second academy in North Solihull opened in a brand new purpose built building in September 2016. The academy received its first Ofsted inspection in February 2019 and was rated Good in all categories. This post is a maternity cover position for the Solihull Academy.

You will be a key member of the WMG Academy Solihull team, delivering outstanding teaching across KS4 and KS5. You will have experience of working in a school or college setting as well as a good understanding of the needs of 14-19 year old students.  

Business Studies is taught at Key Stage 4 and 5. At Key Stage 4 students follow the OCR GCSE Business course and at Key Stage 5 students follow the Edexcel National Extended Certificate in Business.

The key academic sponsor of the Academy is the University of Warwick.  The Solihull Academy is located adjacent to Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre in North Solihull and boasts over £2 million of specialist equipment and ICT. Our relationship with a broad range of local, national and international business partners will allow the successful candidate to link his/her teaching to an applied, employment-led educational environment.

Further information about WMG Academy for Young Engineers Solihull can be found on our Academy website: solihull.wmgacademy.org  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

For an informal conversation please contact the WMG Academy on 0121 289 3556 and ask for the Associate Principal, Stewart Tait.

More about WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 5FD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 289 3556
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