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Job details
Employer Aston University Engineering Academy
Location Birmingham
Salary £22,475 - £38,249 depending on experience plus benefits and training package.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Engineer the future at AUEA ... Teacher of Engineering

Engineering and science excellence for 14-19 year olds in Birmingham

This is an exciting and trailblazing opportunity to work in Birmingham's major University sponsored University Technical College (UTC) in the country. Our UTC offers 14-19 students the opportunity to undertake a highly regarded, technically orientated course of study at a specialist academy. Aston University Engineering Academy (AUEA) is equipped to the highest standards and offers clear progression routes into higher education and the world of work, this has resulted in over 92% of our students in 2017 going on to study STEM undergraduate courses and higher apprenticeships across the country.Our huge popularity due to outstanding destinations and job opportunities means that our UTC in its sixth year is oversubscribed and consequently our  Engineering/ Design&Technology Curriculum area is expanding.Due to this expansion we are seeking a teacher to join our Engineering Department. Whether you teach Product Design, Design and Technology or Engineering, AUEA will provide the rewarding experience of delivering exciting and engaging learning delivered in partnership with Aston University and our significant industry partners so that our young people are motivated to strive for excellence.We offer a designated training package for all STEM teachers wishing to teach Engineering including; mechanical, manufacture, advanced manufacture and CAD.Judged as “Good” by Ofsted, AUEA is well placed for the next stage of its journey to becoming Outstanding. For further information about Aston University Engineering Academy, please visit www.auea.co.uk 

This post is suitable for both experienced and newly qualified Teachers. 

There is also an opportunity for a suitably experience candidate to be offered a TLR paid responsibility within the Curriculum Area.

We are seeking a professional who is:

  • A committed teacher who has the highest expectations of student learning. 
  • An excellent classroom practitioner. 
  • Innovative and creative with excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to demonstrate a proven record in raising attainment in an STEM related subject (n/a if NQT). 
  • Passionate about Engineering 

As a member of AUEA we can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities including potential options for higher study through our sponsor Aston University including Post Graduate and Masters courses.  
  • Specialist Engineering Subject training from leading professional partners.  
  • Membership of a highly motivated, committed and forward thinking team.  
  • Staff Benefits through the Aston University Staff benefits scheme including health and lifestyle opportunities.  
  • Opportunities for international travel as part of our Austrian technical school (HTL) European partnership.  
  • A close knit, friendly and supportive working environment.  
  • Excellent ICT and learning resources.

If you have the credentials, ambition and commitment to help establish Aston University Engineering Academy as a leading educational institution then you can apply online at http://www.auea.co.uk/Vacancies.  Please download the application pack and return to Helen Walklett, PA to Principal either electronically or via post to:AUEA, 1 Lister Street, Birmingham B7 4AG     T 0121 380 0573     E helen.walklett@auea.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th October 2017
  Interview date: Week commencing 16th October 2017

Informal visits to the academy prior to application are welcome. Please contact Helen Walklett if you would like to arrange a visit.

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

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

About the employer

About us

As the first major university sponsored University Technical College in the country, Aston University Engineering Academy (AUEA) our sixth form: 'Aston University Sixth Form' combines the very best education for academic and technical skills...

Information about Aston University Engineering Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender Mixed
Age range 14 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

1 Lister Street
Birmingham
B7 4AG
United Kingdom