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Job details
Employer WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)
Location Solihull
Salary Equivalent to mainpay/upper pay scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

The WMG Academy Trust Board seek to appoint motivated, dedicated and aspirational teacher in the area of Maths.  

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 Academy for Young Engineers opened its first academy in Coventry (Ofsted rated Good, April 2017) on Monday 8th September 2014 for up to 640 students aged 14 - 19. The second academy in North Solihull opened in September 2016 for two year groups, 10 and 12, and will double in size in September 2017.   

We welcome applications from Maths teachers who love their subject, are passionate about education and through a flexible, ‘problem solving’ approach want to deliver outstanding outcomes for all learners. 

The Mathematics Department at the WMG Academy is a forward thinking, enthusiastic, supportive and ambitious department compromising of specialist Mathematicians, Physicists and Computer Scientists.  As you would expect, all our classrooms are fully resourced with a selection on new PCs, AV equipment and projectors.  

Mathematics is taught at GCSE level, A Level and within some units of the Post 16 Engineering qualifications. 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.   

The key academic sponsor of the Academy is the University of Warwick.  The new 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 can be found on our academy website: www.wmgacademysolihull.org.uk (Solihull Academy)  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.   

To apply for this position, please complete the application form with a supporting statement (section 7 of the application form).

Please state in your application your specialist subject(s) and other subjects (and to which level) you are able to teach. For suitable applicants, additional responsibility roles may be available and candidates are invited to express an interest in these opportunities on the application form. 

CV’s will not be accepted.  

Previous applicants need not apply. 

Completed application forms should be returned to: Sue Beattie, WMG Academy for Young Engineers, Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, Solihull. B37 5FD Email:- s.beattie@wmgacademy.org.uk or solihull.info@wmgacademy.org.uk 

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

Locations and contacts

Chelmsley Road
Chelmsley Wood
Birmingham
West Midlands
B37 5FD
United Kingdom