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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Computing

Working pattern

Full time: Term time only plus inset days

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main/Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The WMG Academy Trust Board are seeking to appoint a motivated, dedicated and aspirational Teacher

of Computer Science/ IT/imedia to join the team at the WMG Academy for Young Engineers.

WMG Academy is looking for an outstanding Teacher of Computer Science/ IT/ imedia to join the team at

WMG Academy. The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting young people and

determined to see all students achieve their best.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable ability to engage students between the ages of 14 and

19 and help to foster a safe learning environment. The ideal candidate will be a champion of the Academy’s

‘business-like, business-led’ ethos.

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers Multi Academy Trust was formed in March 2015. Following the

successful opening of the Coventry Academy in September 2014, the WMG Academy Trust opened its

second Academy in September 2016 in North Solihull.

Formed between a partnership of the University of Warwick and with the support of national, regional and

local businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, and Rolls-Royce, the Trust is committed to

providing a better way of learning for the Engineers of the future.

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. CVs will not be accepted.

What the school offers its staff

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers Multi Academy Trust was formed in March 2015. Following the

successful opening of the Coventry Academy in September 2014, the WMG Academy Trust opened its

second Academy in September 2016 in North Solihull.

Formed between a partnership of the University of Warwick and with the support of national, regional and

local businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, and Rolls-Royce, the Trust is committed to

providing a better way of learning for the Engineers of the future.

Commitment to safeguarding

We recognise that safeguarding is an essential part of our duty of care to all students and staff have a responsibility to provide a safe environment. The Academy understands that safeguarding of all children is everyone’s responsibility and everyone has a role to play in protecting students. We recognise that our academy is part of a wider safeguarding system and work closely with other agencies to promote the welfare of children. The academy maintains an attitude of ‘it could happen here’ and will consider the wishes of and, at all times, what is in the best interests of each child.

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About WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
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School size
439 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Phone number
01212893556

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers Multi Academy Trust was formed in March 2015. Following the successful opening of the Coventry Academy in September 2014, the WMG Academy Trust opened its second Academy in September 2016 in North Solihull.
Formed between a partnership of the University of Warwick and with the support of national, regional and local businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, and Rolls-Royce, the Trust is committed to providing a better way of learning for the Engineers of the future.

Our vision
We will ensure that our learners have raised aspirations that will provide the motivational drive to succeed. Strong employer and further and higher education links, as well as a professional ethos and culture, will ensure the learners will be in demand from employers.
Our unique status of working very closely with some of the biggest employers in the region means that we have shaped the curriculum from day one to ensure we produce learners with a professional ethos and culture that is in high demand in today’s working world.
Team working is the norm and learners work together to develop the skills that employers value. We are committed to developing team working, problem solving, creativity, leadership, communication, resilience and an ability to respond to change. As staff, it is our role to model those skills and behaviours to our learners in everything that we do.

WMG Academy for Young Engineers Coventry
Opened in September 2014 by Ratan Tata, the Coventry Academy has over 450 students on roll. Located close to the Westwood area in Canley and the University of Warwick, the Coventry Academy was designed with a large Engineering Hall filled with over £1M worth of specialist equipment. Three additional dedicated CAD/CAM areas allow industry standard software to be used by students in their Engineering projects.
WMG Academy Coventry was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2022 and WMG Academy Solihull was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019.

WMG Academy for Young Engineers Solihull
Opened in September 2016, the Solihull Academy boasts over £2M of specialist equipment and ICT and currently has over 400 students on roll. Developed along a similar open plan design to Coventry, the Solihull Academy occupies a slightly bigger footprint.
Dedicated ICT facilities include 3 CAD suites and student PC access in all teaching rooms giving unrivalled access to industry standard software. These facilities allow innovative teaching pedagogy through digital technologies. A large Engineering Hall, complemented by ‘Make and Do’ areas above, allows a flexible group-work approach to learning.

Arranging a visit to WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email principal@wmgacademy.org.uk.

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