17 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP or 1 st September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale

Main pay/upper pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Science Department at WMG is a forward thinking, enthusiastic and ambitious department. The team

includes specialists in Chemistry, Biology and Physics and is supported by a dedicated Science Technician.

The department has four new science laboratories with state of the art specialist equipment. Learning is

enhanced in all science areas with new PCs, AV equipment, projectors and access to specialist departments

at Warwick University.

Science is offered at GCSE through both combined and triple disciplines and at Post 16 with A-levels in

Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

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 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.

These posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

To apply for either 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 Trust Board seeks to appoint a motivated, dedicated and aspirational teacher of

Science to inspire our learners.

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 Trust Board opened its first academy in Coventry on Monday 8 th 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.

Applying for the job

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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
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
Phone number

Set just a few miles from the centre of England, WMG Academy Solihull is a thriving centre for students with an interest in science, technology, engineering or maths. The career-based education on offer engages students, helping them find their niche, reach their potential and kickstart a career in the real world. From the business dress to the longer working day, as well as opportunities to work with companies on real-life projects, parents see their child’s confidence grow and their employment potential soar.

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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