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Teacher of Science - WMG Academy for Young Engineers (Solihull)

What is the job role?

Teacher of Science- WMG Academy for Young Engineers, Solihull

SALARY:    Main pay/upper pay scale



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 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.

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.

Please see below an application form to download. Completed application forms to be returned to

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.

CV'S will not be accepted.

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

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

Closing Date: 17th April 2023

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: ASAP or 1st September 2023

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

These posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Who are we looking for?

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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