Chief Operation Officer - WMG Academy for Young Engineers

251 Mitchell Ave, Coventry
£55,000 to £65,000
07 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
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POST TITLE: Chief Operating Officer
POST RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive Officer
SALARY: £55,000 to £65,000 (permanent/full time)
CLOSING DATE: Monday 31st January 2022
INTERVIEW DATE: Week Beginning Monday 7th February 2022
START DATE: To be negotiated

The WMG Academy Trust Board are seeking to appoint a motivated, dedicated and aspirational Chief Operating Officer to join the Trust Leadership Team at WMG Academy for Young Engineers.

Energetic? Innovative? Passionate? Work with us and our leading industry partners to deliver a skills-based curriculum in a high achieving environment.

We are looking for a different kind of school leader who wants to be at the cutting edge of business management within education, working differently alongside employer partners and a team of outstanding teachers, governors, parents and students. We are bringing the curriculum to life with an innovative approach using real life business problem-solving skills and embracing business-like learning behaviours.

The successful candidate will deliver strategic development across the WMG Academy Trust and manage and maintain the Trust’s operational processes and procedures.

WMG Academy for Young Engineers Trust is led by the CEO, Kate Tague and a Board of Trustees, chaired by Mike Wright.

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. CV’s will not be accepted.

Completed application forms should be returned to: Chief Executive Officer, WMG Academy, Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5FD or by email to

For more information or to arrange an informal conversation with Kate Tague, Chief Executive, please contact Ethan Harries, Executive Assistant to the CEO, by calling 0121 289 3556 or by emailing

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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

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