Associate Principal (Principal Designate) - WMG Academy Coventry

Mitchell Avenue, Coventry, CV4 8DY
Leadership Scale 22 to 25
24 Mar 2021
19 Apr 2021
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The WMG Academy Trust Board are seeking to appoint a motivated, dedicated and aspirational Associate Principal to take an operational lead for the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, Coventry. Career progression, including promotion to the position of Principal, will be available to outstanding candidates.

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 teaching and learning, 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 ensure that all learners are provided with an ‘outstanding’ education and will be expected to develop the Academy’s education programs whilst providing a nurturing and supportive environment.

WMG Academy for Young Engineers Coventry is part of the wider WMG Academy Trust and is led by the Executive Principal, Kate Tague, a Board of Trustees, chaired by Mike Wright, and a Local Governing Body, chaired by Dave Williams.

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: Executive Principal, WMG Academy, Mitchell Avenue, Coventry, CV4 8DY or by email to

For an informal conversation or for more information please contact the Executive Principal by email or by calling 0121 289 3556 and asking for Ethan Harries, Executive Assistant to the Executive Principal.

CLOSING DATE:     Monday 19th April 2021 at 9am

INTERVIEW DATE:  Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd April 2021

START DATE:           1st September 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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