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Site Assistant – Vacancy

Site Assistant Salary: £9.02-£10.23 per hour (£18,813-£21,336 per annum) Minimum 15 hours per week We are looking for a flexible individual to undertake a variety of duties, including opening and locking the buildings, waste handling, setting up rooms for meetings and events and alarm call outs. The individual appointed to this role will work a minimum of 15 hours per …

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Technical Studies Support Technician – Vacancy

Technical Studies Support Technician Salary: £20,337 – £22,607 per annum Full-time, term time only You will liaise with the Technical Studies Tutors to ensure the smooth delivery of the technical programme. Duties will include ensuring adequate supplies of materials and equipment, preparing materials and equipment for demonstrations, assisting and supporting lessons when directed, dealing with machine faults/failures and carrying out …

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Technical Studies Tutor – Vacancy

Technical Studies Tutor (August start) Salary: £26,380 – £39,413 per annum 12 weeks holiday per academic year, Teachers’ Pension Scheme We are looking for two dynamic and inspirational individuals who are workshop specialists in one or more of the following areas: hand fitting, lathe work, machining or electrical. This is a great opportunity for somebody who has a desire to …

JCB Academy Sixth Form learners at the Centre of Operational Excellence at JCB

Centre of Operational Excellence for Sixth Form Engineering Learners

Year 13 engineering learners at The JCB Academy Sixth Form have recently spent two days in the Centre of Operational Excellence at the JCB Headquarters. The bespoke course designed by the Operational Excellence team at JCB, focuses on lean and quality improvement methods applied in a practical situation of assembly. Learners are taught about many tools and techniques which are …

Sixth form learners at The JCB Academy study hydraulics with Bosch-Rexroth

Bosch-Rexroth Challenge 2018

Engineering learners at The JCB Academy Sixth Form take part in The Bosch-Rexroth Challenge, a course tailored for their hydraulics unit. The course is aimed at developing skills in hydraulic engineering; exploring aspects of control, hydraulics and sensor technology. Included is an onsite factory tour, a series of practical exercises using Bosch-Rexroth training rigs, and a visit to the London …

Louise Meredith apprentice of the year

Apprentice of the Year – Louise Meredith

A former JCB Academy learner, Louise Meredith, was recently named Young Employee / Apprentice of the Year at a regional business awards. Higher Apprentice Louise, 19, who works at JCB’s World HQ in Rocester scooped the title at the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards held at the Staffordshire County Showground. Louise, of Meir Park, Stoke-on-Trent, said: “I am absolutely …

David Walsh - children's coach of the year

Children’s Coach of the Year

UK Coaching – Children’s Coach of the Year – Winner David Walsh, a children’s sports coach was recently crowned Children’s Coach of the Year at this year’s UK Coaching’s annual awards. David who comes into The JCB Academy to coach learners during their extension activities and PE sessions scooped the award at a glittering ceremony in November at The HAC, London. …

foodbank donation

Sixth Form foodbank donations

Sixth form learners at The JCB Academy donated food supplies to Renew Church foodbank today in Uttoxeter. The supplies were raised last week at the school during Christmas jumper day.

St. Michael's Church window display

Christmas Window Display for St. Michael’s Church

Learners and staff at The JCB Academy have produced and assembled a nativity scene for this years window display at St. Michael’s Church, Rocester. The scene is made from acrylic which was laser cut at the academy and then assembled on site by students. The scene also uses a back-lit LED multi-coloured strip light.

snowman made from books

Christmas Themed Afternoon

This afternoon at The JCB Academy, some of the extension activity groups got into the Christmas spirit. The craft and textiles group made decorative cakes and biscuits, whilst the book-club made snowmen from library books.