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Expires: 17/05/2023 10:00:00
  • Salary:

    L6 - L10 (£50,122-£55,360

  • Location:

    Waverley School

  • Contract:


  • Start Date:

    Start Date: 1 September 2023 (an earlier start date can be considered) ​​​​​​​

Waverley School

Yardley Green Road

Bordesley Green


B9 5QA


Director of Learning - English


L6 - L10 (£50,122-£55,360


Start Date: 1 September 2023 (an earlier start date can be considered)


Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. WEF has over 1900 students on roll across the trust. It develops, brokers and delivers a range of services which support learning and leadership & management and improve outcomes for children and young people.

Waverley School is an all through school for students aged 4-19. It also has a Resource Base for students with cognition and learning difficulties. In its recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Waverley School was graded as a ‘Good’ School. The secondary phase of Waverley School has 1174 students including those in the Sixth Form. We have state of the art facilities for learning, teaching and training and a strong staff team that are committed to the learning and development of all our students.                       

Our core values of Humanity, Equality, Aspiration and Respect support our vision to create a learning community where we work together to achieve excellence in everything we do.

 “Pupils have a strong understanding of diversity, respect and tolerance, including for different family lifestyles” – Ofsted 2021

We are now looking to appoint new Directors of Learning for English and Maths. Both departments have strong teaching teams in-place and we are looking for inspirational and dynamic leaders to drive forward our English and Maths Provisions.

We believe that this role will appeal to ambitious, talented teachers and leaders who can bring inspirational leadership to our Middle Leadership Team and contribute towards the school improvement process.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Promote and deliver excellent standards of teaching and learning.
  • Is a strategic thinker and will lead to department from good to great.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the local community.


It is a very exciting time to join Waverley School and applications are invited from those who are committed to wanting the best for children and are ambitious to develop their careers as teachers and leaders.

You will need to provide evidence of an outstanding 'track record' to date and clearly demonstrate how you meet the demands of the job description. You will need to be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, with the ability to inspire and motivate staff and students.

The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online checks in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be accepted.

Waverley Education Foundation is committed to the protection and safety of its students

For further details or to arrange an informal visit please call our HR team on 0121 566 6607.    Closing date: 10.00am 17th May 2023