Item Unavailable

Expires: 10/06/2022
  • Salary:

    L37 -L43

  • Location:

    Waverley Education Foundation Trust

  • Contract:

    Two Term Fixed Term Contract

  • Start Date:

    September 2022

Executive Principal

Initially a Fixed Term Contract -Two Terms

L37 – L43

To start September 2022

Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a multi-academy trust which is proud to serve our community. We have two “Good OFSTED rated” schools: Waverley School, a popular all-through academy, and Waverley Studio College, a 14-19 Studio School. WEF has over 2000 pupils attending both schools.  

Waverley School is an all through school for pupils aged 4-19.  It also has a resource base for pupils with cognition and learning difficulties. Waverley Studio College is a Vocational Academy catering for 14–19-year-old students, which offers both academic and vocational qualifications.   This is an exciting time to join WEF; we are popular within the local community. We have state of the art facilities for learning, teaching and training with a strong staff team that are committed to the learning and development of all our students.

As part of our exciting development plans for the Trust, we are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual to join as Executive Principal. The Executive Principal will work with the Board of Trustees and Principals across the Trust and have responsibility for the strategic development of both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College, working with the Principals of each school and meeting with them together as a Strategic Executive Leadership Team. The Executive Principal will also lead the Waverley School Secondary and Sixth Form Phases in a strategic and operational capacity, as well as other areas within the Trust.

The ideal candidate will share our determination to continue to provide an outstanding education for our young people without exception or bias. They will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and have a proven track record of effective leadership.  They will need to be high achieving and self-motivating and capable of playing a major role in further developing teaching and learning within the Trust.  The Executive Principal role requires strong people management skills, empathy and excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

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


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

To support your application, please provide a summary that addresses and provides evidence against the essential criteria set out in the Person Specification and also include a covering letter that explains your motivation, as well as highlighting how your experience and achievements fit with the requirements of the role.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 10th June 2022