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Expires: 25/05/2022
  • Salary:

    L37 – L43

  • Location:

    Waverley Education Foundation Trust

  • Contract:


  • Start Date:

    September 2022

Executive Principal

Initially a Fixed Term Contract

L37 – L43

To start September 2022


Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. 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 pupils aged 4-19.  It also has a resource base for pupils with cognition and learning difficulties.  Waverley Studio College is a specialist academy catering for 14 – 19 year old students, which offers both academic and vocational qualifications.  WEF has over 1900 pupils.  Within the Trust, we try to create an environment, which allows everyone to develop mutual respect for each other and a respect for learning. 


This is an exciting time to join WEF. We continue to be over-subscribed and popular with the local community. 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. Through our school improvement, plans the school continues to develop and we expect to see good results again this summer.

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. The Executive Principal will have responsibility for the leadership and management of both Waverley School Waverley Studio College. These responsibilities include the strategic development of the schools and their relationship with the local community as well as their complex day-to-day operation through our senior leaders and staff team. The Executive Principal will lead secondary and aspects of 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, 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.

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

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


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.