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Expires: 16/04/2023 10:00:00
  • Salary:

    L1-L5 £44,305 - £48,895

  • Location:

    Waverley Studio College

  • Contract:


  • Start Date:

    Start Date: September 2023 or sooner

Waverley Studio College

470 Belchers Lane

Bordesley Green


B9 5SX


Head of Communications Faculty (English, Business, IT and Citizenship)

L1-L5 £44,305 - £48,895

Start Date: September 2023 or sooner


Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. WEF has over 1900 pupils 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 Studio College opened in September 2013 and caters for students at key stages 4 and 5. With up to 75 students in each cohort the college has provision for up to 300 students. In the GCSE and Post 16 outcomes in 2022, the Studio College achieved the best results since it opened in 2013.  Such has been the success of the college, it is currently full to capacity in Years 10 and 11.

Waverley Studio College specialises in Health, Creative Technology and Enterprise. We pride ourselves on our students who behave well and are committed to their learning. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week in the local community. Our curriculum includes an enrichment programme to develop their character and skills. We have a strong staff team that are dedicated 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.

In our recent September 2022 Ofsted inspection the college retained its ‘Good’ grading. Inspectors stated that ‘Pupils behave well in lessons and around school. They get on well together.’

The Board of Trustees are seeking to appoint a talented and inspirational leader who has drive and passion for teaching and learning to be a Head of Faculty at Waverley Studio College.

The successful candidate will lead the English Department as part of the Communications Faculty comprising of English, Business, ICT and Citizenship.

It is a very exciting time to join Waverley Studio College and applications are invited from those who are excited by and supportive of Studio Schools and are passionate to want the best for the students in their care.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • An outstanding practitioner with a specialism in English Language and Literature
  • Provide strong, focused and professional leadership.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, staff, parents and the local community.
  • Promote excellent standards of teaching and positive attitudes to learning.
  • Ensure a continued rise in academic achievement.
  • Prioritise the wellbeing of students and staff.
  • Uphold the inclusive principles that are integral to our ethos and that of Studio Colleges.


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.

Closing date: 23rd March 2023 at 10.00am