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Expires: 20/01/2023
  • Salary:

    L20 – L24 (£70 733 - £78 010)

  • Location:

    Waverley Studio College

  • Contract:


  • Start Date:

    Start Date: 1 April 2023


Waverley Studio College

470 Belchers Lane

Bordesley Green


B9 5SX



L20 – L24 (£70 733 - £78 010)

Start Date: 1 April 2023


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 the Principal for Waverley Studio College.

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, clearly ambitious to develop their careers as leaders, and prepared to develop personalised pathways for all learners so that they can achieve and are enabled to contribute to local, national and global society in a positive way.

We believe that this role will appeal to ambitious, talented senior leaders who can bring inspirational leadership to foster an exceptional learning environment.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • 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.
  • Develop an innovative and inspiring curriculum.
  • 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.

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

We welcome informal visits to the school where tours will be undertaken by a senior member of staff.

For further details or to arrange an informal visit to see the school please call our HR team on 0121 566 6607. 

Closing date: Friday 20 January 2023 at 10.00am