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Acting Principal (Secondment) Until Easter 2021– Waverley Studio College

Salary: in the range - L18 - L22

We, the Trustees, are looking for a talented and inspirational leader who has drive and passion for teaching and learning to be the Acting Principal for Waverley Studio College.  We welcome applications 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. 

Waverley Studio College opened in September 2013, admitting students into Year 10 and Year 12. In September 2014, it admitted students into Years 10, 11, 12 and 13.  With up to 75 students in each cohort; the provision is for up to 300 students.

What makes us unique?

Waverley Studio College specialises for students from Year 10 – 13. We specialise in health and well-being, creative technology and enterprise. We are a small and unique college catering for 300 students, with a family feel and atmosphere that is growing in strength. We pride ourselves in our students, who behave well and committed to their learning. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week, in the local community. Our curriculum includes an exclusive enrichment programme to develop their character and softer skill.

What does Ofsted say about us?

In January 2017, the school was rated GOOD. The staff, students and the local community has united in working together exceptionally well. Ofsted have recognised the high-quality expectations and provision across the school. ‘In the sixth form, value-added progress is well above, or at least in line with, the national  between the regular work experience that sixth-form students undertake and their vocational courses are key contributors to their good achievement.’

Our sixth form results for value-added being recognised in the top 4% in the country nationally.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancies section on our website at The closing date for applications or letter of interest is 10.00 a.m. on 15th January 2021 Completed application forms, clearly demonstrating how your experience and skills match the person specification and key accountabilities of the role, should be submitted together with a covering letter to 

For an informal discussion about the role please email June Moore, (PA to CEO) at to arrange a convenient telephone appointment for you.

The successful candidate will be offered the post subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory medical report and employment references.

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

Waverley Studio College is committed to the protection and safety of its students.

More information about the Studio College ethos and model can be found on the Studio College Trust’s website at