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Expires: 01/12/2023 10:00:00
  • Salary:

    MPS/UPR + TLR2a £3214

  • Location:

    Waverley School

  • Contract:


  • Start Date:


Waverley School

Yardley Green Road

Bordesley Green


B9 5QA


Subject Lead Sociology

MPS/UPR + TLR2a £3214

Start Date: 1 January 2024

Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. WEF has over 1900 students 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 School is an all through school for students aged 4-19.  It also has a Resource Base for students with cognition and learning difficulties. In its recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Waverley School was graded as a ‘Good’ School. The secondary phase of Waverley School has 1174 students including those in the Sixth Form. 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.


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.

The Trustees of the Trust are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic teacher with integrity, compassion and vision for the post of Subject Lead Sociology .  The successful candidate will understand, value and nurture the School's ethos whilst building on the department’s success to date.  

We are looking for someone who is:

  • An outstanding and effective classroom practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards
  • An excellent communicator with interpersonal skills and can think strategically
  • Knowledgeable about the Sociology curriculum across key stages 3 – 5.
  • Experienced in implementing strategies to improve attitudes to learning and outcomes

•    A strategic thinker who will inspire staff and students to reach their full potential 

  • A warm person with high levels of emotional intelligence and a sense of humour.

It is a very exciting time to join Waverley School and applications are invited from those who are committed to wanting the best for children and are ambitious to develop their careers as leaders.

You will need to provide evidence of an outstanding 'track record' to date. You will need to be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, with the ability to inspire and motivate staff and students.

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 an online check 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.

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 1st December 2023 at 10.00am

Completed applications should be sent to Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.  If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.