Start Date: 8 April 2024
Yardley Green Road
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.
We are very proud to be a comprehensive and diverse school serving our local community.
Our core values of Humanity, Equality, Aspiration and Respect (HEAR), support our vision to create a learning community where we work together to achieve excellence in everything we do.
The Trustees are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Assistant Subject Leader for Social Sciences to further support the high achievements of the department.
What sort of department will you be joining….
- excellent, committed and supportive staff
- high expectations of students promoting positive attitudes and behaviour
- commitment to standards of excellence in every aspect of education
- we view staff development as a central part of school improvement
- we have a fully integrated support and training procedure for new staff and ECT’s
- 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 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.
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.
For an application pack please visit our website.
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.
Completed applications should be sent to Applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk 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.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.