Principal, Birmingham

Closing date:New this week

Pegasus Primary AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18 - L22 £60,755 - £67,008
Contract term: Permanent

The Summit Learning Trust is seeking an exceptional and enthusiastic Principal to lead this small, popular primary school. This is a fantastic opportunity for a successful and experienced primary school leader who wants to develop their career further and help our children achieve their full potential. Our Trust family comprises four primary, three secondary schools, and The Sixth Form College, Solihull.

The successful candidate will enjoy the support of a committed team of teachers, all determined to build on current strengths and secure rapid improvements. The Summit Learning Trust Executive Team provides excellent expert support in all key areas, allowing leaders to focus on teaching and learning. Principals work closely together across Trust schools to share good practice, collaborate, and support each other.

The children, staff, governors and Trust are seeking a person who:

  • Is an NPQH qualified primary school leader
  • Has high expectations and can provide strong, innovative leadership to lead Pegasus forward on its journey to excellence
  • Is approachable, and can inspire, motivate and encourage children, staff and the school community to excel
  • Has the welfare of staff and children at the heart of their work
  • Is forward thinking and honest
  • Listens, and is an excellent communicator
  • Has successful previous experience of leadership and of working positively with parents and carers
  • Has had a significant, proven impact on raising standards in their current role
  • Is looking for dynamic collaboration with other, high-calibre Principals and Executive Directors across the Trust
  • Is keen to make a significant contribution to the realisation of the shared Trust and school vision and strategy
  • Demonstrates curiosity, energy and determination
  • Is resilient and optimistic

We offer the right candidate:

  • Well-behaved, courteous and talented children who want to learn and want to be challenged
  • Supportive parents and local community
  • A motivated and collegiate team of Principals and senior leaders within the Trust who willingly share their expertise
  • A dedicated team of staff who are keen to improve and provide great learning experiences for all children.

If you have the drive and vision to lead Pegasus to reach its potential, we would be delighted to hear from you.

You are most welcome to visit the school.

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, 09:00

If you have the drive and vision to lead Pegasus to reach its potential, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please visit: or contact to request an application pack.

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.

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More about Pegasus Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Turnhouse Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 6PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 4644293