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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary range L19 – L23 (starting salary point is dependent upon experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an ambitious and inspirational Principal to take Erdington Hall Primary School to the next level of its transformative journey from its last Ofsted ‘Good’ judgement. The school requires a leader who will develop excellence in teaching and learning to ensure our children can achieve their full potential.

We encourage applicants who are:

  • Passionate about promoting excellence in teaching and learning
  • Seeking an exciting and challenging position where you will be supported well by our Trust and its Education Improvement Team
  • Child-centred, placing their wellbeing at the heart of your vision and ethos
  • Able to maintain high standards and achievement
  • Calm and focused with a resolution-focused approach
  • Able to motivate, support and inspire learners, members of staff and our wider community
  • Keen to make a significant contribution to the realisation of a shared Trust vision

We are seeking to appoint an effective, strong and inspirational leader who can:

  • Further develop and embed excellent standards of teaching and learning
  • Embed high expectations and raise the achievement for all learners
  • Commit to continuous school improvement
  • Establish a culture where everyone is valued and encouraged to succeed
  • Demonstrate a strong track record of school improvement
  • Enthuse colleagues, keen to improve and provide excellent teaching for all learners
  • The opportunity to work with a highly skilled and effective team of senior leaders within our Trust

What the school offers its staff

Erdington Hall is a warm and friendly academy where everyone is valued. Erdington Hall Primary School is part of the Summit Learning Trust which comprises of four primary schools, three secondary schools and a sixth form. When becoming a leader in our Summit family, we can promise an investment in you and your future, an attractive benefits package and excellent professional development from our Professional Learning Institute. We are an inclusive trust with high expectations for learners and colleagues and are fully committed to providing the very best educational outcomes and experiences for all our children and young people.

The successful candidate can expect:

Dedicated colleagues, keen to improve and provide excellent teaching for all learners who are driven to improve the life chances of children at Erdington Hall Primary School

The opportunity to work with a highly skilled and effective team of senior leaders within our Trust

Protection, support and challenge from our trustees, governors and executive team

A highly skilled and motivated team of Principals and a supportive and knowledgeable Trust leadership team

Further details about the role

If you have the drive and vision to lead Erdington Hall Primary on the next stage of its journey, we would like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about Erdington Hall Primary School or to arrange a visit please contact Mandeep Kaur at mandeep.kaur@summitlearnngtrust.org.uk who will arrange a conversation with our Chief Executive Officer.

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 27th March 2023

Why work for us?

We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:

  • Employee assistance programme
  • High quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
  • Wellbeing Advocates
  • Lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
  • Health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
  • Generous employer pension schemes

For further information about all our vacancies please visit our trust website:


We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check. Online searches of shortlisted candidates will also be conducted. Our policy is available to view here https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/our-trust/statutory-information/policies-statements/

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About Erdington Hall Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
342 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Erdington Hall is a two form entry, mixed primary school for pupils aged 3 -11. We are one of the family of schools in the Summit Learning Trust and pride ourselves on being an inclusive school. At Erdington Hall we are continually developing ways to ensure our children have the best possible opportunities to be successful. We recognise that through an enriched, varied curriculum, children are challenged. We also ask that children challenge themselves and aspire to be the very best they can be. You will be part of a very supportive team whose successful aim is to help students reach their full potential within this forward looking school.

Arranging a visit to Erdington Hall Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mandeep.kaur@summitlearnngtrust.org.uk.

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