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  • Start date details

    January 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    28 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

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 Pegasus 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.

Pegasus is a warm and friendly academy where everyone is valued. Pegasus Primary School is part of Summit Learning Trust which comprises of four primary schools, three secondary schools and a sixth form college. 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.

We encourage applicants who are:

  • Passionate about promoting excellence in teaching and learning
  • Seeking an exciting and challenging position where you will be fully supported well by our Trust family 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

What the school offers its staff

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, be 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 family

The successful candidate can expect:

  • Dedicated colleagues, keen to improve and provide excellent teaching for all learners and are driven to improve the life chances of children at Pegasus Primary School
  • The opportunity to work with a highly skilled and effective team of senior leaders within our Trust family
  • 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

For an informal discussion about Pegasus Primary School or to arrange a visit please contact Rebecca Beardsworth at Rebecca.Beardsworth@summitlearningtrust.org.uk who will arrange a conversation with our Chief Executive Officer, Vince Green

Please apply online https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/careers-vacancies/

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/

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Pegasus Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
198 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Pegasus is a one form entry, family orientated school, in the heart of North Birmingham. Our Castle Vale community strives for the very best for their children. We are thrilled to say that our school was judged to be a ‘GOOD’ school by Ofsted in June 2021. We are looking for new staff to join our incredible team – do you possess the creativity, passion and skills to help us achieve even greater things?

Ofsted June 2021 ‘Pupils are happy to be at school. Staff make sure that school is a safe space for pupils. Staff and pupils get on well. Pupils behave well and play sensibly together.’

Children at Pegasus love coming to school and are keen to learn. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school with high expectations and a commitment to providing the very best for all our children.

Click here to view our short movie trailer about our amazing school! https://www.pegasusprimary.org.uk/join-teampegasus/

Arranging a visit to Pegasus Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk.

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