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Job details
Employer Elmgrove Primary School & Nursery
Location Harrow
Salary Group 5: £68454- £84576 (A discretionary allowance of up to 15% may be available to an exceptional candidate)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Elmgrove Primary School and Nursery is looking to appoint an inspiring and ambitious leader. Elmgrove is a vibrant community and we are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher who is passionate about leading a happy, successful and caring school on its journey from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.

We are currently expanding to become a full four form school, with 900 pupils on roll. The school is due to be rebuilt under the PSBP2 programme in the next year.

We offer:

  • pupils who are hardworking and enjoy coming to school
  • a highly dedicated and enthusiastic team of staff
  • a strong and experienced Senior Leadership Team
  • a knowledgeable and effective Governing Body
  • a supportive parent body
  • a rich and dynamic working environment, where teamwork is valued
  • a rich, vibrant learning environment for our pupils
  • a Local Authority which has strong partnerships with schools and promote networking opportunities
  • further professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a leader who is:

  • inspirational and innovative with a strong track record of excellent pupil outcomes through highly effective leadership and school improvement
  • able to motivate, inspire and empower staff through a culture of distributed leadership
  • strategic and has the vision to lead a large and changing organisation
  • passionate about securing the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • a highly effective communicator who can develop good working relationships with pupils, staff, parents, governors and the community
  • able to lead change and continue to develop the school through a period of change whilst the new building is being constructed.

Elmgrove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

 Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance check.

We welcome informal visits to the school. Please call Lisa Polhill, School Business Manager, or Teresa Carroll, HR and Resources Administrator, on 020 8909 2992 to arrange.

Application packs can be requested from and returned to:

Closing date: 9 a.m., 21st June.
Interviews: w/c 3rd July.

Please see our website for the Headship brochure

An equal opportunities employer.

Elmgrove Primary School and Nursery
Kenmore Avenue
Tel: 020 8909 2992
Headteacher: Mr D Aisthorpe M.A.(Ed), B.Ed (Hons),NPQH

About the employer

Information about Elmgrove Primary School & Nursery
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years

Locations and contacts

Kenmore Avenue
United Kingdom
+44 208 909 1477