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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safe recruitment practices to protect children. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check, satisfactory references and health check. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at Harrow Council is an equal opportunities employer and committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children.


(Friday 3rd December 2021)

Stanburn Primary School is a culturally rich four-form of entry school; we are seeking a dynamic, confident, and inspirational Headteacher to lead this highly successful school. Due to the retirement of the present Headteacher at the end of the spring term 2022, the position becomes available from the beginning of the summer term 2022, or September 2022. The Governing Body is inviting applications from current Headteachers or an outstanding Deputy with successful strategic senior management experience across the whole primary age range.

Stanburn is a high-achieving school at the heart of the thriving Stanmore community. At its full capacity, the school has approximately 800 children on its roll. Performance is extremely high and the school is supported by enthusiastic staff who are passionate and dedicated to improving the progress and attainment of all the pupils.

Our vision of “Believe Achieve Succeed – Learning Without Limits” is embedded in everything we do at Stanburn. This, combined with the development of a growth mindset, results in a school of successful learners who are also confident, responsible, citizens.

We offer:

  • Enthusiastic children who are keen to learn;
  • High quality teaching from a committed staff;
  • An excellent curriculum supplemented by a wide range of after school activities;
  • A highly supportive governing body;
  • A close working relationship with supportive families, the Local Authority and colleagues in local schools;
  • An attractive working environment in a thriving local community;
  • An exciting opportunity as a new Additional Resourced Mainstream unit for pupils with MLD is proposed for September 2022.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An inspirational and visionary leader who is capable of working collaboratively with a wide variety of people, with high expectations for pupil and teacher achievements;
  • Able to develop and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning, evaluate pupils’ achievements and implement strategies for further development;
  • Able to demonstrate extensive and successful experience in whole school self-evaluation, innovative curriculum development and strategic implementation of whole school policies;
  • Able to work under pressure, possess physical and emotional resilience and maintain and display positive attitude who is confident in making sound and timely decisions;
  • Able to maintain excellent relationships with staff, parents, pupils, and governors and demonstrate motivation and inspiration.

If this is you, we warmly invite you to visit our school; please contact Heena Miyanger on 020 8954 1423 to arrange a convenient time.

For more information visit the school’s website:

If you have any questions related to this post, please do not hesitate to contact Heena Miyanger on the email address above.

To apply:

Please complete the application form and return to

Stanburn Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the update service.

Please be aware that Stanburn Primary School does not currently support applications that require sponsorships.

Closing date for applications: 4pm, Monday 10th January 2022

Shortlisting date: Wednesday 12th January 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 18th January 2022