Headteacher Vacancy


- Part-time contract on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (0.6)

- Group 1 Outer London L6 (starting from £49,714) pro rata


Start Date     1st September 2021

Apply by:       17th May 2021 (12pm deadline)

Interviews:     20th May 2021 


The Governors of Hillview Nursery School are looking for a strong visionary and inspirational leader who has a collaborative and collegiate approach.


Hillview Nursery School is the only maintained nursery school in Harrow and has a very strong history of providing early education, care and support to children and their families in a most inclusive environment through the close partnership of the co-located Hillview Children’s Centre Hub, local schools and other agencies.

We offer 90 places to two, three and four-year-olds, and an additionally resourced nursery provision for 12 children with special needs.


If you are:

  • looking for work-life balance while keeping your career on track

  • committed to an integrated approach to delivering services to the community

  • dedicated to improving outcomes for children and families


Then this could be the job for you!

The successful candidate will:

We can offer you:


  • Be an inspirational leader with a proven track record in a strategic role

  • Have an excellent understanding of the Early Years curriculum

  • Continue to develop a creative learning environment where children can speak their own voice

  • Be able to demonstrate energy and enthusiasm to motivate, challenge and nurture staff

  • Strongly commit to inclusion


  • A vibrant and truly inclusive community where everyone is made welcome and valued

  • Enthusiastic, engaging and well-behaved children with great expectations

  • Highly committed governors and parents

  • An opportunity to work with a talented, dedicated and experienced team

  • An established network with the wider community



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children attending our nursery school. Any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


References will be requested for those shortlisted prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


Visits to the school are recommended. To arrange a visit and an informal chat with Carly Orbell, our Headteacher, please contact our Business Officer, samantha.davies@harrow.gov.uk



Please return your completed application form directly to Hillview Nursery School or e-mail to: samantha.davies@harrow.gov.uk


The supporting documents will give you more details about the role and our priorities.


  • Headteacher’s letter to candidates

  • Job Description and Person Specification

  • Harrow Council Application Form


Hillview Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply for the position please download the following documentation

Headteacher Letter to Candidates

Headteacher Job Description & Personel Specification

Application form