Adel Shirbini joined Ellern Mede School in January 2011 as Headteacher. Prior to joining the School, Adel held the position of Senior School Improvement Professional at Harrow Council, during which time he served as an Attached Adviser to four “outstanding” secondary schools, and held the remit for 14-19 Education, 16-19 Commissioning, the Strategic Lead for ICT across all Harrow schools, managed the Governor Services Support Team, and the Teachers’ International Professional Development Programme. Prior to this, Adel served on Senior Leadership teams in secondary schools in London, and the South East of England, including inner London. After qualifying from Nottingham University with a BA (Hons) in Geography, he trained as a teacher at the Institute of Education, London University.
He has always made sure he has kept abreast of current thinking in education which has resulted in his completion of the National Professional Qualification for Headteacher (NPQH) and studying for an M Phil in education at Middlesex University. Adel qualified as an Associate Inspector with Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills). Although he has spent most of his time in education, he has also gained commercial experience having spent seven years in senior roles in industry.
School Secretary, PA & Finance Administrator
Special Educational Needs Consultant
Curriculum Manager for English and Media
Curriculum Manager for Mathematics
Curriculum Manager for Science
Curriculum Manager for Art and Design, Textiles, and Design Technology
Spanish Language Teacher
French Language Teacher
Learning Support Assistant