Head of School: Music and Performing Arts

£52,477 - £55,470 per annum including London Weighting
36 per week
Closing date:
20 Jul 2020

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country’s oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. At Morley College London, we provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea.

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences.

Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.  

Morley College London is looking for an inspirational leader to provide strategic leadership and operational management of the School of Music and Performing Arts.  Priorities for the Head of School are to raise the profile of the School, drawing on the past to position Music and Performing Arts at Waterloo as progressive, inclusive and engaging for all, with a reputation for quality of thought and practice.  Working with the Team, the central aim is to ensure the School at Waterloo is considered a leading location of learning for people with a passion and interest in music, dance and drama

You will be an outstanding academic leader and an accomplished musician with an unwavering commitment to quality in education and student success and will be joining one of the leading adult education colleges in the country with London-wide presence and a national reputation for its provision.

Closing date:     5pm Monday 20th July 2020

Please download the Job Description & Specification:  JD Head of School Music and Performing Arts 078.JB.1920

Please download Additional Information for the Head of School: Additional information for the HoS Music and Performance Arts Post Ed.PC

For an Application Pack please apply online at www.morleycollege.ac.uk/about/jobs or email recruitment@morleycollege.ac.uk

The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds, but particularly from BAME applicants who are underrepresented at this level of the organisation.  

The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender reassignment, disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, age, religion or belief, and/or sexual orientation and is committed to making reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities. 

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check