Head of Art

Based at our Chelsea site, SW10

We have an exceptional opportunity for a new Head of Art to join us at our Chelsea Centre, and without a doubt it’s a fantastic time to join the Creative Industries team, at this specialist centre which is part of Morley College London. 

This role will lead the developing the Creative Discovery Programme Area in which our successful diagnostic provision is offered from L1 to L4 as well as our Fine Art Programme Area within which is our well-established Fine Art HE programme and a range of print short courses.  The Head of Media, with two programme managers, will lead an academic team supported by technical and administrative centre teams in pursuing growth. 

The College was 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 lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea.   

The Chelsea Centre has built on its heritage of creative practice with an ambition to be a leading institution for skills education in the Creative Arts and Industries as well as addressing the essential skills needs of the local community. 

We are looking for a leader thrilled by the opportunity to develop an innovative curriculum in collaboration with other like-minded individuals. Morley is a creative community that has an ambitious vision for new learning opportunities and the transformative potential for creative learning and has committed significant investment  to support this vision. 

You will present a compelling vision for the future of the centre and lead a team to achieve exceptional and diverse learning experiences for the future careers in these industries.  You will be excited by the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary learning in partnership with other curriculum Heads and collaborating closely with a leadership team leading on key cross centre priorities. 

Morley College London aims to have a workforce that is as reflective of the diverse population that it serves. The College particularly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented within the College at this level.  We support applications from applicants with experience of course leadership who are seeking to take that next career step into a senior role. 

Closing date:  Monday 13th June 2022 at 9am 

Interviews taking place on: 23rd June 2022

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

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

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.