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Head of Creative Arts with specialism in Music or Art - Ernest Bevin College

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Required: January 2023

Ernest Bevin College was designated ‘good’ by Ofsted in July 2022 

Ernest Bevin College, whose students are aged between 11-19, is a vibrant and a truly inclusive all boys college with a mixed sixth form.  Based in Tooting, South West London, our college takes pride in having an exceptional level of pastoral care where all staff are dedicated to giving each and every student both a quality learning experience and the life skills that opens doors to any career path they wish to tread in the future.

Our students, governors and staff are now seeking to appoint a Head of Creative Arts to join our college and oversee Music, Drama and Art department. This position is specifically for a Music or Art specialist who has experience of teaching across all the key stages.

This position is a new role in the college with great scope and potential to further elevate the subjects which fall under this remit. This is an excellent career opportunity offering valuable leadership and management experience that would provide the ideal preparation for future promotion in the college.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate about their subject area, and learning as a lifelong skill
  • Be outstanding practitioners who inspire students and colleagues
  • Be creative in delivering a rigorous, aspirational curriculum
  • Believe that every student can and will succeed
  • Lead their subject areas through research-driven teaching methods
  • Offer enrichment and extra-curricular experiences related to their subject area and beyond
  • Contribute to the overall development of the school
  • Be flexible in their approach to work, adapting to new challenge

Ernest Bevin College will offer you:

  • A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.
  • A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.
  • A range of professional development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse, vibrant and social community.
  • Access to our onsite facilities including a 25m swimming pool and fitness studio which can be used outside of the college day.

Should you feel you have the attributes we are looking for, we would very much look forward to hearing from you.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below .

Alternatively, an information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the college website.

Completed application forms should be sent to

Closing date: 06 October 2022 (at noon)

Interviews: We reserve the right to interview before the closing date, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As part of the shortlisting process, Ernest Bevin College will consider carrying out an online search (including social media) as part of our due diligence for shortlisted candidates.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

EBC is promoting a green travel policy. We cannot guarantee car parking on site for those joining us. 

Ernest Bevin College

Beechcroft Road



SW17 7DF

Tel: 020 8672 8582


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