Head of Art

The Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and passionate Head of Art to join us in September 2024, we will also consider applications for a January 2025 start.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the DT & Ceramics departments to build on the successful curriculum/programme of extra-curricular opportunities for the boys in this successful and flourishing school.


Housed in our Exploration Centre, which was built in 2020, is the purpose built, light, and spacious art studio.  The department is well resourced, fostering a vibrant and creative learning environment.   The main aim of the Art Department at Ludgrove is to provide the boys with an understanding and enjoyment of this subject. Whether a boy goes on to study Art at a higher level, the ability to appreciate and enjoy the Arts is incredibly important throughout life. The syllabus is designed to teach a wide range of practical, traditional and innovative skills with which to create their work.


We are proud of our excellent reputation, we have wonderful boys and a talented team of supportive colleagues.  A willingness to become fully immersed in the extra-curricular life of this busy boys’ fortnightly boarding school is essential.


This appointment is part of the Ludgrove teaching team and we offer a generous salary, pension scheme, private medical insurance, first-class resources and the very best facilities for teaching and learning.  Single or family accommodation will be available for the successful applicant.


How to apply

Completed application forms and covering letter to be emailed to HR@ludgrove.com no later than 12 noon on 15th May 2024.  Interviews will be held week commencing 20th May 2024.

Full details of the vacancy can be found here

Ludgrove is committed to building a truly inclusive school and cultivating a culture of equality, diversity and kindness. We believe that a diverse staff body reflects and supports the diversity of our students and wider society. We are an equal opportunity employer and in recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check.

Job Summary

Closing date:
Competitive Benefit package
Ludgrove School
RG40 3AB