Community Arts Director, Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Closes: 29th October 2018

Location: London

Type: Full time

Salary: Paid (£50k+)

Artform: Other, Arts Director

Contact: [email protected]



Department: Art & Community Studies

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 11:59pm on Monday 29 October 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 07 November 2018


PLEASE NOTE - we do not accept applications via job boards. To apply, please submit an online application by the closing date of 29th October 2018:


RHACC is an adult learning provider with a vibrant and wide ranging offer of courses for adults of all ages and abilities, enabling them to participate in learning for work, life and leisure. We have two sites, one in Richmond, and one in Surbiton, with exceptional newly-built facilities for art and design and performing arts at the Richmond site. As well as a thriving offer for personal and community development, the School also delivers provision for adults with learning disabilities, and a women-only residential offer at the Surbiton site.


We are looking for a senior leader to provide inspirational leadership for the School of Art and Community Learning.


The postholder will create and communicate a strong vision for the School, and build upon the existing brands of Richmond Art School, Richmond Jazz School, Richmond Drama School, and the School of Ideas. This will include developing and managing a vibrant community offer which will suit the needs and requirements of learners of all ages and abilities in subjects ranging from interior design to ceramics, jazz, languages and philosophy.


The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of arts and crafts, experience of engaging with a range of community partners and stakeholders, and will be able to demonstrate a track record of driving improvement and creating positive change. Candidates should have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification.


Good written and verbal communication skills are a must along with strong IT skills, the ability to manage a varied work load and ability to lead and motivate staff.

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk.