Mr Ben Bellak teaches English across all ages at Cranleigh. He is a tutor in East and also coaches rugby and cricket. Having graduated with a 2:1 in English Literature from the University of Melbourne, Mr Bellak went to work in the City with Smith New Court PLC and then Merrill Lynch, before joining Shandwick PLC dealing with investor relations. After seven years, he finally saw the light and completed his PGCE at King’s College, London.
Mr Bellak’s first teaching post was at Graveney School, a large state school in South London, where he stayed for ten years, ending as Head of Year. He moved to the City of London Boys School, where he spent five years teaching English Literature and Language and as a Head of House. Mr Bellak has two sons who attend the senior school and the prep school.