Artist in Residence

Closing date for application: 28/02/2022 9:00am

Interview date: 11/03/2022

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


£13,500 p.a. (Live-in) to start end August 2022

Based in Horsham, Christ’s Hospital is a unique co-educational boarding school and charitable Foundation, which provides first class education for over 900 children from all backgrounds, supported by over 400 members of staff.

We are now looking for a versatile artist or graduate to join our thriving Art Department in this one year fixed term post. The post would be ideal for a postgraduate, practicing artist with a range of creative skills, who has studied a degree within a relevant field as well as an interest in teaching. Although experience of working with children would be preferable, it is not essential.

The resident will assist with the teaching of Art to all year groups and be expected to aid in all areas of running the department, giving workshops and talks, culminating the year with a solo exhibition. In addition they will undertake a range of duties that contribute to the wider running of the school, including exam invigilation, cover and house tutoring. Single-person accommodation with heating, lighting and meals while on duty will be provided. A large studio space and a £1,000 allowance for materials will be available. The resident will be paid an annual salary of £13,500.

For more information and to apply please visit you will find full details of the role. We normally receive many applications for this post and a personal statement must therefore be limited to 500 words.

To apply, please go to:  Applicants must also provide at least 15 digital examples of their work via a suitable platform i.e. a website, WeTransfer etc (not memory stick) to following submission of an application on the TES portal.

More information about Christ’s Hospital can be found at

Closing date: 9am on Monday 28th February 2022

Interviews: 11th March 2022

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.



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