Artist in Residence

Closing date for application: 15/05/2020 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time




September 2020 – July 2021

Based in Horsham, Christ’s Hospital is a unique co-educational boarding school and charitable Foundation, which provides first class education for up to 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 suit a practising artist with a range of creative skills 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 £13,283.

An application pack can be downloaded from the CH website; 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.

Applicants must provide at least 15 digital examples of their work via a suitable platform i.e. a website, we Transfer etc (not memory stick).

More information about Christ’s Hospital can be found at

Completed applications should be sent to by the closing date.


Closing date:  9am on Friday 15th May 2020

Interviews: w/c 8th June 2020


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.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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