Designer in Residence

Closing date for application: 07/02/2022 9:00am

Interview date: 14/02/2022

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 up to 900 children from all backgrounds, supported by over 400 members of staff.

We are looking to recruit a Designer in Residence on a one-year placement for the 2022-23 academic year..

A passion for design, practical engineering and a genuine interest in working with and developing design related skills in young people are essential. The successful candidate should have a genuine interest in teaching Design and Technology with a view to a possible career in the profession.

The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of design orientated education approaches within the Design Technology Department, including some teaching, and will be expected to become an integral part of our team.

This vacancy would be ideal as a sandwich/placement year or postgraduates who are studying/have studied a degree within a relevant field.  A funding allowance towards personal project work materials and resources is also available subject to discussion with the Head of Design Technology.

The post is residential and single person accommodation is available. Heating, lighting and all meals during term-time will be provided as part of the package.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.  To apply, please go to:

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 7th February 2022 and include a link to a digital portfolio.  Interviews of the short-listed candidates will be held on site at the school on Monday 14th February 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.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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