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Artist in Residence (with Pastoral Duties)

Artist in Residence (with Pastoral Duties)

St George's School

Ascot, Berkshire

  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
1 February 2018
Apply by:
5 January 2018

Job overview

Artist in Residence (with Pastoral Duties)

We look to appoint a new Artist in Residence, who would be able to work on their own projects in conjunction with pastoral duties and some teaching. Teaching would include some evening and weekend Art and Textiles prep. Pastoral duties will include working with Housemistresses to provide supervision of boarders during weekends and evenings.  This is a Fixed Term Contract, ending on 5 July 2018, however, it is possible that the contract will be extended to cover the following academic year (1 September 2018 to 4 July 2019).   

We are happy to consider artists from all disciplines. This position may suit a graduate with an Arts Degree, or a practising artist. 

This is a term time only position. A competitive salary together with school meals and accommodation is offered.

St George’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. St George’s School is an equal opportunities employer.

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About St George's School

St George’s is a girls’ independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 years. We are located approximately 25 miles west of central London on a beautiful, leafy 30 acre site, within walking distance of Ascot High Street. We are a welcoming school with a warm sense of community and visitors often comment on the perceptible supportive and cheerful atmosphere.

Most girls join St George's in Year 7; there are around 35 girls in each of the first two years and we keep class sizes deliberately small so that each girl is individually known. An additional class is added at Year 9 with girls joining from 13+ prep schools and girls may also join in the Sixth Form, and occasionally in Year 8 and Year 10.

We believe that a happy and successful school is one where all pupils have the opportunities to develop their strengths. The richness of opportunities within and outside the classroom are fundamental elements of the St George's experience. This allows the girls to foster the confidence, independence and academic curiosity that lead to success.

Our academic results are impressive, with the 'value-added' in public examinations a real strength. We understand how girls learn effectively and we regularly add at least one grade higher at GCSE and A Level than baseline testing would suggest. As the girls progress through the school, bespoke advice on subject options, universities and careers as part of a thorough academic tracking process, gives each girl and her parents a sense of where her strengths lie and where she should be heading.

We also offer an extensive range of opportunities, clubs and activities with a significant focus on the arts, music and sport. The girls work hard and play hard, they value each other's abilities and there is a positive an supportive pastoral and boarding ethos.

St George's is a place where girls flourish academically, creatively, physically and morally , a place where risks can be taken, lessons are learnt and challenges are welcomed. We strive for the very best for our girls and by developing their love of learning, their academic potential and their individual talents, we are able to nurture them to become happy, responsible, well balanced and resilient young women in the twenty-first century.

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