Artist in Residence, Barnstaple, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolBarnstaple, Devon

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Start date: Thursday 27th August 2020 to 4th July 2021
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary will commensurate with qualifications, the schools pay scale is in line with Local Authority Main & Upper pay scales
Contract term: Fixed Term

This post presents an opportunity to join a well-established independent school set in the foothills of Exmoor and the North Devon coastline. 

West Buckland School is keen to promote the creative Arts and sponsor a young artist in their work.

The Artist in Residence position is a one-year fixed term appointment from Thursday 27th August 2020 to 4th July 2021. The Artist in Residence will be timetabled to assist the department during term time as needed however, the studio space and a small budget is designated for provision of resources for their personal use and artistic development.

The studio space is used occasionally for other purposes.

Alongside this, the successful candidate will assist the Head of Art in the day to day delivery of Art to students and the Head of Boarding in the co-ordination of an extra-curricular programme of Art for the boarding community. The ability to work with pupils, parents and teachers is paramount and the successful candidate will possess good inter-personal, communication and IT skills.

For further information on West Buckland School please visit the school website at  

Please complete the TES application form, or schools application form, and return in line with the detail in the job specification document (both available on the school website).

Closing date for applications: 15th April 2020, interviews will be held post this date.

Applications can be emailed to
 Emailed applications are welcomed, but please do not also post.

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity. 

More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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