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Artist in Residence – Part Time

Deer Park SchoolRichmond upon Thames

Artist in Residence – Part Time 

Salary: This is an unpaid position. The role comes with studio time, and a stipend for materials. 

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Deer Park School is looking for an Artist in Residence to be a part of our successful school community, in our new state-or-the-art facilities. The Artist in Residence will work out of our in-school art studio on a part time basis, with flexible hours. As part of the role, some of this time will be spent sharing the art studio with the children, allowing them to view your work and ask questions about your inspirations, methods and techniques, and providing them with an inspiring example of artistic excellence. 

The successful applicant will be an aspirational and committed artist able to provide a model of high quality practice for the children, and can be working within any genre and medium. There is no requirement for formal artistic qualifications, but a portfolio of work will be required at the interview stage. An ability to converse openly and formative about art and artistic practice is essential, as is an enjoyment of working alongside children and sparking inspiration in their artistic ideas and work. 

Closing Date for applications: Friday 30th April, 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 3rd May, 2021 (interviews may take place before this date if a suitable candidate is identified)

Position Available: September 2021

Deer Park School opened in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in September 2015.  Operated by Bellevue Place Education Trust, the school offers a broad and balanced curriculum and strives to ensure that every child succeeds and achieves their full potential.  

If you have the skills and drive to be successful in this role, please request an application pack by emailing us at careers@deerparkschool.org.uk . If you would like to arrange an informal discussion about the post and the school with the Headteacher, Alex Lee, please email us and we will arrange a time. 

Closing Date for applications: Friday 30th April 2021 (We reserve the right to close at any point before this should a suitable candidate be identified). 

For more information please visit www.deerparkschool.org.uk 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. Deer Park School will welcome a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions. 

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