Graduate Artist-in-Residence at Forest Hill School

4 Hours per week, voluntary placement, 14 weeks (September – December 2014)

Are you a newly qualified artist looking to develop your skills/career as an Artist Educator?  Would you benefit from free studio space and time…?

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

Forest Hill School (FHS) is a boy’s secondary comprehensive (with a
mixed 6th Form) based in Lewisham, with specialist status in the
performing arts.  A unique professional
development opportunity has arisen for a graduate artist with cutting edge
contemporary arts practice and knowledge to join our Visual Arts Department as
a voluntary Artist-in-Residence for a 14 week placement during the 2014 autumn

 As Artist-in-Residence
you will have the opportunity to:

  • work alongside teaching staff to help plan and
    deliver art lessons;
  • design and lead delivery of student workshops
    relating to your specialist art form(s);
  • facilitate/support the learning of students (ages
    11- 18);
  • take a leading role in developing FHS’ very own
    sculpture garden (subject to relevant skills/training)
  • exhibit your work within the school

 In exchange for your
time and expertise you will:

  • gain professional development as an Artist
    Educator, through supported ‘on-the-job’ learning;
  • access opportunities to learn, develop and
    enhance your workshop planning, facilitation and teaching skills,
    including how to achieve meaningful learning outcomes;
  • gain valuable skills and experience working with,
    managing and supporting the learning and development of children and young
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of
    school issues and practice;
  • gain insight and share arts-education best
    practice within a school setting.

 PLUS, you will access 2 set days
per week free studio space/time
throughout the placement.

More information, how to apply and a role description available for download below.

Closing date Friday 30th May 2014

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