Open Call Artist in Residence at Eltham College

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April 18, 2023
Diana Puntar's studio, artist in residence 2022 - 23
Diana Puntar's studio, artist in residence 2022 - 23

The position of Artist in Residence is available as a one-year assignment for a working artist in any medium. The successful applicant will have access to their own studio space and use of the facilities within the Art Department, including an etching press, ceramics kilns and other equipment,  they will also recieve a solo exhibition at Gerald Moore Gallery in 2024.


The post holder is expected to contribute to curriculum and co-curricular Art, as well as the community work that takes place within our purpose-built gallery.


The Artist will be engaged on a self-employed basis for an average of 3 days per week.

Eltham College is a highly successful independent day school in south-east London, educating boys and girls aged 7 to 18 across both Junior and Senior Schools. The College has grown considerably over recent years: there are now over 800 students in the Senior School and around 260 pupils in the Junior School and places are heavily oversubscribed. Since 2020, girls have been able to join Years 3 and 7, mirroring the Sixth Form which has been coeducational for over 45 years. The school places an equal emphasis on academic, pastoral and co-curricular excellence and has an outstanding reputation in all three areas as well as for the friendly, unpretentious nature of daily life. 


As part of your application please submit a PDF portfolio with 5 – 10 images of your artworks or a link to a webpage with video for durational works, along with your website and/or Instagram account where applicable. Should you be unable to submit this via TES or Arts Jobs, you can send your portfolio to


Application closing date: 8am Tuesday 02 May 2023

Interviews to take place: Between Monday 08 to Wednesday 10 May 2023 (although we may call candidates for interview early in exceptional circumstances)


We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience). 


Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Eltham College reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  

Eltham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants undergo enhanced child protection screening relevant to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. 





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