Salary range: £159-£178 per day depending on experience

Location: Flexible but with regular presence required in Merton

Contract: 50 days between February-August 2021

Closing date: Monday 24th January 2021 (5pm)

To apply: Please send your application quoting reference Associate Artist Designer or Arts Organisation Merton Schools to  by the closing date.


If the candidate pack is required in an alternative format please contact Living Streets at or 020 7377 4900.

Strictly no agencies. 

CVs will not be accepted on their own but please feel free to send one with your application.

Living Streets is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk; and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to background and criminal records checks as relevant to the job role.

Funding for this project has been kindly provided by Merton Neighbourhood Fund.

Artist /Designer wanted to work on street murals with primary schools

Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, is currently working with five schools in the borough of Merton, London. The focus of our work is to improve the walking and cycling environment to encourage active travel to school.

The schools will participate in WOW, Living Streets’ walk to school challenge which reduces congestion and increases walk to school rates.

Three of these schools will continue to work with us on the painting of street-based murals to enhance the streetscape around the school, and caution drivers to reduce their speeds.

This work will take place Spring – Summer 2021 for which we are now recruiting an artist / designer with experience of delivering art projects in the community and working with groups of children.

Please see details below. Application details below.

Design workshops will be undertaken with primary schoolchildren, whilst engagement throughout will involve parent and local residents. This is also part of the artist role, as is promotion and publicity for the project.

Following the completion of the preparation and design work the three community mural paintings will be completed by August 2021.

All school and community based activities will be carried out in accordance with the latest guidance regarding Corona Virus.

We request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below.

When applying please ensure that your application is submitted in word format and not PDF format.

Job Description -PDF

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Equal opportunities form - DOC