£25,000, pro rata (equivalent 1 day per week) The Exchange is looking for a dedicated and passionate Schools Officer, with a passion for schools learning (young people, teachers) and craft practices.
This individual will understand the value of craft education to a young person’s attainment, and their personal - and ongoing - wellbeing. They will also understand the growing challenges faced by teachers and schools that prevent or deter craft education becoming part of the teaching schedule.
This individual will have innovative ideas for connecting craft learning into the curriculum, and a passion for working in partnership with schools, to develop a programme that benefits young people, the schools and the craft sector. This individual will be joining the Exchange at an exciting time, to maintain and develop local school partnerships, to develop a learning programme that schools can access, to support teachers and resident makers through CPD and to support the delivery of wider community projects with a schools audience.