Schools Programme Coordinator

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture.

: £22,579-£26,726
Location: Birmingham or Leeds
Hours: 28 hours per week, 21-month fixed-term contract

Are you passionate about the potential of architecture as a learning opportunity to empower the next generation? Be part of the RIBA’s national remit to engage children and young people in the spaces and places where they live, work and play.

The RIBA is looking for an experienced arts or heritage professional to coordinate and deliver the RIBA National Schools Programme across the Midlands and north of England.

The RIBA National Schools Programme partners RIBA members (Architecture Ambassadors) with teachers to develop collaborative and creative projects that give school children insight into architecture. To date, the programme has over 300 Ambassadors and has engaged more than 10,000 children and young people in primary and secondary schools across England.

Working with the RIBA Learning Manager for Schools & Young People, the Schools Programme Coordinator will:

  • organise and deliver training sessions for participating teachers and architects
  • build and manage positive relationships between participating schools and Architecture Ambassadors
  • support the delivery of an end-of-year exhibition and celebration of student work

The post will be based in Birmingham with travel to the surrounding region, the Midlands and the north of England, as well as London.

Please read the attached Job Description: Schools Programme Coordinator

If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, covering letter, a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Applicants Statement to

Deadline for applications: 19 March 2018
Date for interviews: week of 19 March 2018

We welcome and encourage job applicants from all backgrounds and sector experience.

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