KEAP is looking for a new Chair for its Board

Kernow Education Arts Partnership (KEAP) is seeking a new Chair for its Board

Following the retirement of our longstanding Chair we are actively seeking a replacement.

KEAP is a small but dynamic arts in education charity which has a growing reputation in the field of literature and creative writing through the arts, working across Cornwall in schools, community, festivals and cultural venues.  This all comes under the umbrella of The Story Republic where we have built a focus on developing talent and transforming spaces.

We have been through a time of organisational change and are now looking to consolidate and build on the successes of the last few years.

KEAP is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status.  We have a lively and highly skilled board drawn from the arts and education sectors which meets about 3 times a year.

Person Specification


Good chairing skills to prepare and run meetings

A strategic thinker

Passionate about the arts

Knowledge of cultural sector in Cornwall



Good working knowledge about current practice in schools and education

Good contacts and connectivity connectedness? in literature and arts world

Able to attend meetings during the working day

Understanding the business of running a social enterprise?


For further information contact Amanda Harris, Director or call 07712331421