Have a craft you’d like to share? A skill you’d love to teach?

The Waterford Craft School, a program of the Waterford Foundation, is seeking instructors to teach weekend classes in craft & preservation building arts.

Join us in preserving handmade craft traditions such as quilting, weaving, furniture-making, basket weaving, and herbalism by educating the next generation of artisans. Classes in building arts, such as traditional construction methods, old and historic building restoration, and adaptive reuse, are also encouraged.

The Waterford Foundation will register students, collect tuition, provide classroom space, and pay a fee to the instructor. Multiple instructors for one course will split this fee.

Interested instructors should submit a class proposal. Please submit the form below

Details: (Please read before filling out application)

• Classes may be one day — seven hours (Saturday), one day — five hours (Sunday) or two days — twelve hours (Saturday & Sunday), or a two- or three-hour weekday/evening workshop

• Students should leave with a finished project or have all the tools, materials, and equipment needed to finish the project at home

• Course materials should be appropriate for ages 18 and up

• Each class requires a minimum enrollment of three students; the instructor sets the maximum number of students

• Waterford Foundation will register students, collect tuition fees, and provide classroom space

• Lunch will be provided for all students and instructors each full class day

• The Waterford Foundation will make all final decisions regarding classes for the season

Any questions please call the office at 540-882-3018, ext 116

How to Apply:

Complete & submit this Instructor Application
If you are unable to submit online, save a pdf and email to Lisa Kovatch, Education Associate [email protected]

The Waterford Foundation
PO BOX 142
Waterford, VA 20197