West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is an internationally recognised College, part of the Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester.
The College was established in 1971 with an endowment from founder Edward James. A prolific supporter of the arts during the early 20th Century, James was determined to create a community which would nurture traditional craft skills. Today, we continue to deliver against that ideal delivering degree and diploma programmes in conservation of historic objectives; historic craft practices; collections care and conservation management; visual arts and creative writing. In addition, we deliver more than 700 short courses each year across a vast range of art, craft and conservation subject areas, from beginner level right through to advanced level professional skills, enabling artist, makers and conservators to continue their professional development throughout their careers.
We are pleased to announce an exciting clock conservation internship opportunity for a graduate at level 5 or above from any accredited clocks, making and/or clocks conservation programme wishing to develop their career as a Clocks Conservator. During the internship, the intern will extend their practical and professional knowledge in this specialist area and begin to work to create a practical portfolio that can support their work towards the achievement of the Professional Accreditation for Conservator – Restorer (PACR) qualification. The internship will include two placements – one with the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum in Bournemouth and the other at J.E, Allnut and Son in Midhurst.
For the full job description, person specification and terms and conditions of employment or for further information please visit the ‘Work For Us’ page on our website.
Job Type: Full time, 9 months internship, starting October 2019
Internship Remuneration: £16,000 FTE per annum, £12,000 pro rata for the 9 month term