Kenley Revival is offering an apprenticeship on heritage project

Probably the most innovative and creative heritage schemes in the borough is recruiting an apprentice.

The Lottery-funded Kenley Revival project fuses conservation, wildlife, history and archaeology in and around the former Battle of Britain airfield.

In a recruitment circular issued today, the organisers say, “This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Kenley Revival Project team to develop and deliver a wide range of activities as part of our events and education programme. The Kenley Revival Project is a three-year Heritage Lottery Fund-funded project to preserve and protect the most intact fighter airfield from World War II. The project is a partnership between the City of London Corporation, Historic England and Kenley Airfield Friends Group.

“The project consists of the following themes: Archaeology, Conservation, Digitisation and Archiving, Education, Events and Tours, Interpretation, Oral History and Website.

“It is envisaged the Events Apprentice will help us deliver a variety of these through our vibrant and diverse events programme and to engage with learning about the heritage sector. We will also encourage the apprentice to devise new events and work with the Learning and Volunteer Officer in devising exciting education activities for schools and informal learners.

“This is a great opportunity for someone interested in a career in the heritage and events management sector.

“For further details about the role and how to apply please visit:

“This role is a paid (£18,100 per annum) Advanced Level apprenticeship for 18 months beginning in September 2017 with training provided by the City of London Corporation.”

Applications close on August 2.

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