Leach Pottery – Studio Apprentice

Job Title: Studio Apprentice
Hours: Full time
Term: 36 month / 3 year placement
Location: Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall
Closing date: 12:00 am 9 May 2021

The next Apprenticeship at Leach Pottery is now open for applications.

This is a 36 month/3 year placement at foundation level, aimed at someone with little or no previous experience of ceramics and with priority given to those based permanently in Cornwall.

Salary: National Minimum Wage (under 23) National Living Wage (over 23).


  • Open morning: week of 26 April

  • Closing date: 9 May 2021

  • Interviews: week beginning 17 May

  • Decision by: 21 May

  • Start date: around July 2021.

For more information please see Job Description

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send to office@leachpottery.com:

  • A Cover Letter including an expression of interest in the role, outlining your suitability based on the Job Description and Person Specification. This can be written (no more than four sides of A4), recorded or filmed (no more than five minutes)

  • Your current CV

  • A completed Application Form

  • A completed Equal Opportunities form

Interviews will take place on the week of the 17 May. This is a two stage process:

  • Stage 1: Practical sessions

  • Stage 2: Interview.

There will be a shortlist of candidates invited to the practical sessions and from this there will be a further shortlisting process to select for interview.

Open Morning: interested candidates may attend an open morning at the Leach Pottery on the week of 26 April week (start time 10am, for approximately 1.5 hours). Pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please contact Margaret Parma to arrange your place: office@leachpottery.com

Please note: attendance at one of the open mornings is not a requirement for application.

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