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Emanuel School

Archived: Theatre Technician

Salary: £25,000 pa
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Required from: ASAP

This is an exciting opportunity for a multi-skilled theatre technician and designer, with a lighting specialism, to play a key role providing first line technical support in a busy and vibrant Drama Department.

Our Theatre Technician will play an important part in delivering a high quality, safe and creative experience for our pupils across the drama area of the school. They will support the day-to-day running of facilities, maintain all equipment and technical resources in the department and take on the role and duties of technical support manager for all productions.

The right person for this role will have a broad understanding and experience of technical support to theatre in schools, including managing resources, equipment, materials, tools, consumables and technology. They will be able to set up and manage technical resources for performance, supervise pupils supporting the technical side of performances, organise and maintain stock and equipment, and take responsibility for health and safety in their environment. Training and support is available within the department for the right applicant who does not currently have experience in all areas.

Standard working hours during school term time are 40 hours per week and in school holiday periods they are 30 hours per week.  You will be expected to work flexibly including evenings and weekends on occasion.

Why Emanuel?

Emanuel is a leading independent day school in south-west London. Pupils are happy, confident and kind, led by a community of supportive teachers who are dedicated to helping each child achieve their best. The staff environment is warm and welcoming, with dedicated initiatives to help individual wellbeing that include:

  • An appraisal scheme with a focus on individual professional development
  • Sponsorship of postgraduate courses and training opportunities
  • Simply Health healthcare plan
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Staff sports teams and access to on-site sports facilities
  • Ride-to-Work cycling scheme
  • Social events organised by the common room committee
  • Free lunches and refreshments

Click here for further details and to apply.

The closing date for applications is 1st July 2022.

Do note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. We may close the vacancy earlier than the specified deadline if the right candidate is found.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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