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Wimbledon High School

Archived: Technical and Production Manager

Hours: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Required from: 5 September 2022
Salary: Grade 4, Term Time plus 10 with an FTE of £36,000 – £40,000 per annum

If you offer considerable technical theatre and production skills, this key role offers an opportunity to produce and support a wide variety of productions and events at one of London’s top day schools.

Wimbledon High School is abundant with performance opportunities and a number of venues, including The Rutherford Centre; a fantastic and versatile theatre, which boasts an impressive lighting and sound system. In September 2022, our brand new Sixth Form Centre opens, including a 600-seat auditorium, so this role offers the chance to join at an exciting time for the school.

As Technical and Production Manager, you will be responsible for providing technical support to ensure the smooth and safe operation of all performance venues owned and used by the School, as well as playing a key role in producing all our performances and events. You’ll line-manage the Theatre Technician and direct the work of the AV Technician.

You will provide technical support in relation to production, lighting, sound, AV, staging and seating for school productions, performances, rehearsals, lessons, assemblies and events, ensuring compliance with health and safety and operating procedures. You will also manage and produce live events through the School’s online platforms and set up and operate camera, mic, autocue and lighting equipment for live streamed events. You will also be responsible for managing a theatre and events technical budget.

You will need experience of programming lighting and putting together a basic lighting design, and the ability to work and operate radio microphone systems. Experience of planning and producing online events, both live and recorded, is also a key requirement, along with good knowledge of online events platforms such as Teams and Zoom.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London.

Benefits

As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Click here for further details and an application form.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 June 2022.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 30 June 2022.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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