Theatre Technical Manager

Closing date for application: 10/06/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Actual Salary circa:  £38,000 pa

Do you want to be part of a unique educational establishment? Christ’s Hospital has pioneered social mobility and challenged social inequality to provide an unrivalled start in life for disadvantaged children for nearly five centuries.  We are seeking to appoint a full time, year round Theatre Technical Manager for September 2022.

The Theatre Technical Manager will report to the Director of Drama to provide technical support to all events held in the theatre and other venues at Christ’s Hospital School.   This will include helping with the lighting, sound and set design for pupil performances, as well as setting up the theatre for lectures, outside comedy evenings and staff training events.  Outside of term time the Manager will report to the CHEL Manager to support the School’s commercial activities.

The role will includes managing all aspects of Health & Safety relative to stage technical installations and associated equipment and to administer systems to demonstrate good housekeeping.  The theatre technician will be required to respond efficiently to the technical needs of internal and external bookings and to ensure that all technical requirements are recorded and all shows and presentations are closely monitored and meet safety standards.

Applicants should evidence in their personal statement how they how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. The successful applicant will be suitably qualified and capable, with an enthusiasm for providing a first-class service.  To apply, please complete the application form below and return to HR@christs-hospital.org.uk.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 10th June 2022.  Interviews will take place w/c 20th June 2022

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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