Performing Arts Technician (Set and Costume Specialist)

Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Required from November 2021

This is an opportunity to work in a well-organised, supportive, friendly and exciting department where your ideas will be valued and your contribution will be appreciated by talented and dedicated students.

The post could suit a graduate from university or drama school or someone with professional experience with a desire to extend their technical skills, or an experienced designer.

The position is for a multi-skilled theatre technician who can provide set and costume design and construction support to the drama department and technical support to those running events and users of the school's Hampden Hall.

The appointed person will work with the drama and events departments, supporting the work of the Theatre, Calendar and Events Manager and Head of Drama. The post also supports the basic lighting and sound requirements at events in the Hampden Hall so a wide range of theatrical experience would be beneficial.

Bringing exceptional set/costume design and construction skills into the drama department, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high standards and an ability to work as part of a successful team.

This position will span 37.5 hours per week, operating on a flexi-time basis (with time off in lieu of overtime during busy periods such as production weeks) during term time, plus 3 weeks during school holidays.

Why Emanuel?

Emanuel is a leading independent day school in south-west London. 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
  • 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

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 26 October 2021 at 09.00am.

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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