Technician Theatre

  • Job Reference: 00003012-1
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary & Generous benefits
  • Sector: Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Technician

(Performing Arts & Events)

Term-time plus 9 additional weeks

An exciting and rewarding opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic Technician to join our Performing Arts and Events Department.

The successful candidate will support the Senior Technician in all technical areas in Shrewsbury School’s Ashton Theatre and other school venues.  You will work closely and assist the Senior Technician in the provision of technical support and equipment, and the day- to-day operation of the School Theatre.  You will assist the Events Manager in providing technical support across the School for assemblies, lectures, concerts, house events and chapel service.   

You will have at least two years’ professional experience working in Technical Theatre, Stage Management, Theatre Design or Drama or related field.  You will possess excellent project management skills, with the ability to be pro-active and multi-task and work independently.  You must be able to offer flexible working hours, as there will be a requirement to work evenings and/or weekends. 

Essentially you will have experience of:

  • Project management to meet strict deadlines
  • Working in a multi-tasking environment including building maintenance
  • Developing internal and external relationships with key stakeholders
  • Setting up and operating sound, AV and lighting systems
  • Working safely and confidently at heights
  • Security requirements within a technical environment

This is a full-time position working 5 days out of 7 during term-time, plus 9 additional weeks in the school holidays.  Full details can be found in the job description. 

To apply, please visit https://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/job-vacancies for a full application pack and job description. Alternatively, please telephone Human Resources on 01743 280 834 or email recruitment@shrewsbury.org.uk to request an application pack.