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Theatre Technician

  • Location:

    London – Central

  • Sector:

    Admin / Secretarial / Office Support

  • Salary:

    14-16an hour

  • Contact:

    Claire Pearson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0207 494 4466

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    September 2024

Theatre Technician 

We are recruiting for a Part-time (3 days a week) or Full-time options available (Term time only)

To start in September when the new term begins
£27,711pa - £28,128pa – full-time equivalent
Actual salary - £23,670pa - £17,416pa (35h/week) or
- £14,202pa - £14,629pa (21h/week)
The role is located in Old Street

Our client is an all Boys School with a mixed Sixth Form based in Central London. 


The Drama and Music Technician is responsible for supporting the Drama Department and the Music Department in their day-to-day activities and performances.
  • To be responsible to the Head of Faculty for the technical service to the department.
  • To check and maintain all lighting and sound equipment, components and accessories, including determining maintenance schedules and keeping appropriate records.
  • To operate, programme and rig as needed, lighting and sound system in all drama spaces, including for shows, examinations and as part of technical lessons.
  • To lead on lighting and sound lessons with small groups of students to ensure knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the use of technical equipment.
  • To ensure general maintenance of theatre space, including general tidiness.
  • To order materials and equipment and setting up as required.
  • To set up and maintain a bank of purchasing information.
  • To co-ordinate departmental orders, including processing and progressing.
  • To maintain stock levels and stock records, including stock books.
  • To keep financial records and providing the head of the department with periodic statements, regarding the process of expenditure.
  • To maintain satisfactory standards of safety and security in relation to the technical service.
  • Other appropriate technical duties as directed by the Head of department and Faculty leader.
  • Working knowledge of lighting and sound desks specifically the Eos family (ETC ION) and Behringer X32 consoles is desirable 
  • Experience working in the creative arts, theatre or music industry.
  • Like working with children and a passion for education
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Access, Outlook, Excel and web-based software
  • Ideally will hold a Current Enhanced DBS- or be willing to have one taken out.
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