Performing Arts Technician

Job Ref: 20/247 | Organisation: TEC Partnership

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Performing Arts Technician (20/247)

£18,281 – £19,190 per annum

37 hours per week

Permanent

Location: Nun’s Corner, Grimsby.

The TEC Partnership is a large, innovative, dynamic and financially sound organisation. We are officially an “Outstanding” educational provider.

We require a Performing Arts Technician to assist the Performing Arts Department within the Digital and Creative Industries faculty with tasks including (but not limited to); working directly with tutors and students across both FE and HE levels, to assist with their lessons and workshops, and to bring to life our extensive list of annual showcases. The ideal candidate will be working on building props and sets, managing the extensive costume collection (including fixing, washing and purchasing of garments/accessories), preparing the lighting, the use of the Tallescope, and using the Theatre seating rig. The Performing Arts technician will be responsible for the Health and Safety aspects within their department, including writing and upkeep of documentation (Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, COSHH, MSDS/SDS sheets), ensuring that these areas are following H&S Protocols, and maintenance of the spaces/machinery/equipment. During busy periods you will be expected to work some late nights and weekends to assist facilitating Performing Arts events both internally and externally.

Reporting to the Lead Technician, you will be part of a dedicated team of Digital and Creative Technicians. Although assigned to Performing Arts, during busy periods you will be expected to assist other members of the Technician team in different areas within the Digital and Creative Industries Faculty when needed.

We require someone qualified and educated in Performing Arts (Degree Level would be desirable), and must have great experience of working within the Performing Arts industry. The successful candidate must be experienced with lighting, and preferably had past exposure to using a Tallescope (although full training will be provided upon appointment of the role), and have good knowledge of prop/set builds and Theatrical costume. The right candidate must be a team player, highly organised, passionate, able to work under pressure and against tight deadlines. Someone willing to demonstrate innovation and initiative in this fast paced, creative environment would be best suited to the role.

In return for your experience and skills, we can offer you a good salary, pension membership, access to a wide range of benefits, and opportunities for career development and progression.

If having read the job description you are interested in this role, please press the “Apply Now” button and send us your application.

The closing date for this advert is Sunday 27th June 2021

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 12th July 2021

The TEC Partnership is committed to Prevent Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and promoting British Values within the workplace. We are an equal opportunity workplace. Safeguarding is a priority for us, as well as ensuring the welfare of children and young people and we expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, references that cover the last two years of employment and other checks may also be required.

Please note that all employees must have Literacy and Numeracy to at least Level 2.

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Location: Grimsby Institute , Nuns Corner, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN34 5BQ

Wage:£ GBP £18,281 - £19,190 per annum

Date Posted: 27/05/2021

Closing Date: 27/06/2021

Post Type: Support

Hours: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

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