AV Technician, Ealing

Closing date:

Twyford Church of England Academies Trust (TCEAT)Ealing
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5. Starting salary is £24,603
Contract term: Permanent

Twyford Church of England High School, Acton, London W3 9PP is seeking to appoint an

AV Technician

Grade 5. Starting salary is £24,603

35 hours per week

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 28th August 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed: week beginning 2nd September likely

We are looking to appoint an AV Technician to provide operational and technical support to performances and school events.  Responsibilities include advising performance organisers, setting up and operating AV equipment for performances and other Drama and Music events and workshops, and supporting the Head of Technical Services in relation to assemblies and supervision of the student technical crews.  The salary may be negotiable for a suitably qualified applicant. 

You will be part of the Technical Services Team, lead by the Head of Technical Services, which delivers an IT and AV service to the four schools of the Twyford Church of England Trust - Twyford CE High School (Acton), William Perkin CE High School (Greenford), Ada Lovelace CE High School (Greenford) and Ealing Fields High School (Ealing).  The new post-holder will also oversee the provision and maintenance of classroom AV equipment, and other media services activities.  


The role is primarily based at Twyford CE High School in Acton in the first instance, and may involve providing practical support for events at other schools as required.  

The working week is 35 hours.  Core hours of work are 8am - 4pm with a one-hour break, plus paid overtime for evening events, lettings and weekend working as required.  

The successful candidates will be: 

Proactive, approachable, calm and professional.  S/he will ideally have specialist AV training or qualification, and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of AV and lighting systems, and experience of working in a customer services environment.  Previous experience of work in a school is desirable but not essential.

We offer: 

• Excellent working relationships at all levels

• On-the-job learning and development opportunities

• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme

For more information please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies 

Twyford CE High School, Acton

Twyford CE High School was set up by the LDBS in 1981.  The school has an excellent reputation and is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (May 2012) and SIAMS (April 2017).  It has developed specialisms in Music and Modern Foreign Languages, as well as a large and highly successful Sixth Form in which Maths, Maths and Computing are the largest areas.  Since its inception the school has grown considerably and now admits around 975 students aged 11 to 16, and an additional 500 students to the Sixth Form.  

The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community.  The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools.  The Trust opens a fourth Ealing high school, Ada Lovelace C of E High School, in September 2018.

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job Description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment, Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP by the closing time and date above.  Applications can be emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk  Please do not send applications by fax.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.

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