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Job details
Employer Shrewsbury School
Location Shropshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active person who would like to gain work experience in the performing arts and events industry, as well as gaining a recognised NVQ qualification.  

You will be working in our Theatre and Events Department in developing a range of technical skills in carpentry, sound and lighting, design, stock maintenance and event management.  You will take responsibility for some aspects of theatre maintenance and cover small scale events under the supervision of the Senior Technician.  You will assist with our commercial lettings programme during the school holidays which will include liaising with outside performers, music groups and guest speakers.  

Essentially you must have an out-going and confident personality with a flexible attitude to the working environment.  You must be able to demonstrate an interest and passion of the performing arts and events industry.

This is a 12 month, fixed-term position working 40 hours per week.  Hours will be worked flexibly which will include some evenings and weekend working.  Salary will be based on the apprenticeship National Minimum Wage pay.  

To apply, please visit for a full application pack and job description, alternatively please telephone Human Resources, 01743 280 834 or email to request an application pack.  

Closing date for applications:  12 noon, Friday 23 June 2017

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 4 July 2017.  Second interviews to be held Thursday 6 Juny 2017.  

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.  

About the employer

The celebration of individuals and individual talent is central to education at Shrewsbury – both in and beyond the classroom. In whatever sphere, a pupil will find a member of staff to support and encourage, enthuse and inspire...

Information about Shrewsbury School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 13 - 18 years
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