Arts and events lead technician, Leeds

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The Grammar School at LeedsLeeds

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: See advert details
Contract term: Permanent

The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced arts and events lead technician to join our creative and performing arts department.  

The successful candidate will work alongside our other arts and events technician to share the workload in this busy role and to strengthen the creative and performing arts team. The technicians are responsible for all technical aspects (audio, visual and presentational) for curricular and co-curricular events and performances as required by the school. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a thriving school and contribute to the significant amount of shows, concerts and events organised in the busy school calendar, alongside day to day support for teaching departments, information evening assemblies and exams.  

You will be responsible for providing technical support for classes in music and drama; supporting with staging construction, conducting recordings (audio and visual) and organising a student technical team.  

This role also carries an extra responsibility allowance as lead technician which includes overseeing and allocating the work requirements of the team, managing the annualised hours efficiently and reviewing workload and progress.   

Hours of work: The hours of work required are 1330 hours per year on an annualised hours contract, typically 8.30 am to 4 pm, Monday Friday, however there are requirements for the post holder to work flexibly during busy periods when events are on, which will involve working evenings and occasionally on a weekend. (This contract is therefore based on a typical 35 hours per week, term time plus 15 days to be worked in school holidays).  

Salary: GS4 + M&L1 GSAL points 19-22 (£20,661 -£22,658 fte – Actual salary £17,204 - £18,867) plus M&L1 - £1044 p.a team leader allowance.

Full details of the post are shown in the job description and person specification on the school’s website. Application is by completion of the online GSAL application form.  

Closing date:  9.00 am on Monday 19 February 2018 

Interviews will be held on Friday 23 February 2018  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required. 

We are an equal opportunities employer, selecting employees solely on merit irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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More about The Grammar School at Leeds
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 8GS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 229 1552
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