Music Assistant/AV Technician, Brentford, Middlesex

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Kew House SchoolBrentford, Middlesex

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The Directors of the Gardener Schools Group have established Kew House School in the conviction that there exists an opportunity for a different kind of independent secondary school in London - academically demanding but with a modern approach to selection criteria, the flexibility of the curriculum and recognition of creativity and talent.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated musician to join the Music Department at Kew House School. Reporting to the Director of Music, you will assist in all areas of the day-to-day running of the department and be encouraged to take a full and active role in the curricular and extra-curricular activities of the department. The role will include both administrative and practical work.

Key Requirements: 

  • Educated to at least A level equivalent, ideally in Music/Music Technology
  • Knowledge of AV and sound system equipment, including ability to repair 
  • Experience of using stage lighting and other technology for productions and recordings
  • Ability to produce professional recordings for A level and larger school performances
  • Ability to take a lead in stage management and technical aspects of school concerts
  • Good administrative and organisational skills

The school is committed to staff development and this position will provide a good springboard for further promotion within the school and beyond. All staff will be encouraged to attend INSET courses and will be provided with ample professional development opportunities.

To apply, please submit a completed application form, together with supporting letter of application and details of two referees. One referee should be from your current or most recent employer. References will be taken prior to interview. You must provide original documents as proof of identity and right to work in the UK at interview.

Completed applications should be emailed to or posted to Mrs Jemima Edwards, Director of Music, Kew House School, 6 Capital Interchange Way, London, TW8 0EX. Any informal enquiries may be made to her in the first instance at 

Closing date: Midday on 25 May 2018.

Suitable applicants will be contacted by email and invited to attend an interview by arrangement.

All appointments are made in accordance with our equal opportunities policy and applicants should let us know of any special needs they may have. Kew House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and questions will be asked at interview to assess suitability of candidate to work with our children. All appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal record (DBS) check. 

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More about Kew House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 6 Capital Interchange Way, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8742 2038
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