We have a unique and exciting opportunity arise for a Music Technician to join our music department. The working basis of this role is 2 days per week during Term Time, allowing our appointed candidate to continue with other commitments that they may have. Candidates need to be flexible in their mind-set and be able to tackle a variety of tasks that could present themselves throughout the day. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and experience using MacBooks.
Duties and responsibilities associated with this role include the following;
- To organise practical support for music and music technology teaching in the academy
- To maintain resources and equipment
- To have oversight of Health and Safety within the Music teaching area
- To provide equipment and materials to support practical teaching in music and music technology
- To be responsible for technical support during in-school and extra-curricular (by prior arrangement) events as required
- To take responsibility for stock maintenance, control and safekeeping
- To prepare equipment and materials for practical lessons, and remove it safely afterwards
- To clean and maintain equipment and to keep the music area in good order
- To order stock, check deliveries and organise stock cupboard
- To purchase items from petty cash when required
- To prepare visual aids for teaching staff
- To put up and maintain performing arts displays around the academy
- To prepare displays for open evenings and help out as appropriate
- To assist in the classroom with students during practical activities
- To arrange all the photocopying needs of the department
- To assist with stock control of books, paper and non-specific stock items
- To assist with any other task at reasonable requested.
Above all else, our successful candidate will have a great work-ethic and be able to turn their hand to any activity as requested!
Working for the Academy: The Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of the Leigh Academies Trust who with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.
As a Trust we feel it is important to hire for the right attitude which is why we look for staff that are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day to day pressures that their role brings.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open in September 2020. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.