The College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Music Technician to join the College’s Music Department. The successful applicant will be required to work with staff and students on the courses to support practical elements of learning in the studios, as well as maintain equipment and high standards of health and safety.
The post is available from 1 September on a permanent, part-time basis. The hours of work are from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 9.00am – 4.00pm on Fridays, term time only.
Previous experience of working with teenagers is desirable, but not essential. The post holder will spend a significant amount of the working day interacting with students, so the ability to feel confident in the presence of and communicating with young adults is essential. The role requires experience of working with music equipment including amps, microphones, recording and mixing desks and musical instruments. The role also requires the ability to use specialist software including Logic and Sibelius.
The post requires commitment and flexibility in the approach to work, with the ability to remain calm at all times. Some evening work is required for which time off in lieu will be given.
The Department is housed in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility. Apart from a traditional classroom, the Department also has access to six soundproof booths, a rehearsal room, a Mac suite for composition, a soundproof Music Technology suite and a recording studio.
The Department provide a variety of activities for students to participate in including: Classic Album Club, Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Group, Pop Choir, Chamber Choir, Chamber Ensemble and LAMDA. The Department is always keen for staff to contribute further to this offer.
The Department put on Winter and Spring Concerts, as well as a Battle of the Bands competition, which is open to all types of bands. The Department also provide musical accompaniment in Musical productions and community events.
Students regularly progress onto university courses for Music, Performance and Sound Engineering, including the prestigious Tonmeister course at Surrey University. Students also gain access to notable conservatoires across the country.
The Department consists of three other members of teaching staff. The Department works closely as a team in a friendly and co-operative manner. Strong emphasis is given to mutual support by the exchange of ideas and materials.
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The Department offers A Level Music, A Level Music Technology and BTEC Level 3 Music (Performance). In addition, the Department requires all students who have not achieved ABRSM Grade 5, to take this qualification in addition to their course(s).
The salary for this post is from £16,320.42 to £17,246.08 per annum (FTE £19,694 to £20,811).
Applicants are asked to complete and return the enclosed application form to the Personnel Department by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Monday 1 July 2019.
When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:
• Any experience you have of working as a Music Technician
• Any experience you have of working with or performing in a band
• Any experience you have of fixing musical instruments
• Any experience you have of Logic, Sibelius and other Mac-based specialist software
• Any experience you have of working with sound at performances/events
• Any experience you have of working with young adults
• Any experience you have of working as part of a team
• Any other relevant experience relating to the post
Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.