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Employer The Downs School
Location West Berkshire
Salary West Berks Payscale Band D, £17,072 - £19,430 pro-rata for term time/part time only and depending on experience. £9.92 - £11.29 per hour
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


Performing Arts Technician

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 25 June 2017

Proposed Start Date: September 2017

Salary: West Berks Payscale Band D, £17,072-£19,430 pro-rata for term time/part time only and depending on experience. £9.92-£11.29 per hour.

Contract type: Term-Time, Part-Time (20 hours per week) and Permanent 

We are seeking to appoint a Technician to join our inspirational Performing Arts team. You will be highly organised and be knowledgeable and experienced in set construction, sound systems, filming and performance lighting.

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1200 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’. 

The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 10 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or

Please return your applications by 25 June 2017 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail 

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

About the employer

The Downs School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form, located in Compton, Berkshire. The school carries the motto "Learning together, learning for life". One of its former attendees is professional footballer Theo...

Information about The Downs School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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