Technical Manager, Birmingham

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King Edward's SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8 (£28,404 - £30,143) plus benefits.
Contract term: Permanent

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are seeking to appoint an accomplished and experienced Technical Manager from November 2019 to join the team at our multi-million pound Performing Arts Centre. The role requires a candidate with a diverse range of technical knowledge and hands-on skill, as well as a high level of administrative experience and ability.

Reporting to and deputising for the Arts and Events Manager, the Technical Manager will be responsible for all the technical and safety compliance aspects of the building, as well as having technical input across the two Schools, both in a practical and advisory capacity. The post holder will assume the role of senior technician for all events and performances.

As part of a small team running the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre and its associated activities and events, responsibilities will also include managing the Performing Arts Technician and casual members of staff, as well as a range of administrative tasks including budgetary control, risk assessments, negotiating with clients and suppliers, liaising with staff across the site, and reporting to senior management.

Hours: 37 hours per week.

Type of position: Permanent, all year round.

Holidays: 22 days holiday a year, 8 bank holidays and 4 concessionary days.

Benefits: School fee discount, defined contribution pension, lunch in term time, free parking.

The post holder will be required to work 37 hours per week. This will include evening and weekend working to meet the needs of the Schools.

To apply for this role, forward a completed application form (available for download at: ) and a covering letter addressed to Zoe Robinson, Bursar, outlining why you feel that your skills and experience would equip you to take on this role, by email to: 

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 7th October 2019.
Interviews will take place in the week commencing 14th October 2019.

If you have any queries about the role or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Cathy Moss, Arts and Events Manager, by email: 

King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. A copy of the Schools’ Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the Schools’ websites.

More about King Edward's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2UA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 472 1672
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King Edward’s School is an independent boys’ secondary school with sixth form, located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. There are approximately 850 pupils aged 11-18. The school shares its site with King Edward VI High School for Girls – the schools are sep...