Performing Arts Technician

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
BPS9297dn_1719475997
Date Posted: 27 Jun 2024
  1. Technician
£85 - £120 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Performing Arts Technician

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job Title: Performing Arts Technician

Location: Sheffield, UK
Start Date: September 2024

Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive, based on experience


About Us:

Tradewind recruitment is collaborating with schools across Sheffield to provide high-quality educational and technical support. We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Performing Arts Technician to join one of our partner schools. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the vibrant performing arts program within a dynamic educational environment.


Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Performing Arts Technician to support the performing arts department at a leading school in Sheffield. The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical aspects of school performances, events, and productions, ensuring each event runs smoothly and professionally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Support: Provide technical support for all school performances and events, including setup, operation, and maintenance of lighting, sound, and stage equipment.
  • Event Preparation: Assist in the planning and execution of technical requirements for school events, including liaising with teachers, students, and other stakeholders.
  • Maintenance: Regularly inspect and maintain all technical equipment to ensure safety and functionality.
  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and resolve technical issues promptly to minimize disruptions during performances.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the performing arts department, teachers, and other school staff to deliver high-quality productions.
  • Training: Provide training and guidance to students and staff on the use of technical equipment.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role within the performing arts industry, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong knowledge of lighting, sound, and stage equipment, including digital mixing consoles, lighting control systems, and AV technology.
  • Problem-Solving: Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the school event schedule.
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Education: Relevant qualification in technical theatre, performing arts technology, or a related field is preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a creative and supportive educational environment.
  • Professional development and training opportunities though our partnership with the national college.
  • Access to a network of industry professionals and educational staff.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about the performing arts and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. For more information please contact Ben Pearne on 01142870650 or email benjamin.pearne@twrecruitment.com.


Join us in supporting the next generation of performers and making a difference in the Sheffield school community! We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dedicated team.

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