Vacancy – Part time Performing Arts and Media Technician

Performing Arts and Media Technician

(2 days per week, to be agreed)

Start date ASAP, one year fixed term contract

Grade C (£15662 approx, pro rata’d for part time working, please note this is a year round post)

We are looking to appoint a Technician to assist in the running of busy Performing Arts and Media departments.

The role will provide technical and organisational support to staff and students in the arts, as well as working across the school assisting with audio visual equipment, stage lighting/sound and media as directed by the Technical Manager.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, organised and highly motivated with excellent audio and media technical skills, committed to working alongside a supportive and dynamic team to continue to raise standards and achievement in our Arts and Media students.

The Performing Arts and Media departments are busy, thriving aspects of Heworth Grange. We are proud of our facilities and the standards we set for ourselves and our students, many of whom go on to a career in the Arts and Media industries. The Technical team plays an active part in the departments, ensuring that the Music, Drama and Media facilities are in good order and assisting with the technical requirements of both performance and exam work.

Our technical staff across the school are specialists in the areas in which they work, providing advice and demonstration to staff and students as well as being capable of repair work and maintenance. Good organisation and self-motivation are essential to assist in the smooth running of our practical departments.

Please apply online from the school website where possible and forward an application form as an attachment to, marked for the attention of the Head Teacher, Mr C Richardson. If you are unable to apply online please request an application pack from the school. All applications should include a supporting letter no longer than two sides of A4. The closing date is noon Monday 31st July 2017.

For further details or an informal discussion please contact:

Deborah Patterson Business Manager Heworth Grange Comprehensive School High Lanes Gateshead NE10 0PT

Telephone 0191 4212244 Fax 0191 4202320

Heworth Grange is committed to the welfare and safety of its pupils, the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure


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