Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant

Grade 6 (Actual Salary £14,942 - £16,932)
09 Jan 2018
23 Jan 2018
Glenn Jones
Contract Type
Full Time

LOCATION: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

JOB TITLE: Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: Grade 6 (Actual Salary £14,942 - £16,932)

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week term time only

THE SCHOOL: Our client is a thriving academy of 1400 pupils based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Fully committed to the personal and educational development of all their students, our client has core values which emphasise high standards and pride in everything they do within a community environment. As part of an exciting time of development, our client is looking for Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant to join their friendly team.

THE ROLE: We are seeking to appoint a Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant to support the performing arts teaching staff and students at the school. There are two music teachers at the school and three drama staff.

As a ‘Good’ school with an ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form, staff and students at the school enjoy some of the very best facilities available in the country. They are enjoying a trajectory of continued success and look forward to welcoming a successful applicant who can join us on our client’s journey. Our client’s associate staff are incredibly valuable to them and the Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant will be integral to their continued success, playing a key role in both the Performing Arts department and the school.

Key Responsibilities of a Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant to include:-

Provide a full range of support dependent on the needs of the performing arts department.
Ensuring that all technical equipment is functioning and prepared for lessons when required.
Preparing appropriate resources to use in Music/Music technology lessons.
Resolve technical issues when they arise and/or liaise with appropriate personnel to solve the issue.
Assist in running the music technology units for GCSE music as well as on occasion assisting in music lessons.
Experience in Sound Engineering Live Events as well as operating lighting systems.
Working with notation software, preferably Sibelius
Maintaining and organising all coursework for the performing arts department and preparation for external examinations – including bouncing performances/compositions and converting and editing video footage.
Instrument maintenance (knowledge of basic electronics to mend guitars, microphones and headphones etc).
Provide the administration for the instrumental lessons for all students across the school as well as after school ensembles.
Run the music technology enrichment club as well as assisting with GCSE music intervention after school.
To use the school’s BfL system, following guidance from classroom teachers and the Head of Department / subject.
To engage positively and enthusiastically with students, no matter what their difficulty, in order to support them to achieve.
To reward positive attitude, work and progress using the school’s VIVO reward scheme.
Occasional after hours working for after school events.

All employees contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people with regard to the Every Child Matters agenda and appropriate Child Protection Procedures.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will possess a degree in music technology or equivalent level of experience and GCSE pass in Maths and English – Grade C or above (or equivalent).

Key experience essential for the role of Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant based in Doncaster:

Must live within a commutable distance of Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Will have worked in a similar role or environment 

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Performing Arts Technician / Teaching Assistant then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps. If successful at this stage you will need to fully complete an application pack.

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