Apprentice Theatre Technician

Apprentice Theatre Technician (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year). Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm. Grade A – Step 1 £18,333 plus 24 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays.

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and you are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible as some interviews may take place, and the appointment may be made before the closing date is reached for the post.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic apprentice to work alongside staff and students to create high quality stage productions. In addition to our school facilities which include purpose built auditoriums, music suites, practice rooms, recording studios and a dance studio there will be the opportunity to work in The Berry Theatre (a 306 seater professional theatre) which is located on the campus.

You must have minimum GCSE English and Maths at Level 4 or above. The successful candidate will need to be interviewed and accepted by Chichester College before the apprenticeship is guaranteed.

The successful candidate will have some experience working in a theatre environment and will be familiar with basic aspects of stage management and operation. They will work as part of the Creative Arts department during the working day. Additional hours worked over and above of the contracted working hours will be given back as TOIL. The working week will be split: Monday to Thursday will be spent working within the school and Fridays will be reserved for college training sessions and time to complete your apprentice log.

This is a great opportunity for any young person looking to get into the technical side of performing arts. Not only will you get the hands-on experience of working on stage productions, but you will also receive ABTT certification when passing the apprenticeship!

For more information, or an informal conversation about the position in advance of application please contact

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

To apply please visit  search for the vacancy, open the record and click the 'Apply' button.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday, Friday 30th September.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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