New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth Form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £100m, 20,000 students and 2000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
Performing Arts Technician (theatre)
Full time Permanent
Salary Per Annum - £22,546
Campus – Havering Sixth Form, Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch
The theatre technician will work with the rest of a team, to plan, set up, perform and then ‘get-out’ performances. Technicians make sure that theatre equipment is kept in good working order and that all those using or exposed to it are safe.
The technician will take responsibility for ensuring that the lighting, sound and other technical aspects of theatre performances run safely, smoothly and on time. The successful candidate will have a therefore have good working knowledge of theatre lighting and sound. Also, an ability to work backstage on sets, props and costumes.
The job of a technician therefore demands both methodical attention to detail, in the ongoing maintenance of a performance space, and an ability to improvise and solve unique technical problems as they arise.
Closing date: 3 October
Interview date: 11 October
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
New City College - London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.