27 Oct 2016

Full-Time Technician in Performing Arts Department

City and Islington College – Posted by AdminLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

City and Islington College is a highly successful College with an ambitious growth plan and outstanding financial health.  The College operates from five specialist Centres across the London Borough of Islington.

About the role:

We are seeking an excellent Technician to provide technical support, assistance and advice to the staff and students in our Performing Arts Department. You will work alongside students and staff on all aspects of theatre and music production including equipment use, lighting, sound, projection and music technology. You will be responsible for setting up and dismantling audio / visual and lighting equipment in the Dance, Drama and Music studios in preparation for teaching as required and to provide technical assistance during exam and public performances including set and theatre preparation, pre-show rigging, lighting, sound and show operation. 

About you:

You will have previous experience in the operation and maintenance of the full range of theatre equipment, including lighting and sound desks, communication systems, projection and audio / visual equipment.  You will have experience of, or a willingness to undertake training in the use of specialist software such as Sibelius, Logic Gold and Final Cut Pro. You will have an understanding of an educational environment and the needs of the 16 – 19 age range and the technical expertise to rig and operate dance, drama and music performances


As of 1st of August 2016, City & Islington and Westminster Kingsway Colleges have merged to create the first College Group in London. This exciting development will help secure City and Islington’s future at the forefront on skills training in London and widen opportunities for both its staff and students.  We will be happy to talk more about the implications of this change on the role you have applied for during the final stages of the selection process.

City and Islington College is committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. The safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults is essential to all of our work at every level, in our employment practices and selection process. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure

To apply for this position, please select the following link – http://www.candi.ac.uk/work-for-us/vacancies/vacancies

Closing Date: Friday 11th November 2016 – Midnight 

How to Apply

For further information on this position, and for further details on how to apply, please select the link shown above.

Job Categories: Education and Performing Arts. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: City and Islington College, diversity, Equal Opportunities, equality, full time, inclusion, Job, london, opportunity, performing arts, permanent, technician, and Vacancy. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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