Theatre and Media Technician

Circa £27,000 per annum.

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose-built Science Centre opened in 2017 and extensive sports facilities. We offer a premium education, with a wide and varied curriculum, where the intellectual needs of each student is given priority.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Theatre and Media Technician to join our thriving Performance Arts Faculty. You will have a pivotal role in providing all technical theatre services to the faculty and wider community. In addition, you will take the lead on designing and producing the visual and digital elements for all Performing Arts events.

You will have proven experience in running lighting, sound and stage management for productions as well as scenery construction and design. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and supportively.

In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days, private health care scheme, CPD opportunities through our membership of the Harpur Trust, a generous pension scheme, free lunches during term time and free onsite parking.

This post is full time working 37 hours per week, all year round.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract employees that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 October 2023

Interview: Thursday 09 November 2023

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a sufficient number of suitable applicants.

Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service.  Please see the guide in the company news area.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview.

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