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Theatre Technician - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-1124S
  • Posted:28/02/2024
  • Pay:£22,737 - £23,114 per annum
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/03/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


37 hours per week (flexibility with hours will be required)

We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed person who is able to work creatively and technically in theatre, and live performing arts environments. 

The successful candidate will join our Performing Arts Faculty and Theatre team supporting busy departments and a fully operational theatre.  You will have a flexible approach, excellent communication skills and be able to interact well with staff across all subject areas of the school, including supporting the Music Department with the recording studio. An interest in all aspects of theatre, enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work creatively in a theatre designing lighting and sound for shows and events. 

A good working knowledge of technical aspects of theatre, including sound, lighting and stage management will be required.  The position involves evening and weekend work specifically at busy production times during the calendar year and you must be happy working at heights.

You will be supported with professional development specifically with Health and Safety working in a theatre gaining accreditation (IOSH), first aid at work for theatres and lighting/sound design courses if applicable.

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career.  There is an independent nursery based on the school site.

An application form and more information can be accessed on the following websitewww.tenterden-schools-trust.com or apply to vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk for an application form.

Closing date for applications:  Applications will be reviewed as received, so you may hear from us before the closing date which is 17th March 2024


Information about the school

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Nicholls
  • Address:Homewood School And Sixth Form Cent, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT
  • Telephone: 01580764222
  • Email: vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.