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Theatre and Creative Arts Technician - Fixed Term

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-310-S
  • Posted:04/06/2024
  • Pay:AR04+ £22,373 (£12,162 pro rata)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:04/07/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Turner Schools is looking to recruit a Theatre and Creative Arts Technician to join our friendly and ambitious Creative Arts Team starting September 2024.  At Turner Schools we believe passionately in the power of creative arts to enrich the lives of the pupils we serve and work hard to build strong links with the local creative arts community. 

We require a Technician who will support the Trust Director of Creatives Arts and the logistical running of creative arts departments enabling the highest quality lessons and events/performances. We are looking for someone who is efficient, organised, willing to learn and able to use initiative.  

The ideal candidate will…

  • be a passionate creative arts practitioner (Art/Music) dedicated to making the creative arts accessible to young people
  • possess the drive and determination to assist pupils in breaking down barriers inside and outside of education
  • value our respectful environment, ensuring that pupils and colleagues alike respect and support each other to ensure a calm and purposeful sites
  • be confident in developing and delivering organisational systems which enhances the capacity of teaching staff to deliver ambitious curriculums
  • Be adaptable and willing to learn outside of their specialism to deliver exciting events such as workshops, exhibitions and performances. 
  • Take responsibility for maintaining and creating creative arts displays 
  • Lead on light and sound in theatre spaces and for other events across Trust. 

In return, Turner Schools can offer... 

  • a strong ethos and culture that promotes the belief that all pupils can achieve
  • calm and purposeful learning environments, with high pupil behaviour expectations
  • a warm and welcoming team of teachers and associate staff
  • manageable workload through sensible and efficient policies
  • personalised coaching and CPD programmes alongside an investment in your career and development through financing Masters qualifications, training courses and conferences as requested
  • Support to achieve nationally accredited qualifications in light and sound management
  • a Trust which takes student and faculty welfare seriously
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including a 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to the BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy.  
  • a genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision.

3 days a week (24 hours)

Term Time only

This is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2025.

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.


Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) with schools in Folkestone and Dover on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes six schools in Folkestone:-

Dover Christ Church Academy, Folkestone Primary, Folkestone Academy, Morehall Primary, Martello Primary, Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this, Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com


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.