Sessional Theatre Technician – Part Time – Manchester

  • Part Time
  • Manchester
  • £15/hour Competitive Benefits USD / Year
  • Salary: £15/hour Competitive Benefits


The Manchester College has many Campus locations across Greater Manchester, each with its own specialist cutting-edge facilities within a friendly and supportive environment. We are the largest Further Education College in the UK providing education and training to a wide range of learners.

We are looking for a range of Technicians to join our casual pool on an ADHOC basis. We’re looking for a wide range of skills in technical theatre to support the department until the end of this academic year and beyond at our brand-new facilities located at City Campus, The Manchester College (our facilities include two theatre’s, seven equipped rehearsal studios, wardrobe & props store, and workshop).

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These roles will provide technical and operational support of a high standard for all productions for The Arden School of Theatre and The Manchester College Performing Arts Department at our City Campus, Great Ducie Street, M3 1PT.

Roles required:

Lighting Technician
Sound Technician
Wardrobe Assistant / Costumer Designer / Maker
Set Design and Construction
Prop Designer
Stage ManagerMain Duties:

Installation, programming and operation of lighting, sound and audio-visual equipment for rehearsals and performances.
Set design, construction, rigging and de-rigging of set.
Costume design, construction, fitting, costume sourcing and general wardrobe tasks.
Prop design, creation, and sourcing.
Attend design, production meetings and departmental meetings.
Follow LTE Group’s Health & Safety Policy, undertaking duties as required and ensure reasonable care is taken to maintain a healthy, safe place for staff, students, and members of the publicEssential:

Previous industry experience working within your sector
Experience of safely rigging and operating a range of Lighting fixtures, (including plotting and programming) sound and AV equipment
Ability to work across multiple disciplines within the theatre sector
Strong team player
Ability to work flexible hoursDesirable:

Industry related qualifications
Previous experience working in an educational setting or with young people
Driver’s license
Ability to work evenings and the occasional weekendIn return you will benefit from an excellent package including:

significant pension contribution
Retail Discounts
Employee Assistance Program
Cycle to work scheme
Simply Health scheme care vouchersThe Manchester College is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our website to apply! (url removed)/vacancies.

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

The closing date for this job advert is 07/06/2024 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!

The LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau. Due to the educational aspect of our group some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre-screening process.

Salary: £15/hour Competitive Benefits

Job Type: Part Time

Location: Manchester

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