Head of Stage

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We’re pleased that you’re interested in our new vacancy – HEAD OF STAGE – and have decided to find out more.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title: HEAD OF STAGE

Responsible to: TECHNICAL MANAGER

Responsible for: TECHNICIAN (Stage) AND ANY OTHER FREELANCE OR CASUAL STAFF WITHIN THE PRODUCTION TEAMS AS REQUIRED 

Key Relationships: HEAD OF PRODUCTION, TECHNICAL MANAGER, HEAD OF LIGHTING & SOUND, HEAD OF WARDROBE, COMPANY & STAGE MANAGER, PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGEMENT, ARTISTIC & TECHNICAL TEAMS

Purpose of Post

The Head of Stage is responsible for delivering all technical staging aspects of all productions and projects at Derby Theatre, to the highest possible standards. To manage the stage department, overseeing its staff and ensuring associated equipment is used safely and efficiently.

The Production Department is led by the Head of Production and includes a Technical Manager (to whom this post reports), a Head of Lighting & Sound and three multi skilled technicians split across lighting, sound and stage.

Although this role is focussed in stage skills, the technical team at Derby Theatre works flexibly and the person filling this post will also be expected to work in all backstage areas as needed and to develop skills in those areas.

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Duties

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MAIN TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Salary: £25,500 per annum

Hours: 39 hours per week worked over 6 days to include evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays, as per rota. TOIL, Overtime and TMA managed and paid in accordance with BECTU and the Derby Theatre House Agreement

Probation: This post is subject to a three-month probationary period

Holiday: 32 days per annum, including Bank Holidays rising in line with BECTU/TMA agreement

Benefits: Complimentary or discounted tickets to selected shows (non-transferable and subject to availability), Cycle to Work Scheme, Free travel on University of Derby buses, Derbion discount scheme, offering discounts at a wide range of shops and restaurants

Other TermsIn accordance with BECTU and the Derby Theatre House Agreement

HOW TO APPLY

- Visit our website www.derbytheatre.co.uk to download an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (these are combined in one document). You must fill in this form to apply as no CVs will be accepted.

- Make sure you save your application form with the file name including your name and the job title, e.g. Your Name – Job Title – Application form

- Read our guide to ‘Applying for a job at Derby Theatre’ for information about the application process

- If you want to answer the PERSONAL STATEMENT section as a video or audio file, please attach the files in an mp4 format, ensuring that they are no higher than 10MB or send via a we transfer link https://wetransfer.com/

- Email your completed application form, or files and equal opportunities monitoring form to s.sandhu@derby.ac.uk.

If you need any support with this application or wish to ask any questions, please contact E.Munn@derby.ac.uk (Technical Manager).

We aim to actively champion and celebrate diversity in all its forms. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all of those we work with and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

We positively encourage disabled people, people of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage and people of Middle East and North African heritage and those who have experienced racism. By the term ‘those who have experienced racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and/or their culture.

We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role.

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Closing Date: Wednesday 29 June 2022, 9.00am

Interview Date: Tuesday 12 July 2022