Peter Symonds College

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Theatre Manager - College

Peter Symonds College is currently recruiting for a Theatre Manager who will be responsible for our theatre, related spaces and resources, supporting use by our busy teaching departments, cross college events and external hirers.

The details for this post are as follows:

Reference (please quote):
£26,097-£29,346 per annum
37 a week, full year
Start Date:
Interview Date:
Closing Date:
Thursday 14 March 2024 (Midnight)

Information About The Post

Theatre Manager Ref: 03/24

Full time, full year. Salary £26,097 – £29,346 per annum

Peter Symonds is a vibrant sixth form college in Winchester which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. We have a large team of committed and talented staff who are at the heart of the success of the College.

In the Theatre Arts Department there are three subjects; Performance Acting BTEC, Drama A Level and Dance A Level. Each subject has several performance exams which run throughout the year. We run intensives rehearsals, day time performances and evening performances, all which need a high level of technical support. We have almost 200 students across the three courses and very high success rates in our performance examinations.

The Theatre Manager is responsible for our theatre, related spaces and resources, supporting use by our busy teaching departments, cross college events and external hirers. Management and care of set, props, costumes and staging is an important aspect of this role. They deliver technical provision for teaching, exams and performances including rigging, focusing, programming and operating of lighting, sound and projection. Support for students is key and the role includes instructing them in technical aspects, to facilitate teaching and learning. The Manager maintains bookings for the areas, liaising with colleagues across the College to ensure safe and effective use.

This is a rewarding role for someone with a theatrical background, including the technical aspects of lighting and sound, who has a creative and enthusiastic approach to both theatre and education. There are also many opportunities for creative set building and prop construction. The Manager will be working with students and will be committed to and knowledgeable about health and safety issues as they arise in a busy theatre setting.

The hours are full time, with some work required in the evenings and occasionally at weekends for which time off in lieu will be given.

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding and Prevent training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the application form (two parts). Once complete, please email it to quoting the job title and reference number in your email. If you require an acknowledgement please also request that in your email.

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.