Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS562674
PLEASE NOTE THAT AS AT 4.15PM MONDAY 14 JANUARY 2019 THIS POSITION HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2019
John Curtin College Of The Arts is seeking a talented Theatre Head Technician to join their team.
The Theatre Head Technician is responsible for managing all lighting, sound, audio-visual, staging and other equipment in the Curtin Theatre at John Curtin College of the Arts and the Ellen Street Theatre (“the Theatres”). In the area of equipment management, the Head Technician will supervise the operation of all technical equipment within the Theatres and institute safety procedures for the use of the equipment. The position will supervise the hire or loan of equipment to other departments within the College or to outside users and will undertake stocktakes of all equipment, staging and technical consumables. The position will maintain all equipment within the theatre buildings and certify satisfactory completion of repairs. The position will manage the storage of all staging and properties and supervise and/or undertake the construction, installation and removal of all stage settings, lighting, sound and audio-visual equipment for theatre productions. In collaboration with the Theatre Manager, the Theatre Head Technician will engage and conduct in-house training of theatre-based casual technical staff as required. The position will provide in-house training, consultancy and advice to teaching staff and students on the use of theatre equipment and design. The Theatre Head Technician will assist the Theatre Manager in the creation of budgets for equipment maintenance and replacement, consumables and theatre productions
As Western Australia’s only Selective Arts College, John Curtin College of the Arts caters for over 1600 students from across the State offering Gifted and Talented courses in media arts, dance (ballet and contemporary), drama, music, music theatre and visual arts. With four decades of experience in Gifted and Talented education, the college is renowned for delivering quality arts programs and a specialised differentiated curriculum. This provides an exciting approach to learning through specialised and innovative teaching that supports high academic performance. An Independent Public School, winner of 2016 Western Australian Secondary School of the Year, and winner of the Governor’s School STEM Award for Leadership Excellence in a Secondary School, we are recognised for excellence in leadership, advocacy, engagement and achievements in all learning areas across the college.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Proficiency in the use of theatre technical equipment.
- A broad-based knowledge of theatre operations.
- Interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- High-level organisational ability.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about John Curtin College Of The Arts can be found by visiting www.jc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online or by downloading the relevant attachment below.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information
Please contact Jennifer Scothern, Theatre Manager, by telephoning (08) 9433 7236 or during school holidays on 04 3377 4545 or by emailing Jennifer.Scothern@education.wa.edu.au
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
You are required to attach a personal resume and covering letter outlining your skills and experiences in relation to the position. It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
- Hold a recognised teaching qualification and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
Employees will be required to:
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.15pm (WST) on Monday, 14 January 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.