Key Points:

  • Job Title: Performing Arts Technician / Administrator
  • Responsible to: Heads of Department/Associate Staff Manager
  • Salary: SCP Point 3-5
  • 7 hours per week plus additional hours at required
  • Permanent, 39 weeks per year
  • Location: West Road, Spondon, Derby

Job Responsibilities:

The Role

  • To assist and support the Performing Arts Department including help and support for teaching staff within that Department. The role would help support the Performing Arts Department for one day a week, although you will be required to work additional hours when necessary including at peak times and assisting school performances outside of the normal school day

Duties and responsibilities

  • General admin including photocopying and production of resources
  • Assist in helping to arrange cover for staff absences (locating resources etc.)
  • Help organise the department, this will include keeping a departmental diary, booking a TA for pupils entitled to access arrangements, making arrangements for absent pupils to catch up with assessments, photocopying test papers (including any special colours, enlargements etc.), distributing papers to teachers etc.
  • Assist the Head of Department to arrange pupil focus groups in form time when required
  • Take minutes if attending Departmental Meetings
  • Liaise with the IT support team as required to ensure the departmental staff have working IT equipment to support their lessons
  • Answer the phone and ensure messages are delivered promptly to classrooms
  • Assist with departmental displays
  • Other duties as required by Head of Department
  • Minor repairs to musical Instruments.
  • Operation of live sound and lighting equipment.
  • General computer work including apple-based software


  • Work carried out must be in accordance with current legislation and/or regulations.
  • All employees have a responsibility for their own safety and must not endanger that of colleagues/visitors in the workplace.
  • You may also be required to undertake other duties commensurate with your grade in relation to a post of this nature.
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