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Job Ref No. ECC4020-90S Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: Band 1 Whole Range
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/03/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

Job Description

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Music Technician

LGS Band 1 Whole Range

12 hours per week (hours negotiable)

39 working weeks (44.3 paid weeks)

Actual annual salary from £4,137 at Band 1

Start Date - as soon as possible

The Thomas Lord Audley School is looking for a part time Music Technician to support teaching staff with the maintenance and operation of equipment. Our technicians are a vital part of the team at TLA and the duties will include:

- Maintenance of equipment i.e. instruments, keyboards, headphones, sound equipment
- Video editing and burning
- Uploading sound recording and assessments
- Operating the new sound and lighting desk at school productions, concerts and award evenings
- Setting up equipment for BTEC technical lessons.

This is an exciting time to join our school. You will become part of a positive, aspirational and fun team that values the contribution of its staff. Training can be provided and ongoing professional development will be available.

What we can offer:

• A competitive Salary;

• Employee benefits: Pension Scheme, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Programme;

• A full continuous Professional Development Programme;

• Training Opportunities through our membership of The Sigma Trust.

We welcome visits to the school, so please come and see us in action! The full job description is attached, together with application forms and more information can be found on the school's website.

Please email the completed application form, recruitment monitoring information and SD2 form to: or post to HR Team at The Sigma Trust, Tendring Education Centre, Jaywick Lane, Clacton-on-Sea, CO16 8BE. Please do not hesitate to contact the Sigma Trust by email or on 01255 750913 should you require any further information regarding this position.

Closing date: Wednesday 27th March 2019

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. A disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be sought for successful candidates.

Information about the School

The Thomas Lord Audley School is a high performing, over-subscribed 11-16 comprehensive school with just under 800 students (capacity 840), situated to the south of Colchester. It is the "most improved school in Essex" (Essex LA September 2016). It serves a diverse catchment area including Old Heath, Monkwick, Shrub End and the villages to the south of Colchester including the community of Mersea Island.

Categorised as good and rapidly improving in its recent Ofsted inspection, it has been commended for the quality of its leadership, the standard of its teaching, and the welfare, behaviour and achievement of its pupils.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, St Helena School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. In the past, the school has benefited from the Stanway Federation’s programme of seconding high quality staff between schools and the development of wide-ranging in-service training which has led to on-going school improvement. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust can only enhance this development.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Monkwick Avenue, Colchester
Essex, CO2 8NJ
Telephone: 01255 750913