Technical Services Supervisor for Drama & Music Schools (James Forbes Academy)

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Scotch College is a major independent college for 1850 boys P-12. The James Forbes Academy is a brand new Music & Drama School, within Scotch College, consisting of a Drama Theatre, Music Auditorium, both seating 450, construction workshop, performance studio, classrooms, small group and individual teaching rooms, rehearsal and recording spaces.

Scotch College is seeking a person to fill this full-time permanent position.

To oversee and co-ordinate the operation of technical equipment, technical staff and other users in the Drama Theatre, Music Auditorium and associated teaching and support facilities. To be the resident technical services specialist for all equipment in the James Formes Academy and to access other specialists when required. Through the schools Maintenance Dept., ensure that all equipment in the theatre and auditorium is always in good working order, complies with regulatory requirements. Ensure that staff are appropriately trained in its facility and equipment use. To be a general resource to the Drama Department and to assist in the technical aspects of productions in the James Forbes Academy.

Essential experience includes: technical operations in music and drama productions, training other staff and users in the use of equipment, operating lighting, modern staging, control desks, audio visual, computers and building management systems

Relevant external and on-site training will be provided to the right applicant.

Core hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however, these will vary from time to time depending on performances in the academy.

This position comes with an attractive remuneration package which recognizes its supervisory and technical responsibility.

Applications close Friday 25th September 2009 and should be addressed to :

Administration Manager, Scotch College, 1 Morrison Street, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, or by email to:

Posted September 10th 2009