June 6, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Music and Drama Technician to join us in September 2024.
£5,349 – £8.024pa (FTE - £23,114pa)
Working Pattern
Part Time • Permanent
Closing Date
June 21, 2024


10-15 Hours a week • Term time only

Kendrick School is a successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading. Graded ‘Outstanding’ in its recent OFSTED inspection, Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Music and Drama Technician to join us in September 2024.

The successful candidate will provide technical, administrative and operational support to the Music and Drama Department during the school day and at after school productions and events. The role would include setting up and maintaining equipment and resources ready for practical lessons, helping students access equipment, resources and specialist software and assist the smooth running of performances, events and workshops.

Experience as a Technician is not essential, but applicants must have a passion for music and drama, be able to read music, and welcome becoming part of an experienced team dedicated to the creative education of young people. An A Level or BTEC Level 3 in Music Technology and/or experience of lighting and sound for performances is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidates will enjoy working as part of a team and in a school community and should be capable of working with the minimum of supervision. The 10-15 hours would be worked over a week to fit timings of lessons and extra-curricular activities, such as concerts and drama productions.

Kendrick School is a welcoming, inclusive and happy community. We can offer you:

  • Friendly, welcoming and supportive colleagues.
  • A student body that is motivated and engaged.
  • Training and development.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Access to our swimming pool and fitness/welcome initiatives.
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.

The recent Ofsted report, November 2022 stated: “The Kendrick Pledge emphasises friendship, kindness, respect, equality, tolerance and justice, and these values underpin all that the school achieves. Pupils flourish in this exceptionally caring and inclusive learning environment. Secure, trusting relationships between staff and pupils ensure pupils feel very well supported and safe here. In turn, pupils’ excellent behaviour and impeccable manners make Kendrick a very special place to be”.

An application form and a job description can be downloaded from the school website or obtained by contacting Mrs Amanda Emberson-Powney at the school.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Amanda Emberson-Powney ( to arrange.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 21 June 2024

Interviews: week commencing 24 June 2024

Early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate is identified.

CVs cannot be accepted as a method of application.

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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