Theatre Technician at Bacon Theatre – Dean Close

Application closing date: 4 Aug 2024 8:00am

Based: Cheltenham

Salary: up to £25,000 per annum, depending on experience

Position: Theatre Technician

Contract: Full Time


Job description

Dean Close Foundation are looking to appoint a Theatre Technician to join our Bacon Theatre team. This role is mainly based in the Bacon Theatre but in addition provides technical support for associated venues across the site.

This is advertised as a full time position, however, we would consider part time and bank applications for this role.

The Theatre Technical team delivers the technical requirements of the year-round public programme of events in The Bacon Theatre, as well as outdoor staged events, all of which run alongside a substantial schedule of venue hire and high calibre Dean Close School productions and events. Other roles and responsibilities include:

  • Lead technical support of The Bacon Theatre and venues across the Dean Close School campus to meet the level of technical services required daily.
  • Mixing sound and system engineering.
  • Supporting the construction and/or delivery of set pieces.
  • To uphold high standards of safety, behaviour, and operation for the venues in accordance with site-wide Health & Safety procedures.
  • Facilitating Scholar curriculum and extra curricula activities in the Bacon Theatre.
  • Providing backstage/technical training to scholars
  • Managing upcoming technical schedules
  • Managing the Stage Lighting and Audio-Visual budget.
  • An ideal candidate for this role would be resourceful, knowledgeable and a strong team player happy to work on their own and within a team.


Early applications are encouraged, and applicants may be invited to interview prior to the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is appointed before the closing date. We will request references for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

For further details please see the attached job description or contact our recruitment team on 01242 258 000 or for with your query.

Internal applicants

Please contact the Recruitment Team requesting the internal candidate application form link before starting your application. #DCF/906

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