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Performing Arts Technician (AY 2022/2023) – Al Yasmina Academy Jobs in Abu Dhabi at Aldar Education

Title: Performing Arts Technician (AY 2022/2023) – Al Yasmina Academy

Company: Aldar Education

Location: Abu Dhabi

Aldar Education are currently seeking an outstanding Performing Arts Technician for Al Yasmina Academy in Abu Dhabi commencing next academic year 2022-2023.

Al Yasmina Academy is an outstanding English Curriculum school in the beautiful city of Abu Dhabi. With our globally recognised and admired curriculum, dedicated and passionate practitioners and outstanding teaching and learning, Al Yasmina Academy is an exceptional place to work. It has an exciting, diverse and progressive learning community that annually produces some of the very best I/GCSE and A Level results in the UAE. Our learning culture is under pinned by our core values of excellence, respect, passion, collaboration and creativity allowing all students to thrive. Furthermore, the Academy is extremely proud of its recent ADEK inspection, which rated Al Yasmina Academy as ‘Outstanding’ in all six performance standards, putting it amongst the top schools in the UAE and Middle East and after a successful year the academy has grown and are looking for outstanding teachers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

Al Yasmina Academy are looking to appoint a friendly and reliable performing arts technician to join our Performing Arts department.

The successful candidate will have experience in performance and production support including lighting and sound. Additional experience in set design and props, costume and make-up and/or film recording including the use of editing software, would be advantageous. The post would equally suit a recent graduate in Technical Theatre or Stage Management.

You will have a good awareness and understanding of a variety of styles and genres in theatre and performance and be willing to work flexibly including evenings and weekends if needed during term time.

Experience of working in an education setting and/or leading specialist workshops in your field, would be an advantage, but is not essential.


To ensure maintenance of the range of technical equipment such as lighting, sound reinforcement, computer hardware and software as well as other performing arts related technologies and musical instruments

To undertake and/or coordinate the rigging and de-rigging of technical equipment in accordance with health and safety guidelines

Acquiring and supervision of set-building, light and sound equipment and the operation of equipment for School promoted shows

Conduct and record regular inspections of technical installations and liaise with the Premises team on any maintenance requirements ensuring that any faults/technical issues are reported to the Facilities Manager

Ensuring PAT testing of faculty equipment is carried out in accordance with guidelines

Ensuring all relevant risk assessments and policies relating to the faculty’s technical resources are up-to-date and adhered to

To liaise with and assist visiting professional performance companies

To provide technical support for assemblies when needed, including providing basic technical training to staff

To ensure, with the department staff, that all department areas are safe and that all equipment is correctly stored at the end of the day and at the end of productions/enrichment activi…

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