Theatre Manager (Maternity Cover)


Oundle School

Job summary

Oundle School
FTE £37,980
Job Role:
Theatre Manager
Contract Type:
Fixed term contract
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Theatre professional to join our Team as Theatre Manager. 

The post-holder will manage the day to day operation of The Stahl Theatre, the building and its staff, ensuring all productions, events and external uses of The Stahl Theatre meet legislative requirements set by law, and the School. The role will also support the teaching of technical theatre at GCSE and A Level.

This is a fixed-term position, to act as cover for colleagues who are taking maternity leave between October 2022 and October 2023. 

Role requirements

The successful candidate will have a nationally recognised qualification in at least one backstage area of theatre, a working knowledge of the principles and practices of Health and Safety and associated regulations and experience of working with younger people.

Proven experience of professional theatre is desirable, but not essential.


In addition to a friendly working environment, we offer a wide range of benefits including Pension, Life Assurance, BUPA Wellness Plan, and discounted membership of the Sports Centre and swimming pool.

For full details of the responsibilities and requirements for the role including the benefits on offer and an overview of the School, please see the Job Description available under “Attachments”. 

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, the standard hours of work for this role are 10.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday, however flexibility is required to support performance schedules within the Theatre, therefore evening and weekend work is to be expect. Time off in lieu is available.

Working: 52 working weeks per annum

Anticipated Start date:  19 September 2022

Fixed Term Period: Until 30 September 2023

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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