Opera North is England’s national opera company in the North and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North also programmes its own venue, the Howard Assembly Room, with an enormous diversity of activity.

Opera North is committed to the Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity in all aspects of our recruitment and employment practices. We are the first opera company to be awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status and actively welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, including Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities who are currently underrepresented in the workforce. To support this commitment and to help us develop our policies and procedures, we ask all job applicants to complete our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Monitoring Form.

We regret that we cannot contact applicants individually about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the job closing, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Education Instrumental Tutor (Flute)

An opportunity has arisen within the team for an experienced, well-motivated music educator to fill the part-time role of Opera North Education Instrumental Tutor (Flute) working primarily on Opera North’s award-winning education programme, In Harmony.

In Harmony is a community residency impacting over 1100 children in full-time education and the wider community that surrounds their schools. It seeks to deliver an inclusive programme of high quality instrumental and vocal music education, and performance opportunities that allow young people from all backgrounds to engage with the arts and, through doing so, deliver wider benefits such as increased confidence, aspiration, engagement with formal learning and an increase in parental engagement.

Solid classical music training and a demonstrably high level of musical skill and literacy are all required, supported by satisfactory DBS clearance and the ability to work across locations.

Salary: £26,520 per annum (pro rata)
Contract type: Permanent, Part-time, Tuesdays and Wednesday
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Friday 22nd November 2019
Interviews: In Leeds, week commencing 9th December 2019

Education Instrumental Tutor (Flute) Job Description

Application documents:
Application Form | EDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to appointments@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

Production Electrician

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Electrician to join our highly- talented team of technical and production staff. The purpose of the job will be to help prepare, implement and operate performance related lighting, sound and AV equipment for Opera North productions both in Leeds and on tour. The successful candidate will be expected to work effectively as part of the team, making sure that all activities are carried out to the highest standards of safety, efficiency and quality.

Essential requirements for the job include a proven track record of lighting work for other theatre companies, team work and a positive attitude towards health and safety.

Salary: £24,954.96 per annum (excludes overtime)
Contract type: Full time, permanent
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Monday 25th November 2019
Interviews: In Leeds, week commencing 2nd December 2019

Production Electrician Job Description

Application documents:
Application Form | EDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to appointments@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

Assistant Company Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of Assistant Company Manager. The position will involve providing general administrative support and practical assistance to the Company Manager in supporting visiting artists and other members of the company, at our home in Leeds and other touring venues (most frequently Salford, Newcastle and Nottingham.)

The successful candidate will have professional experience of stage management and/or arts administration, supported by excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure.

Salary: c. £23,000 – £25,000 per annum, depending on experience.
Contract type: Fixed-Term, full time.
Deadline for applications: 10:00am, Wednesday 27th November 2019
Interviews: In Leeds, 3rd and 5th December 2019

Assistant Company Manager Job Description

Application documents:
Application Form | EDI Monitoring Form
Application Guidance Notes | EDI Policy

Please submit your application to appointments@operanorth.co.uk, and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

Disability Confident Committed

As users of the disability confident scheme, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy will be offered an interview.

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