Derby Theatre is currently entering an exciting phase in its development and will be expanding its staff team over the coming months. We are currently looking for a Head of Stage to be responsible for delivering all technical staging aspects of all productions and projects at Derby Theatre to the highest possible standards. The role includes managing the Stage department, overseeing its staff and ensuring associated equipment is used safely and efficiently.

The successful applicant will have sound practical skills combined with the ability to lead. Essential to this role is a commitment to Derby Theatre’s Learning Theatre model and therefore a willingness to engage with learners (including students and the general public) is vital.

The Production Department is led by the Head of Production and also includes a Technical Manager, to whom this post reports, a Head of Lighting and Sound, whom this post works in conjunction with, and three multi-skilled technicians split across lighting, sound and stage.

We positively encourage people with disabilities or from minority ethnic backgrounds to apply to join our teams as they are under-represented within Derby Theatre’s workforce. We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability or from an ethnic minority background who meets the essential criteria for the role.

Full details about this role can be found in the job description and person specification below. To apply please download and complete the application and diversity monitoring forms and return them to

  • Closing Date: Monday 6th January – 10am
  • Date of Interview: Tuesday 14th January – 9am
  • Hours: 39 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £24,000 depending on experience

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