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  • Posted: Jan 30, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The International School of Kenya is well-known for its unmistakable culture of quality, exceptional care, and limitless opportunities. We instill a passion for and dedication to rigorous academic and personal exploration in our students. ISK students grow up in a community where every student is known and supported, and has the opportunity to personalize th...
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    Arts Centre Supervisor

    Scope of Responsibilities:

    The Arts Centre Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the ISK Arts Centre, with a strong emphasis on sound, lighting, and technology. They are in charge of ensuring close and effective communication with all parties (Principals, CAD Coordinator, Creative Arts Supervisor, Arts Centre Assistant, CAD HOD, etc). This person is responsible for overseeing, organizing, and managing systems for the use of CAD related spaces, materials, resources, and the technical aspect for events

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical support – lighting, sound, audiovisual as needed for school functions in and out of school in analogue and digital environments.
    • Lights, sounds, projections: set up, running, and troubleshooting as needed
    • Rehanging, focussing, patching, etc. lights
    • Working alongside teachers to look at scripts & offer advice in regard to lighting / sound for events, productions, and performances
    • Set up of equipment for classes / events / productions
    • Serve as the primary liaison and first point of contact with Operations, Functions, Advancement Office, etc. for all school and nonschool events, in particular supporting sound and light technology. This includes drama productions (set builds and strikes, etc), as well as other events such as International Day, PTO events, Advancement Office events, etc. This work will be supported in collaboration with the Arts Centre Assistant, especially for events that include the music and art departments, where the Arts Centre Assistant may take lead.
    • Be the first contact by outside groups wishing to rent part of the Arts Centre facility. Coordinate with the Advancement office to ensure correct payments are made for the facilities.
    • Develop the Arts Centre Facilities budget and manage orders for the Arts facilities (Auditorium, Black Box Theatre, etc.) in collaboration with CAD teachers.
    • Collaborating with the CAD Coordinator regarding visioning and developing the strategic technical road map for the Black Box Theatre and the Auditorium to ensure ISK has high quality equipment and facilities.
    • Support an updated inventory of technical and other equipment. Identify, follow up, maintain, repair, and replace items as needed. Support the updating and maintenance of a
    • Support successful events, and oversee protocols and procedures associated with the usage of ISK Arts Centre facilities.
    • Instruct students, where appropriate, in the operation of the technical systems.
    • Performing other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the supervisor.

    Required Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

    • Diploma or higher qualification in the arts.


    • Mic patching / programming
    • Lights patching / hanging / focussing
    • Light and sound design
    • Equipment maintenance
    • Excellent organization skills.
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
    • Self-directed, and highly motivated to achieve independently.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills; out-going personality who enjoys meeting new people and can communicate easily with people of all ages and from all cultures and walks of life.
    • Demonstrated success working in a culturally diverse organization.
    • Good command of the English language, written and oral.
    • Creativity.
    • An energetic, optimistic, efficacious attitude to life and work.
    • Has a professional and ethical approach to work.
    • Commitment to continuous personal growth.
    • A passionate commitment to ISK’s Mission and Vision of ISK.

    Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Qualities:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Educational certificate
    • Commitment to collaborative planning
    • Flexibility and creativity
    • Maintains cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
    • Experience using QLab Software

    Closing: 7 Feb, 2023

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and at least three recent references (including a supervisor's) and their contacts, in one PDF file to no later than the stipulated deadline

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