Master Carpenter

2 days left

£39,000 p.a. pro rata
04 Aug 2022
16 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Reports to: Project Director

Appointed by: Interview Panel

Period of Appointment: 12 months fixed term. Part-time based on 24 hours per week.

Some evening and weekend working will be required.

Salary: £39,000 p.a. pro rata

Purpose of Role

• To supervise and manage a community carpentry project to complete the restoration of the historic stage machinery at the Tyne Theatre.

• To supervise community time-served carpenters and stage machinery operatives.

• To support the restoration maintenance and operation of the stage house and its machinery.

• To investigate, under the supervision of the Project Director, the surviving building fabric of the Grand Salon and be responsible for any making good.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage the project on a day-to-day basis.

• Create work timetables and staff rostas. Co-ordinate and manage all activities.

• Organise and order materials, for example, timber, fixings, equipment.

• Oversee Health and Safety appertaining to the area of responsibility.

• Support the well-being and welfare of all volunteers.

• Coaching and supervision of volunteers.

• Be a positive role model to community trainees and act as an ambassador for the Tyne Theatre.

Role Requirements

• Traditional time served carpenter/joiner.

• Experience working in a backstage or theatre carpentry environment.

• Experience of working in and maintaining a listed building.

• Demonstrably enthusiastic about the heritage of the Tyne Theatre.

• Experience of managing people and volunteers.

• Experience of managing Health and Safety.

Personal Profile Useful Skills

• Have Training or Assessor qualifications.

• Have experience working with people of all ages.

• Basic IT support skills.

• First Aid qualification.


Closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 16th August.

To apply: Please send a CV and covering letter to with the subject link ‘Master Carpenter Application’