Senior Desktop Support Engineer, South Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolSouth Croydon
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Start date: January/February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,781.00-35,987.00 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Contract term: Permanent

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 106 boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Desktop Support Engineer to join a small but highly effective technical support team. The successful candidate must have experience and knowledge of Active Directory, WIFI, SharePoint Online and Office 365, Windows 10, all MS Office Suites, SCCM Level 3 Support – Images and Packages and maintaining and developing a VLE. Experience of working in an educational or similar setting, good communication skills, organisational and problem-solving skills and excellent approach to providing customer service are key requisites for the role.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information and an online application form, please visit For any queries, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. Closing date is midnight on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Interviews will be during the period 15-21 December 2017.

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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