Systems Network Administrator

WQE and Regent College GroupLeicester

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE. 

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in relation to their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, the larger campus next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

The College is seeking to recruit an Systems and Network Administrator to join our IT Services team.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and customer focused person with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office who can help us provide high quality IT technical support to our students and our staff.  The successful applicant will work alongside another systems and network administrator who will support the IT manager in managing the colleges IT infrastructure, ideally have experience of working within an IT setting, the ability to work in a friendly and professional manner and strong planning, organisational and communication skills. It is anticipated that the successful applicant for this post will work across both the College’s University Road and R Building Campuses.  

What we can offer - 

• A permanent, full-time all year-round position working 37 hours per week, commencing asap.  

• A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 19-22 which ranges from £28,948 to £31,667 per annum.  Starting salary £28,948.

• Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range 

• A defined benefit pension scheme 

• Staff well-being programme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Annual flu vaccination

• Continual Professional Development

• Free on-site parking

• Eyecare voucher scheme

For our part we shall make every effort to support our new colleagues in making the best of the professional opportunities offered by this post. 


If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Please return all completed applications via e-mail only.

Completed applications must be returned by 9.00am on Wednesday 24th February 2021.  Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

Interviews for successful candidates will be on Friday 5th March 2021 and due to the current restrictions due to Covid-19, these interviews will be virtual.  Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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