Database Administrator & Junior Developer, Wimbledon Common, London

Closing date:Expiring soon

King's College SchoolWimbledon Common, London

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £35k (depending on skills and experience) based on a 40-hour working week
Contract term: Permanent

King’s is one of the most successful schools in the world, with outstanding academic results, first-class pastoral care and a vibrant co-curriculum. Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

We are seeking to appoint a Database Administrator/Junior Developer to be responsible for the administration and support of the school’s databases, including the MIS and third party data services. The post also entails assisting with the development and support of the school’s IT systems, particularly in relation to in-house software.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and keen to work in a high-profile department. They should have excellent people, communication and listening skills and a 'can do’ flexible attitude towards working. Workload prioritisation and an ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.  

Required skills:

  • Experience in working in a similar technical role
  • Experience of using/supporting MIS systems
  • MSSQL and MySQL
  • HTML, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience of Windows 10

Terms & conditions:

  • This is a permanent, full-time role
  • Start date: January 2020
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week with an hour for lunch
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may need to be worked to cover events and functions
  • School lunches are provided during term-time
  • 25 days’ holiday plus English statutory public holidays
  • Contributory support staff pension scheme with 10% employer contributions
  • A programme of health benefits is also offered by the school
  • Discounted membership of the King’s sports club

Further details can be found at:  

Closing date: noon on Monday 9th December 2019 

Interview date: w/c 9th December 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

More about King's College School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8255 5300
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King’s College School is an independent day school for boys aged 7-18 and girls aged 16-18. Altogether, there are 975 boys and girls in the senior school between the ages of 11 and 18. There are over 160 staff in the two common rooms and 130 non-teac...