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System and Network Administrator Full Time

at WQE & Regent College Group Leicester in Leicester (Published at 30-04-2021)

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 a 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.

We are about to start a major project upgrading both our local area networks and our wifi to wifi6 across both campuses. This exciting and significant investment in our IT infrastructure will deliver an extremely high quality experience for staff and students and offers enormous potential to implement the latest technologies. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape the design of the network and to play a full part in this project.

We offer an exceptional package of benefits to our staff, which for this post includes:

· 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 £29,160 to £31,898 per annum. Starting salary £29,160.

· 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

We also 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, Please apply for this position by visiting our college website.

Completed applications must be returned by 9.00am on Tuesday 18th May 2021 Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application. Previous applicants need not apply

Interviews for successful candidates will be held on Wednesday 26th May 2021 and are currently planned to be onsite. Full details will be emailed to shortlisted 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.

Application deadline: 18/05/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £29,160.00-£31,898.00 per year


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work remotely:

  • No

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