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IT Technician

Working hours:This is a permanent, full time post, 37 hours per week to commence soon as possible. 
Salary:The actual starting salary for this post is £18,780 per annum.
Opening date:Friday 15 May 2020
Closing date:8:00am on Monday 1 June 2020

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 their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

In this context, we are looking to appoint an IT Technician 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 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.

This is a permanent, full time post, 37 hours per week to commence soon as possible.  The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 22-25.  The actual starting salary for this post is £18,780 per annum.  A defined benefit pension scheme is also offered as part of the remuneration package for this appointment.

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 to

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on Monday 1st June 2020.  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 held w/c 15 June 2020 and due to the current restrictions due to Covid-19, these interviews may be virtual.  Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

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Applicant Information – IT Technician

Job Description IT Technician

WQE is an Equal Opportunities Employer

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

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.

Finally, I would like to thank you again for your interest in this post and I hope that we may hear from you in due course.

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