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About Us

Southbank International School is a high-achieving independent school based in central London.

We are a truly international school with a diverse student population of more than 70 nationalities.

The school is based over three campuses in the centre of London and we teach almost 20 languages.

Please explore the rest of our website for more information.

Our staff members

We aim to attract the best teaching and administrative staff to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for outstanding teaching and learning.
In particular, we seek to appoint teachers who recognise the diversity of our student body, teach from a multi-cultural perspective and practise the highest standards of professionalism.
In return, we offer an exceptional teaching salary scale and a wide range of support to help advance the careers of our staff members.

The International Baccalaureate

We follow the International Baccalaureate curriculum, and whilst previous experience with one or more of the programmes is an advantage, it is not essential.

Primary Years Programme – Hampstead and Kensington campuses (ages 3–11)

Middle Years Programme – Westminster campus (ages 11–16)

Diploma Programme – Westminster campus (ages 16–19)

IT Systems Administrator

IT Systems Administrator Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time Location: Westminster, Hampstead, Kensington Campuses Salary Range: £32,000pa-£37,000pa (depending on experience)

Southbank International School is one of the leading and longest established IB schools in the UK. Its reputation for excellence and its central London locations attract a wide range of students from across the world. In addition, we aim to attract the best teaching and administrative staff, to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for excellent teaching and learning with a commitment to student wellbeing.

We are in the process of strengthening our IT Services team and have an exciting opportunity to suit a talented and committed IT Systems Administrator. The post-holder is a crucial member of the ICT Team with responsibility for the support of staff and students. The post holder will ensure the school remains a leader in digital learning by providing sustainable and reliable educational and administrative technology.

The post-holder reports to the Head of ICT. Day to day tasks will be supervised by the ICT Services Manager. This varied role requires the exercise of independent judgement and initiative, strong administrative and excellent interpersonal skills along with strong Apple Mac focussed skills.

A key part of the role is taking a personal and proactive hands-on approach, ensuring all users receive a first-class ICT Support experience in order to support teaching and learning. Team members are expected to positively represent the school at all times.

We are looking to appoint a candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment dealing with multiple requests, and who has the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and students with differing levels of IT skills and have Mac skills and working knowledge of JAMF. This role will involve working at all three campuses in Kensington, Hampstead and Westminster.

Please note that completed application forms must be returned to Stand-alone CVs, statements and letters of interest will not be considered. When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Job Role

Further details regarding the role can be found in the Candidate Brief.

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

Closing date for applications 28 November 2022

Southbank International School