IT Systems and Network Administrator

PLEASE NOTE: The application form and supporting documents can be found at the bottom of this page.

Salary: £27,189 – £29,924

Closing date: Wednesday 31st May 2023

The City of Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College is a thriving, lively and successful Sixth Form College, at the heart of the University Quarter in Stoke on Trent. The College is part of the Potteries Educational Trust working collaboratively with educational institutions from across Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire. The College is currently graded Good by Ofsted.

We have fantastic opportunities for innovative, ambitious and committed individuals to join our college at a time of exciting curriculum initiatives and developments. The successful applicants will join the college at a time of growth and opportunity. To deliver our expanding provision, the college has invested in:

  • A state of the art Digital facility that opened in November 2020
  • A specialist facility to accommodate T Level provision in Science, Health, Education and Business/Finance opening in 2022/2023
  • Specialist equipment that enables teachers to provide high quality learning and skill development experiences for our young people.

We are actively seeking people with passion, expertise and who are excited about supporting students on their career journey.

Benefits include enhanced annual leave, pension scheme, CPD opportunities, free on-site parking.

We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable IT Systems and Network Administrator to join our team at a reputable sixth form college in Stoke-on-Trent. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and improving the IT infrastructure, ensuring that it runs smoothly and efficiently, and providing support to staff and students.

The post will include a focus on providing knowledge, experience and management of the day-to-day administration of College systems and network infrastructure including SQL support MIS systems and Microsoft 365 technologies, supporting the IT leadership team with product upgrades, project implementation and system integrations.

You will take a proactive approach to the oversight and development of the IT Helpdesk, delivering engaging support to staff and students; developing existing digital capabilities through training sessions, implementing innovative solutions and triaging/escalating helpdesk tickets as appropriate. You will be part of an enthusiastic and energetic IT Services team, that fulfils the College’s requirement of supporting Teaching & Learning, and your expertise in SQL will lead and enrich core business functionality in delivering the College’s Digital Strategy.     

For further details and an application form please visit the College’s website:, or email  Alternatively, telephone HR on 01782 854210.

The College is committed to Equal Opportunities. Applications are particularly welcome from members of the ethnic minorities who are currently under represented at the College.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You should note that an enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required prior to taking up an appointment with the College.