IT Systems Administrators

Initially based at the Wakefield City Campus, following an induction period you will be required to work at any of the group colleges, with the potential to work from home for 2 days a week.

Multiple positions available

We are recruiting for IT Systems Administrators to join our IT Systems team where you will be responsible for technical design, planning and implementation of systems and applications.

As an IT Systems Administrator, you will utilise your technical expertise and knowledge to maintain Group IT Systems and streamline existing processes to improve services.

As an IT Systems Administrator, your duties will include:

  • Being as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems and configuration of system applications.
  • Training IT Services staff in how to use newly acquired software and hardware.
  • Assisting with hardware, firewall, telecom and software vendor evaluation, recommendation and negotiations.
  • Developing procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorised use, acts of nature and user abuse.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Maths and English GCSE at Grade A* C/ 9-4 or equivalent as a minimum
  • Hold a Higher National or Degree in an IT related subject or have equivalent experience
  • Hold experience of administration of a Windows serverbased infrastructure (2016 and above)
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written

If you have the skills and experience, we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

See what we have to offer and come and join us. You won’t be disappointed.

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave pro rata + bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities
  • Generous Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to employee assistance programme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Interview date: To be confirmed.

For further details, please refer to the job description and person specification.

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have worked/resided in if you are the preferred candidate for the post.  Further details of how to obtain the additional check is here: Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.