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Systems Administrator
The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job reference: 007531

Location: The British International School Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Closing date: 07/02/2020

Department: IT

Systems Administrator


The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Systems Administrator to join a well-established and supportive IT team in a highly successful and expanding school.

About the Role

The Systems Administrator plays a central role in the installation and maintenance of the School’s core IT systems. In this position you will be involved in the development of IT strategy to ensure that all IT systems and infrastructure are effective in meeting the needs of the school.

Refer to the attached job description for more detailed information.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related subject.
  • Microsoft certification (MCSE) or equivalent in relevant programmes.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional MCITP server.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows server/desktop operating systems, LAN/WAN networking as well as managing in excess of 50 Windows server infrastructure.
  • Ability to deliver training and guidance to staff.
  • Experience of assisting in the selection and deployment of new IT systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1800 young people from more than 75 nationalities.  To learn more about our school, please visit

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 66 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 64,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews and assessments will begin as soon as suitable candidates are identified. We reserve the right to make an appointment before the application closing date.

The closing date for application is 7th Febraury 2020. Interviews will be conducted at the School.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.




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