IT Service Support Engineer

George Watson’s College wishes to appoint an IT Service Support Engineer to provide 1st and 2nd line IT support to GWC Staff and Pupils via email, phone and face-to-face, providing prompt and professional service by taking responsibility for each reported issue and escalating when necessary. The position is full-time on a fixed term basis for 6 months.

Hours of work will be 38.75 hours  per week.  The annual leave entitlement is seven weeks per year.  The salary for this position will be in the Grade 3 range which currently stands at £25,500 - £30,200 (based on 36.25 hours per week).

Other benefits include:

  • Automatic enrolment in the contributory support staff defined contribution pension scheme 
  • Reduced school fees at George Watson’s College for children of staff
  • Membership of the Galleon Club (the School’s Fitness Club)
  • Access to the Myreside Club.


To apply, please send a letter of application of not more than 800 words giving us more information about you and why you would like the role, addressed to Miss Karen McPhillips, Head of IT Services. The letter, completed application form, diversity monitoring form and an up to date CV should be sent to and must reach Mrs Jane Robinson, Head of Human Resources by email ( no later than noon on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

Closing date: noon on Wednesday 12 May 2021

Interviews are planned to take place on Wednesday 19 May 2021 and these are likely to take the form of video calls using Google Meet. 

Job Description (PDF)

Application Form (DOCX)

Diversity Monitoring Form (DOCX)