Stamford American International School – IT Support Engineer Intern

Stamford American International School
IT Support Engineer Intern
Date Listed
03 May 2024
Job Type
Entry Level / Junior Executive
Job Period
Immediate Start, For At Least 4 Months
IT / Information Technology
Public Service / Education / Publishing
Location Name
1 Woodleigh Lane, Singapore
1 Woodleigh Ln, Singapore
Allowance / Remuneration
$650 - 1,000 monthly
Company Profile

Stamford American offers an outstanding education for students from 2 months to 18 years of age. International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme enhanced by rigorous American standards to equip your child with academic and social skills for the real world.

We are an IB World School with close to 3,000 students on two campuses, multiple learning pathways including IB, AP and BTEC, and a school-wide commitment to student well-being. More than 90 percent of our graduates get into their top two choices for college or university, with students gaining admission to highly competitive institutions in the U.S., Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia and more.

We are a big school, with the heart of a small school. Community matters, and we celebrate our students and staff for exhibiting four core values: integrity, ingenuity, courage and compassion. We talk a lot about these values, provide examples both at school and in the curriculum, and celebrate when we see them in action.

We have amazing facilities with two campuses about five kilometers apart. Our facilities boast state-of-the-art classrooms, theater, science labs, quiet study spaces, spacious libraries, gyms, pools, etc. Our teachers thrive in this well-resourced environment and leverage it to promote active learning for our students.

Our commitment is to develop a deep sense of belonging, value and connectedness for every student who passes through our gates – as we inspire them to think, write, design, compose and collaborate on the road to discovery and life success. Visit our school website at to find out more about us!

Job Description

Position Objective

Highly motivated tech-support professional skilled in troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving technical problems, utilizing resolution procedures in schools assigned. Provision of professional and high level customer service ensuring unresolved issues and queries are promptly escalated as per protocol. 

  • To act as a single point of contact for all user incidents, requests and general communication.
  • Provide Level 0/1 support to all applications or software systems used in school.
  • To improve user awareness of IT issues and to promote appropriate use of IT services and resources.


The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom they are responsible, or with whom they come into contact will be to adhered to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding; Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, they must report any concerns to the School’s Designated Safeguarding Lead or to the Head or indeed to the Cognita Regional Safeguarding Manager so that a referral can be made accordingly to the relevant third party services.

  • Management of IT incidents in the incident management system.
  • Act as a single point of contact from customers (internal staff) regarding IT issues via phone, email or in person.
  • Provision of professional and high-level customer service ensuring unresolved issues and queries are promptly escalated as per protocol.
  • Provide Level 0 /1 support all applications and infrastructure.
  • Upgrade PC hardware and software, including scheduled maintenances.
  • Assist to maintain inventory of equipment and software licences; update computers with latest service packs, patches and applications; prepare Service Desk reports to enable the IT operations to run effectively.
  • Managing the provisioning and de-provisioning process of school’s IT resources by engaging staff and students to ensure that device and get connected to the network and provide support data backup and recovery.
  • Managing classroom support for IT and Audio Visual (e.g. Apple TV, Projectors, Interactive technology, and applications).
  • Desktop operation system management and planning.
  • Administrative Support for Technology department (e.g. Department Information & Activities).

Position Requirements

  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to think outside of the box and apply creative solutions.
  • Demonstrate an ability to establish relationships and build rapport at all levels, uncover technical issues and facilitate their resolution.
  • Hands on approach with the ability to learn new systems quickly and apply them in the work environment.
  • Good command of English with clear, concise verbal communication skills.
  • High standard of customer service skills and excellent telephone manners.
  • Demonstrates ability to work successfully in a team environment, with good time management and organisation skills.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of confidentiality.


  • Fresh graduates from the Post-Secondary Education Institutes (“PSEIs”), such as the Polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education.
  • Domain knowledge of the following:
    • Microsoft Windows 10 and above
    • Apple IOS
    • Apple OS X
  • Able to work independently.
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills.
  • Good references on request.


  • Work closely with Regional and School Team

Working Conditions

  • School Environment.
  • Will be required to work independently and as part of a collaborative team effort
  • Extended working hours to complete projects as required.

Terms of Employment

  • Working Hours: 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, plus occasional staff meetings and trainings
  • Some weekend or late-night duties are expected to support maintenance, installations or upgrades in non-business hours.
  • Background Check: Required

Stamford American International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment background checks are mandatory and appointments are strictly subject to confirmation that all reference and background checks are completed to the satisfaction of Cognita, Stamford’s parent organization. 

 We are an equal opportunity employer and disallow discrimination of age, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, religion, sexual orientation, family status, pregnancy, marital status, medical or mental health history, physical characteristics or disability. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Instructions
Please apply for this position by submitting your text CV using InternSG.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Related Company Review:

Stamford American International School
Type: Primary & Secondary Schools / Education
Good school
Pros: Good colleagues, nice caring culture
Cons: High standards means high demands, but generally manageable.
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