Community Development Worker

Hours; Part time (30hrs per week, all year round)

Duration; Fixed term until 31 July 2024

Location; Rotherham College, Rotherham (may be required to work at other college campuses as/when required)

About the Role

We are looking for a proactive and professional individual who will be responsible for a number of key duties including co-ordinating the groups community learning provision in line with funding requirements and will assisting the coordination of a range of other activities throughout the academic year such as Awards Evenings and Community events.

You will be committed to providing an excellent customer service to both internal and external clients, whilst producing a high level of accuracy, excellent organisational skills and a flexible approach to work.

Through a proactive, enthusiastic and customer focused approach you will help the College achieve its mission to provide skills for the future of our students and community, through outstanding teaching and learning. Your work will ultimately lead to increased enrolment numbers, highly accurate data, meeting funding requirements plus positive development of the College reputation.

 You will…

You will have experience in working in customer focused and community development role, preferably in a Further Education environment.

 You must be able to communicate well with others and those in your team. You should be organised, with experience of a wide variety of IT packages, including Microsoft and Google. You must have a proactive approach and good customer service skills.

 You will hold a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths or be willing to work towards.

 Department Info

The Community Development Worker is a key part of the College’s Community Learning Team, supporting both learners and staff throughout the academic year. This role is extremely important in assisting the Community team to achieve its goals which link into the College’s mission.

 Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pension
  • Up to 44 days annual leave per year (pro-rata for part time workers) including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

 Closing date: Monday 11 December 2023 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please apply via the link.