Work Placement Officer (T-Levels)

About the Role

The Work Placement Officer is a new role to the RNN Group in which you will play a leading role in sourcing, developing and matching learners with high quality industry placement to complement our T-Level Curriculum. Learners on T-Level courses will be expected to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry experience within the duration of their course.

As a Work Placement Officer, you will support students to manage their placements and act as a coordinator between employers and the college. You will establish good relationships with local employers, ensuring our learners have the best possible placement experiences available to enhance further their knowledge, skills and behaviours.

You will…

You will have experience of working within an educational environment, ideally within a Further Education/Post-16 environment. You will be working closely with Curriculum colleagues to devise an appropriate schedule of placements. You will be building relationships with employers, supporting learners and communicating to all stakeholders within the process.  You will be able to review placement providers in regard to providing a healthy and safe environment, and completing DBS checks as appropriate for learners.

You will have qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent, a Level 3 qualification in any subject and knowledge of the Health & Safety Act and HSE Standards. A Health & Safety qualification would be desirable. You will also be able to demonstrate good customer service skills and be able to work with respect and confidentiality. Access to your own vehicle and a full driving licence is advantageous.

Department Info

The role of T-Level Work Placement Officer will work across all campus’s that offer T-Level Courses. You will report to the Student Support Team Leader and work closely with colleagues in the Student Support teams across all sites, in particular with other Work Placement Officers. You will also liaise with curriculum managers and tutors to devise an appropriate schedule of placements.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pension
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year 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, innovative and enthusiastic 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.

Closing date: Monday 8 January 2024 – 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 visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.