Administration Apprentice (English and Maths)

About the Role

Are you looking for a start in business support and administration? Would you like to gain valuable qualifications and work experience whilst being paid?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation that prides itself on outstanding education.

This Apprenticeship is based in the College’s English and Maths Department, undertaking a range of administration duties to assist the English and Maths department in providing an effective service to staff and students.

In return for your hard work, commitment and skill development, you will receive a competitive Apprentice salary as well as an industry recognised qualification that will help you climb the career ladder.

The Administration Apprentice (English and Maths) is an excellent position to begin a career in a vibrant and supportive department.

The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of duties including:

  • Support teaching staff in classrooms with administering registers to record attendance to lessons
  • Support in maintaining of part time English & Maths assessment diaries and enrolment processes.
  • Support teaching staff with the collation and production of teaching, learning and assessment including classroom resources and the setting up of classroom spaces
  • Contact students regarding absence from College and work within the student absence monitoring process

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

You will…

In this role you will gain valuable experience, knowledge and skills in business administration as well as the curriculum department of English and Maths.

Desired skills

  • Basic understanding of Administration functions and/or some experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Must enjoy problem solving and raising to a challenge
  • Strong organisation skills

Personal qualities

  • Must have passion, energy and a commitment to succeed within administration
  • A people person who works well in a team
  • Honest and reliable – be confident enough to say when you’re unsure and ask for advice as and when needed
  • Able to adapt to setbacks and respond to change
  • Can work to company values and principles

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grades 9-4/A*-C (or equivalent qualifications) including Maths and English – you will be supported to achieve these as part of your studies if you don’t have them already.

Future prospects

Potential to progress to a full-time position as an Admin Assistant. A lifelong career in the industry.

This is a successful team that has a very busy workload. They are looking for someone who can listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued member of the team.

Department Info

In this role you will work closely with members of the curriculum admin and Maths & English teams. You will report directly to the Head of Department. You will be required to work across the multi-site Maths and English department, although primarily support in classrooms and with registers will be specifically located at Rotherham College.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year
  • 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
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employee’s worth by to £200 per successful referral

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 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 March 2024 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 visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.