Personal Assistant (Executive Administration)

Rotherham College, Rotherham

About the Role

As a Personal Assistant you will work as part of a dynamic and proactive team, in this fast paced and varied role, you will provide a high level of administrative support to the Group’s Senior Leadership Team and Governors. 

You will help ensure the Executive Office runs efficiently, supporting with the scheduling of diaries, organisation and administration of meetings, the organisation of functions and events, assist in preparation of reports and presentations and provide general administrative support for the Senior Leadership Team.

As Personal Assistant you will be able to communicate effectively and be required to provide administrative support within a large and complex organisation, will have excellent communication (both verbal and written) as well as good organisational, time management and prioritisation skills.

You will…

To be successful as a Personal Assistant, you will have experience of diary management for managers and/or senior leaders and have worked with Microsoft Office applications most notably Outlook calendar, being able to demonstrate high level of organisational and IT skills.

You must have previous experience as a Personal Assistant or similar, as well as having been involved in coordinating events.

You will hold a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths and a Level 3 Business Administration qualification (or be willing to obtain). 

Department Info

You will report to the Executive Director of Strategic Planning & Corporate Services and work as part of the Executive Administration Team. You will liaise with members of the Senior Leadership Team on a daily basis, as well as working closely with colleagues across all departments within the organisation.

You must be able to work onsite, at Rotherham College, 5 days a week, in order to support our Senior Leadership Team effectively. You will also be required to work outside of the core business hours as and when needed too.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • 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
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by to £200 per referral made

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 1 July 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 apply via the link.