Pastoral Manager (Centre Lead)

We wish to appoint a Pastoral Manager (Centre Lead) to manage the day to day operations at one of our centres. The successful candidate will have effective behavior management skills, experience of managing challenging behaviour and be passionate about working with young people, particularly those who have become disengaged. We are looking for an individual who is able to manage multiple priorities in a busy centre, ensuring that safety and welfare of young people is paramount at all times. MYL believes that all young people attending our school can achieve and succeed with the appropriate support and guidance and our staff teams work hard to achieve this goal which can often be challenging but extremely rewarding.

Previous experience of working in a PRU or of inner city schools would be advantageous but not essential for this role.

The school is part of Manchester Young Lives, a charity that has been working with children and young people in the city since 1973.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application forms must be returned either via email to or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF.

Manchester Young Lives is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced with barred list information check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Closing Date – Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (9:00am)

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