Employability Programme Manager (Ardwick)


35 hours a week

£31,757 – £34,609 (starting point dependant on experience)

This position is primarily based in Ardwick


Manchester Young Lives does education differently. We building trusting relationships that enable young people to feel respected and safe, facilitating engaging creative personalised learning programmes that leave young people with SEND believing they can succeed. We are looking for a passionate values driven professional who will support young people in our Learning Hubs to believe in themselves and achieve their aspirations.

MYL is recruiting for an Employability Manager to lead our Post 16 programme in Ardwick for young people 16 – 25 with SEND. You will need the skills to manage the multi-disciplinary team providing a flexible and engaging curriculum of learning alongside high levels pastoral support and enrichment activities. You will work with colleagues and partner agencies to coordinate admissions and meet young people’s needs, including acting as Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This is a full-time year-round role but we are happy to consider job shares, reduced hours or flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application forms must be returned either via email to [email protected] or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF. Please ensure you complete the final section of the application from, giving information as to how you meet the person specification.

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

The closing date for completed application form is Monday the 10th of June.


If you need further information, or you would like to discuss any aspect of the role, please ring Beth Aze, Head of Operations, on 0161 437 5923