Job Description

Job Description

About us:

GREAT THINGS START HERE! BSC-Education Young Learners (BSC YL) runs English summer courses across the United Kingdom, Ireland and France for international students aged 8-17 years old.

British Study Centres Young Learners is a British Council accredited organisation (UK centres) based in Brighton which has been an ELT industry leader since the 1930’s. BSC YL’s summer language centres offer students an excellent Academic programme, an exciting social programme and the chance to make memories they will never forget.

We’re currently looking for a hardworking, empathetic and responsible Welfare Manager to manage student welfare at the Manchester City Football School (June 25th – August 20th) and to lead the Welfare team to safeguard young learners and take a leading role to implement pastoral care provisions at our Salford University residence.


The BSC – Young Learners (BSC YL) Sports Education Course at the Manchester City Football School is a unique experience for team members and young learners.

BSC YL students combine football training and English language learning with BSC YL – Manchester City Football Language Courses. Boys and girls will follow Manchester City’s training philosophy and methodology in sessions led by Manchester City Footballs School’s professional football coaches.

BSC YL Welfare Managers collaborate with Centre Management to ensure that all safeguarding procedures are implemented across the Football School and at the Salford residence. The Welfare Manager ensures that the Welfare team are actively supporting student welfare, coordinating with the host centre to plan laundry or cleaning duties and carrying out all COVID19 preventative measures to ensure students are thriving within their sporting environment.

For full details of the Manchester City Football programme, please visit our website


Whilst supporting the Centre Manager, the Welfare Manager focuses on managing the care, safety and wellbeing of the students at the centre whilst leading the Welfare team to ensure that school rules, policies and procedures are followed.

Duties include:
• making sure student pastoral care ratios and supervision remain consistent,
• attendances taken
• being aware of special requirements
• installing emergency procedures
• completing risk assessments
• acting as the centres Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO).

*The full job description is available on our website –


The ideal Welfare Manager candidate will have previous Management experience, a genuine interest in Football and experience mentoring Young Learners working within a summer school setting.

The Welfare Manager should:
• Have the full right to work in the UK/or Ireland
• Be available throughout July and August
• Be motivated, collaborative, dedicated and professional
• Care about the welfare of Young Learners
• Demonstrate proven organisational skills
• Be computer efficient
• Be available to attend a 4-day Induction at BSC YL Central (1 week before the centre opens)

**All successful candidates will need to pass 2 stages of recruitment and pass role specific assessments.


• Competitive salary depending on Management experience and the number of students in attendance at the centre (£420-£470 per week)
• Management contracts will run for the duration of the centres opening
• Managers work 6 days a week and at least 8 hours a day
• Working hours may be unsociable due to evening activities, night duty and the times of student arrivals and departures
• A professional reference provided as well as opportunities for continuous professional development (CPD)

Safeguarding at BSC YL
BSC YL is committed to safeguarding and maintaining the welfare of children. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy:
• Two references (including most recent employer) will be followed up and all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
• Reference requests ask specifically whether there’s any reason that they shouldn’t be employed in situations where they’ve been responsible for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
• This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS, PVG or Garda) before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.
• Proof of identity and qualifications will be required at the interview stage. Only those with the right to work in the UK are eligible for any BSC YL position.
• Every team member will be partake in English UK training to Level 1 and Prevent training prior to working with Young Learners. Management will complete specialist safeguarding Level 2 training.
Our Company Values
Aim Higher: We proactively make suggestions and solutions for challenges and opportunities.
Collaborate: We are team players -we treat everyone with respect and understand that we succeed collectively, not as individuals.
Communicate: We communicate in a timely way with clarity, respect and transparency.
Customer Focus: We seek to provide consistent high-quality experiences that customers will remember.
Employee Focus: We seek to reward and recognise excellence and innovation within our employees.

Apply today and speak to us tomorrow. What are you waiting for? GREAT THINGS START HERE!
How to apply: Please send an email application with a CV and covering letter to Lee Hall, YL Operations Manager. Email address: