YL sites - various locations
Advertising Salary
£672 - £765 per week plus statutory annual leave payment

About The Role

Do you have a proven track record in leadership? Can you deliver operational excellence? Are you passionate about providing outstanding educational experiences for young people? If this sounds like you, we’d love you to join our team here at St Albans.

As a Centre Manager, you will:

  • Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the centre according to established standards and objectives.
  • Manage the course budget and finances.
  • Work collaboratively with the host school, sales team, parents and agents to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure an excellent overall experience for students.
  • Oversee the supervision, support and discipline of students, maintaining a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Induct and provide leadership to all course staff, establishing a positive and collaborative working environment.
  • Be on call and respond to emergencies as they arise, demonstrating quick thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ensure the well-being and safeguarding of students is prioritised at all times.
The dates we are looking for a Centre Manager: 
  • 25th February 2024 to 2nd February 2024.
  • 8th March 2024 to 16th March 2024.
  • 24th March to 27th April 2024. 
  • 2nd June 2024 to 17th August 2024.

About You

We are looking for candidates who are:

Leaders You lead and inspire teams, ensuring effective collaboration and communication.

Responsible You consistently prioritise the safety and well-being of our young learners and keep safeguarding at the heart of everything you do.

Organised You thrive in high pressure situations and demonstrate a methodical and meticulous approach to tasks.

Approachable You are friendly and easy to approach and create an atmosphere where staff and  students feel able to share concerns or issues.

Culturally sensitive You demonstrate an understanding of cultural differences and ensure an inclusive and respectful environment.

Enthusiastic You are passionate about working with young people and providing outstanding educational experiences.

We are especially interested in hearing from candidates with expertise in any of the following areas:

  • Previous management or leadership experience in an academic and/or residential environment
  • Pastoral or welfare experience
  • Safeguarding knowledge and experience

About Us


Our school in Hertfordshire provide both staff and students with excellent premises and facilities. As well as a competitive salary, staff will also benefit from:

  • Free accommodation and meals
  • Holiday pay (paid on top of salary for any accrued but untaken holiday)
  • Company paid induction upon arrival onsite
  • Company pad DBS check
  • Regular CPD sessions to enhance your professional development and opportunities for promotion/future work.
  • Discount of 50% on a future CELTA course after successful completion of a full summer contract.

Opportunities for future career growth

Working for Bell on our Young Learner courses offers a valuable experience for individuals looking to develop their career in management. You will develop your skills in planning, leadership, communication, teamwork, time management and youth engagement whilst making a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of young people.

For individuals seeking longer term work, we also have opportunities for further work, year-round, on our residential courses.

Apply now to join our team and play a key role in shaping unforgettable experiences for young learners.

Safer Recruitment

Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment:

  • A DBS/Police Check will be requested in the event of a successful application (this will be paid for by Bell).
  • We do not accept DBS Checks undertaken by other organisations (unless you are on the update service).
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • All references will be followed up and reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

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