Manchester Secondary Schools Manager. Job in Manchester E-Nursery Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425526508-2
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2021
  • Recruiter: The Tutor Trust
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 19:00:00 EST

Job Description

Post Title: Manchester Secondary Schools Manager

Responsible to: Manchester School Partnership Manager

Salary: Salary band £25,001 - £30,001 (dependent on experience)

Holiday entitlement/Pension: Holiday entitlement will be 33 days per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays), Employee Assistance Programme and access to an employee perk-based platform. The Tutor Trust also provides a contributory Government-backed NEST pensions scheme, which is offered to our employees after the qualifying period.

*Tutor Trust is currently operating Hybrid staff working patterns, with an element of WFH offered to all staff

About Tutor Trust

The Tutor Trust is a registered charity which aims to tackle educational inequality in a unique way. Our mission is to 'transform lives through tuition' by making sure every child who needs some additional academic support can access a great tutor. We recruit and train bright university students as tutors in the core subjects of Maths, English and Science and place them in state schools.

We have won multiple awards and are now recognised as one of the most innovative and impactful education charities in the UK. A proudly Northern born-and-bred charity, we serve Greater Manchester, Leeds, Bradford and Merseyside.

Job Purpose:

Manchester Secondary Schools Manager will be responsible for the effective organisation of tutoring programmes delivered in secondary schools within Greater Manchester. You will be responsible for ensuring that our tuition programmes operate effectively and efficiently on a day-to-day basis. The Manchester Secondary Schools Manager lead a team of four and share with schools, the full range of Tutor Trust services, to further promote in all four cities.

Main Functions

Lead on tuition delivery for secondary schools in the Greater Manchester area.
To lead, support and line-manage the activities and ongoing development of three Secondary Schools Coordinators.
To work closely with the SPM and other School Managers to ensure all activities are aligned with Tutor Trust's organisational goals and mission.
To ensure that the appropriate Impact Data is collected from both tutors and schools. This enables our Quality and Finance teams to gather vital evidence of the progress children make when receiving tuition and ensure all schools are invoiced correctly and tutors paid promptly.

To work towards tutoring targets set and assist in providing information that will produce the KPI's required for internal and external reporting.
Support the recruitment team in the effective recruitment and management of over 700 Tutors.
Manage internal communication systems to ensure that information is passed on to Schools, tutors and members of The Tutor Trust team as appropriate.
Effectively record and provide timely information on internal and external databases to support the delivery of tuition.
Provide accurate reports on tuition progress for meetings.
Organise cover for tutors that are absent due to sickness, exams etc.
Provide support as required during the recruitment and training process for new tutors, in partnership with the rest of the Tutor Trust team.
Advertise and allocate tuition to tutors and attend meetings with schools to set up on-going tuition assignments.
Promote Tutor Trust tuition services to all Tutor Trust Schools across Greater Manchester, Leeds, Bradford and Liverpool.
Document and act on all Safeguarding or tutor misconduct in line with Tutor Trust policies and procedures.
Represent Tutor Trust in meetings and present to a range of potential customers.
Develop and maintain new and existing relationships with key contacts within allocated Schools.
Help with preparation for The Tutor Trust events aimed at a range of stakeholders.
Participate with project work.
Any other duties commensurate with the grade and nature of the post

Person Specification

Good candidates for this role will be high achievers, with excellent IT and English skills, diplomatic and inter-personal skills and plenty of initiative.


Excellent IT, CRM (preferable) and software system skills
Educated to degree level.
Must have achieved a minimum of Grade B at GCSE in Maths and English.
Excellent communication skills with ability to establish a rapport and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels and from all sectors.
The ability to work under pressure to cope with multiple demands and deadlines, to work fast and to a consistently high standard.

Excellent organisational skills.
Have strong business development skills, helping to promote The Tutor Trust in a professional and effective manner.
The ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
Be able to write fluently, to think clearly and to grasp new concepts quickly.
To be fully IT literate, particularly to be competent with Microsoft Excel and Access.
Can demonstrate experience of administrative skills in a previous role (either paid or voluntary).


Demonstrate a commitment to the goals and ethos behind The Tutor Trust.
Enthusiasm and ability to contribute to the successful development of The Tutor Trust.
Demonstrate leadership qualities.
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
A willingness to work unsociable hours when required.
Willingness to undergo DBS clearance and be committed to Safeguarding children.
Be a team player but also able to work independently if required to do so.
Have strong organisational skills.

Be able to prioritise and manage tasks.
Excellent time-management skills.
Candidates must be self-confident and have a robust personality.


The job is based on a permanent contract (after a successful 3-month probation period). Your regular place of work will be the Tutor Trust Head Office in Manchester, however the position will also involve frequent travel to Manchester schools and occasional travel to our Leeds, Bradford and Liverpool offices.

The hours of work are 40 hrs per week over 52 weeks (Hybrid working currently in operation). Holiday entitlement will be 33 days per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays) with 3 days of your allocation to be taken over the Christmas period. There will also involve working occasional unsocial hours in evenings and at weekends.

In accordance with our Safer Recruitment policy, this position requires an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.


Closing date for applications: Friday 26th November Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 29th November 2021

Start date: ASAP

Candidates are required to submit a completed application form outlining how they meet the requirements of the role and why they want the role. Please email completed application to Tutor Trust by the above date.

The Tutor Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer

The Tutor Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff, applicants and volunteers to share this commitment