Learning Support Worker

Priory Education
Pontypool, UK
02 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Priory Education and Children's Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Priory Coleg Wales is looking to employ a proactive, confident and enthusiastic Learning Support Worker to join our team.

This is a term time contract and a certain degree of flexibility is essential as hours are based around the learners' timetable and learners may be based in different colleges. Hours will normally include 09:00 am -16:00 pm Monday - Friday 5 days per week.

Duties will include working with allocated learners in the college environment, offering support with academic work and building on independence/ employability skills through our ILS (Independent Living Skills) Programme.

It would be preferable but not essential if applicants had previous experience of working with students with special educational needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

Staff may be required to work outside term time if training is required.

Priory College South Wales is an independent, specialist co-educational college for young adults aged 16 to 25 with Asperger's syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders and associated conditions based at Pontypool. The college was set up in partnership with Coleg Gwent, the largest further education college in Wales, to meet the academic, scoial and emotional needs of our young people.
For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children's Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
About us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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