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Team Leader (term time only)




Farleigh FE College Frome, North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£18,270 per annum


Average 45 hours per week, term time only

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a Team leader for our site in Frome. As a Team leader will provide support to the Senior Team Leader and will be required to run shifts including organising and monitoring the performance of staff, administering of medication, preparation of reports and managing student’s budgets.  This must be achieved within a pressurised environment where the ability to respond swiftly and appropriately is essential especially when called upon to diffuse difficult situations. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our students is always paramount.

The successful candidate must hold NVQ level 3 / level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce and be prepared to work to level 5. You will be calm under pressure, an excellent communicator and be able to offer a high degree of flexibility.

Farleigh Further Education College, Frome, is an independent specialist residential college for young people aged 16 to 25 with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome and associated complex needs including behavioural difficulties.

The college has eight residential houses in the community each with its own identity, working ethos and dedicated team of staff. This provides learners with the opportunity to experience independent living in a range of different settings.

We aim to provide every young person with an individually tailored programme of education, care, work experience, leisure and life skills and training within the community, to enable them to live as independently as possible.


A clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend

What’s next?

To apply, just click 'Apply Now' below. Our application form captures information to help keep our children safe so thank you for taking the time to complete it.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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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