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Learning Support Worker (Maternity Cover)




Priory Coleg North Wales, Ty Dewi Sant, Rhosddu Road, Wrexham LL11 0ZX

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£14,450 per annum


40 hours per week term time only (8.30 - 16.30)

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to employ a proactive and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our learner support team.

This is a full time position to cover maternity leave for 4/5 months, with potential to go permanent part time afterwards.

Duties will include working 1:1 with learners in a college environment and also to work on independence and employability skills.  A certain degree of flexibility is essential for this role as hours are based around the learner’s timetable and learners will be in different colleges.  This is a term time role to cover maternity leave.

Applicants must have achieved, or are prepared to work towards, an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care/children and young persons and have experience of working within the educational/care environment.

It would be preferable if applicants had previous experience of working with students with special educational needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions.  A knowledge of welsh language is also desirable but not essential.  Staff may be required to work outside term time if training is required. 

The successful candidate will hold a full clean driving license with access to their own vehicle as travel to other colleges in the area may be required.

Priory College North Wales is a specialist further education college for learners aged 16-25 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. Priory Coleg North Wales works in partnership with Coleg Cambria to deliver mainstream education with tailored support in education, independence and communication skills.

Priory College North Wales also offer bespoke tailored programmes for students including therapies.

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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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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