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Curriculum Lead




Priory Coleg Wales, Coleg Gwent, Blaendare Road, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 5YE

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




37.5 hours per week - 7.5 hours per day

Job Advert Role Description

Priory College South Wales is an independent, specialist co-educational college for young adults aged 16-25 with Asperger’s syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders, SEMH and a range of additional complex learning and communication needs. The college was set up in partnership with Coleg Gwent, the largest further education college in Wales, to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of our young people.

The college is a high performing, thriving, independent specialist provision recognised by Estyn as even having excellent, sector leading practice.

Priory College South Wales has an exciting opportunity for a Curriculum Lead to be based in Pontypool, South Wales.

We are looking for an exceptional and highly motivated Curriculum Lead to continue to drive the college to further success. Ideally you must be able to:-

  • Provide inspiration, motivation and vision to help take the college even further forward
  • Provide a relentless focus on enabling all learners to raise their achievement within our learning community and beyond
  • Work in partnership with your colleagues, both in the college and the wider Priory network of schools and colleges to ensure the college continues to be highly regarded in all aspects of its provision
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate all aspects of Education
  • Be a team player, happy to work closely with and manage the well-established and supportive education team
  • Be resilient, dynamic and committed
  • Have an understanding of both traditional and alternative educational models
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of working with children and young people, to liaise with their families and to work within a multi-agency setting with other services and professionals
  • Be a Safeguarding and Prevent Officer in order to safeguard our young people to ensure their needs are met
  • Take responsibility of delivering relevant training and development to staff in order to improve skills.

For this role you will need a PGCE, a detailed knowledge of Further Education and the full range of externally accredited courses, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications.  You will also ensure the best possible standards are delivered and that our education provision complies with relevant statutory regulations, guidelines, governance and quality standards.

Due to the nature of this role you must hold a full driving licence and have access to a car.

What we offer:

  • Full training
  •  On-going training and Career progression
  •  Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  •  Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  •  Online benefits and cash back rewards
  •  Cycle to work scheme
  •  Dental Insurance
  •  Travel Insurance
  •  SMART Pension option
  •  Healthcare Cash Plan
  • £1,000 monthly lotto.

Division DBS info


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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