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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


£32,000 - £35,000 - dependant on skills and experience


Full time

Job Advert Role Description

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

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 some excellent, sector leading practice.

We are now looking for exceptional and highly motivated Curriculum Lead to continue to drive the college to further success.

Ideally the successful candidate will:-

  • 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 the well-established and supportive 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 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 ensure our young people’s needs are met
  • Take responsibility of delivering relevant training and development to staff in order to improve skills
  • A PGCE and a detailed knowledge of Further Education and the full range of externally accredited courses, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications is required, ensuring the best possible standards are delivered and that the education delivered complies with relevant statutory regulations, guidelines, governance and quality standards.

Our provision focuses on promoting independence and preparing students for their future destinations.  No two days will be the same, so you will need to thrive in a busy working environment with excellent drive, focus and project management.  For this role you must hold a full driving license.

You will:

  • Share our passion for high aspiration and achievement for all
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be highly organised and adaptable.

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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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