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Learning Support Worker




Priory Coleg Wales, Unit 82, Cwmbran Leisure, Glyndwr Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 1QS

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£10,850.95 per annum (term time only)


28 hours per week (Monday - Friday, over 4 - 5 days)

Job Advert Role Description

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

Duties will include:

  • Working 1:1 with allocated learners in the college environment
  • Offering support with academic work and building on independence and employability skills through our Independent Living Skills Programme
  • This is a term time contract and a certain degree of flexibility is essential as hours are based around the learner’s timetable and learners will based in one of our campuses in Ebbw Vale, Usk, Pontypool, Cwmbran, Newport or Crosskeys.

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

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.

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 in Torfaen.  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. 

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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