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Learning Support Worker

Reference

PRI53635

Location

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

Salary

£10,850.95 per annum

Hours

28 hours per week over 4-5 days Monday to Friday (term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people in this sector.

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

This is a term time contract and a certain degree of flexibility is essential as hours are based around the learners’ timetable and learners may be based at any of the Coleg Gwent Campus's: Ebbw Vale, Usk, Cwmbran, Newport or Crosskeys. 

We are currently looking for 2 x Part Time staff.

Duties will include working with allocated learners in the college environment, offering support with academic work and building on independence and employability skills through our ILS (Independent Living Skills) Programme.

It would be preferable but not essential if the successful applicant has previous experience of working with students with special educational needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

Staff may be required to work outside of term time hours if training is required.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Build your career with Aspris; rewards and recognition schemes in place for ongoing service.

You can be part of something special

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Aspris 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 Cwmbran, 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

References

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

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

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Job Description

Learning_Support_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021