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Speech and Language Therapist




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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time


£20 per hour


14 hours per week over two days (term time only, maternity cover contract)

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.

We are looking for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to join our dedicated Therapy team on a fixed term, part time basis. This role is to cover maternity leave for 4 months, between the end of August until the end of December.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work proactively to manage a large caseload of learners with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder 
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a wider multi disciplinary team
  • Carry out both formal and informal assessments
  • Manage, plan and provide therapy sessions
  • Liaise and feedback to Learning Support Workers, parents and other staff members
  • Devise, monitor and reassess tailored targets
  • Engage with and contribute to education meetings and transition plans for learners
  • Deliver training if required
  • Maintain contemporaneous case notes
  • Manage and maintain a total communication approach to the environment.

Travel between campuses is required so a full driving license is essential for this role.  Experience of working with children with autism and/or additional needs is essential. 


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.

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 at 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

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.


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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