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Curriculum Lead

Reference

PRI57162

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum - dependant on skills and experience

Hours

37.5 hours per week

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

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

Aspris 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 you will be able to:-

  • Provide inspiration, motivation and vision to help take the college even further forward.
  • 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 Aspris 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.
  • Team player, happy to work closely with the well-established and supportive team.
  • 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.
  • Safeguarding and Prevent Officer in order to ensure our young peoples needs are met.
  • Take responsibility  of delivering relevant training and development to staff in order to improve skills.

Required:

  • A PGCE and a detailed knowledge of Further Education and the full range of externally accredited courses, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Ensuring the best possible standards are delivered and that the education delivered complies with relevant statutory regulations, guidelines, governance and quality standards.
  •  Share our passion for high aspiration and achievement for all

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be highly organised and adaptable

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.

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.

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.

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 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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Closing Date

31/01/2022