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ASC School Teacher

Queenswood SchoolHerefordshire

Due to our growing student numbers, we are seeking a full time ASC School Teacher to join our outstanding multi-disciplinary team.  Previous experience of working with this population is desirable but not essential.

Priory Education is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed teachers in the sector

Do you thrive on change and challenge and long to make a real difference

Are you looking for something very different?

Can you meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable and challenging children in the education system?

Are you resilient, positive, calm and committed to maximising pupils achievements?

Does that sound like you?  Then you could now join Priory Talocher School in Monmouth.

Talocher School are looking for:

A passionate and innovative teacher who can quickly and effectively engage their students

An outward looking and highly motivated teacher who can lead in their area share best practice

An enthusiastic and well organised team player

Aware of how emotional, social and mental health difficulties may impact on learning and the strategies that can be deployed to support the pupils in and outside of the classroom.

We welcome applications from teachers with enthusiasm and proven outstanding teaching ability, who can work within the diverse demands of the school whilst developing its recognised strengths and attributes.

Autism can present very challenging behaviours and staff must have the confidence and emotional resilience to deal with the challenge that Autism presents.

The successful candidate will join an established team of care, education and specialist therapy professionals working together to support student progress and will receive a bespoke induction package.

Experience in a Special School setting or in managing challenging behaviours would, of course, be an advantage – but this exciting post could also suit a newly qualified teacher with an interest in and desire to learn more about special needs. Attractive rewards, flexible hours and strong teamwork are all part of the package.

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.

Talocher School is a specialist school for girls and boys aged 7 to 19 with with social, emotional and mental health needs some also have an ASC diagnosis. We currently have registration for 60 students. The school provides a warm, welcoming and flexible environment for young people who are unable to attend mainstream education because of their additional learning needs.


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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