Working with Us

Mackworth House is taking on an exciting new journey.  We want dynamic people to join our friendly team. In this fascinating and rewarding setting, you will need resilience and emotional maturity and a genuine passion for working with autistic pupils. Are you motivated and dedicated when coming across new challenges? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from YOU.  

We offer a great place to work and continuous professional development and training, staff who are keen to share their expertise and excellent working conditions and resource. We have an exciting curriculum, a great staff team and provide lots of support, guidance, friendship and fun for all our staff.  

Mackworth House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and anyone applying to work at the school must share this commitment. We do not accept CV's as part of the recruitment process, and all applicants must complete an application form.

Mackworth House School is an equal opportunities employer. If you have lived or worked abroad for more than three months since you were 18, you will need to apply to the country where you lived for a police check. We will help you do this, but you will need to pay any costs.

Some posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

When completing the personal statement in the application, please show how you match the requirements in the person specification and give examples from your past work history or life experiences. Applicants who do not do this will not be shortlisted.

Application Form - All  completed applications should be sent to 

Speech and Language Therapist

We have a vacancy for a full-time Speech and Language Therapist. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide specialist Speech and Language Therapy to our children and young people, working collaboratively with the school’s staff to promote their well-being and best interests. You will be involved in the development of diverse, effective and innovative approaches to supporting and developing the functional communication skills of those with complex communication needs. 

Please download the following documents for further information. Further information can be downloaded here:

Speech and Language Therapist Job Description

Speech and Language Therapist Person Specification 




Business Manager

This is an exciting time for an aspiring School Business Manager to join our school. We are looking to appoint an energetic and professional person to join a friendly and dedicated team. The School Business Manager is responsible for managing the strategy and operation of the business functions of our school, including financial management, human resources and compliance. You will advise on and implement the day-to-day support that enables the school to operate effectively and efficiently, and that allows members of the leadership team to focus on teaching and learning.

Further information can be downloaded here:

Business Manager Job Description

Business Manager Person Specification