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 marguerite.haye@mackworthhouse.com 

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. Closing date for applications is the 20 November 2018.

Speech and Language Therapist Job Description

Speech and Language Therapist Person Specification 

 Residential Team Leader

We have an exciting new vacancy for a full-time qualified Team Leader to join our growing school. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment. Applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the specific needs of autistic pupils and a track record of leadership and management.  Please download the following documents for further information. Closing date for applications is 16 November 2018.

Residential Team Leader Job Description

Residential Team Leader Person Specification 

 Residential Learning Support Worker(s)

We are seeking some Residential Learning Support Workers to join our growing school. You must be able to work well in a team environment and encourage participation and a passion and energy for delivering quality care. Please download the following documents for further information. Closing date for applications is 16 November 2018.

Residential Learning Support Worker Job Description

Residential Learning Support Worker Person Specification

Teaching Assistant(s)

We are seeking some Teaching Assistants to join our growing school.  Required to start as soon as possible, we expect an experienced teaching assistant who will offer classroom, individual, behavioural and administrative support. You will need to be flexible, have a desire to work with pupils and a calm and authoritative manner. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is considering a career in teaching or for someone qualified but seeking further school experience. You must be resilient and be able to use your initiative to assist the pupils to achieve their outcomes. You will be expected to work 40 hours per week.  Please download the following documents for further information. Closing date for applications is 24 November 2018.

 

Teaching Assistant Job Description

Teaching Assistant Person Specification