Middletown Centre for Autism is seeking to recruit a high calibre Chief Executive Officer

Permanent, Full time Position

Salary:  £65,282 to £70,676 plus substantial reward package

Location: Middletown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland


The Board of Middletown Centre for Autism is now seeking a high calibre and ambitious Chief Executive Officer who will provide visionary leadership to maintain and build on the significant achievements of this dynamic and highly successful organisation.

About Middletown Centre for Autism

Middletown Centre for Autism promotes excellence in the development and coordination of education services to children and young people with autism, and has a remit across the island of Ireland.

The Centre’s work is underpinned by the latest research, developing innovative, evidence-based approaches to the provision of autism services. It delivers expert, research-based guidance and advice to policymakers and education providers in both Northern Ireland and Ireland, as well as offering specialist, second tier autism support services, and an extensive training programme for parents and school staff in both jurisdictions.

Middletown Centre for Autism has an established, and widely recognised reputation for excellence, built on the quality of its extensive range of services, its outstanding leadership and the dedication of its employees and delivery partners. The Centre is firmly regarded as an excellent example of cross border co-operation.

About the Role

This is an exciting role for a new Chief Executive, who will play a pivotal role in supporting the Board to lead the Centre. The successful post holder will be responsible for implementing its strategic vision and direction, and ensuring the objectives and targets of corporate and business plans are met. As Accounting Officer, the Chief Executive is also responsible for ensuring the highest level of financial probity and compliance across both jurisdictions.

How to Apply

For further information and details on how to apply, please refer to the Candidate Information Pack. If you require the Candidate Information Pack and Application form in an alternate format, please email us on MCAceorecruitment@allenpeoplesolutions.co.uk

Click here to download the Candidate Information Pack

Click here to download the Application Pack

Please note that Allen People Solutions has been appointed by the Centre to manage this prestigious recruitment competition on its behalf.

The revised date for completed Application Forms is now that they must be received by no later than Tuesday 12th April 2022 before 12:00 noon to: MCAceorecruitment@allenpeoplesolutions.co.uk or by post to:

Allen People Solutions Ltd

1b Ladas Drive



CVs will not be accepted.

The new revised schedule is as follows:



Advert close date

Tuesday 12th April 2022

Panel Shortlisting

26th April 2022

Psychometric Personality Profile

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete an on-line assessment from 27th April 2022

Interviews and unseen presentation

11th May 2022

Please click here for the Recruitment Privacy notice

Middletown Centre for Autism is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity for all.