Mackenzie Thorpe Centre

The Mackenzie Thorpe Centre is an independent specialist school based in South Bank, Redcar and Cleveland for pupils aged 5-19

Working together to inspire, support, celebrate and equip autistic and neurodiverse people to fulfil their potential in life.



Careerometer is a tool that can be used to explore and compare key information about your potential career.

This tool helps you to compare national average wages and working hours for up to three occupations.

Try typing in a job that you'd like to investigate and then select a match from the list to see the data 

You can then include a second and third choice to view the comparison if required

Please note that this is national average data, but you can use it to help you get a bigger picture of the potential opportunities.


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Further education colleges in your local area

Redcar and Cleveland College
01642 473132 Corporation Rd, Redcar TS10 1EZ
Prior Pursglove College
01287 280800 Church Walk, Pursglove Centre, Guisborough TS14 6BU
Middlesbrough College
01642 333333 Dock St, Middlesbrough TS2 1AD
Darlington College
01325 503030 Central Park, Haughton Road, Darlington, DL1 1DR
Stockton Riverside College
01642 865400 Harvard Avenue, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6FB
East Durham College
0191 518 2000 Willerby Grove, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 2RN

Careers advice for young people

If you're aged between 13 and 19 your school or college will offer you impartial careers advice. The following support is also available:

  • If you've left school and you're looking for work or you have special education needs, you can meet with a personal advisor to talk through your career options and what further help is available. Contact us to arrange an appointment.
  • Visit the help4teens website.
  • You can contact the National Careers Service for advice and support. This includes careers advice by telephone, web chat, email and text.

National Careers Service:

Education Health and Care Plans

For more information on Educational Health Care Plans visit: