Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Please note Morley Memorial Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks and a disqualification declaration are required for these posts. Before applying for a position please take the time to familiarise yourself with the  following important documents.

Safeguarding policy 2017-18

MMPS Whistleblowing Policy Oct 2017

Visits to the school are both welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit or find out more about any of the vacancies please contact the school office on 01223 508786 or email

All letters of application and completed application forms should be sent to

If you are applying for a post as a teacher please complete a MMPS Teacher-Employment-Application-Form-Sept 2017 . For all other posts please complete a MMPS Support-Staff-Application-Form-Jan 2017

We currently have the following opportunities available.



Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Salary Scale 2 Point 14-17 from £16,781 FTE
Contract Type: A minimum of 25 hours per week, term time only
Contract Term: Permanent position (subject to a successful probationary period)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our committed and friendly team. This is a full-time role with hours spread over 5 days per week, term time only.
Applicants should:
• have a good rapport with children and be able to engage them in learning
• be able to work flexibly as part of a team with drive and passion to ensure that all children achieve
• be willing and able to share good practice and learn from others
Previous experience of working with children with a range of special educational needs or experience working within keystage 2 would be desirable but not essential.

Closing date: Thursday 1st March 2018
Interviews: Interviews may be held on a rolling basis as candidates are shortlisted

Teaching Assistant Job Description and Person Specification July 2017


Senior Midday Play and Lunch Lead

Scale 3 Point 14-17

We are looking to recruit a Senior Midday Play and Lunch Leader to co-ordinate the work of our dedicated team of midday staff and ensure our children have happy, healthy and active lunchtimes.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys play and being outdoors
  • Is friendly and approachable
  • Is organised and can manage a team effectively
  • Shares our commitment to safe, happy and healthy play
  • Has excellent communication skills

Working hours will be lunchtimes Monday to Friday 11.20-13.20 (term-time only). This post is subject to Enhanced DBS check and disclosure of disqualification from working with children. Closing date for applications: Thursday 1st March 2018

Senior Midday Play and Lunch Leader job description and person spec Nov 2017


Play and Lunch Leaders (Mid-day supervision)

Salary:                        Scale 1c (£7.90-£8.09 ph)

Contract type:           7.5  hours

Contract term:           Permanent

Do you enjoy play and being outdoors?

We are looking to appoint mid-day supervisors  to join our friendly  team at Morley Memorial Primary School, Blinco Grove, Cambridge CB1 7TX

Working hours are Monday to Friday 11.30-13.00 (term-time only). Overtime hours may be available

Candidates must:

  • Have the desire to lead safe and stimulating play
  • Be committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding children
  • Be able to work as a team

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS check and disclosure of disqualification from working with children.

Midday Supervisor Job Description and Person Specification October 2017

Playworker Required for Spectrum


Scale 1 point 10-12 (£8.09-£8.36)


Want to get paid to play? Working to facilitate fun indoors and outside, all year round!

Morley Memorial Primary School have Playwork vacancies due to internal promotion, and we’re looking for new members to join our team of staff to provide a play-based childcare provision for children in Breakfast, After-School Club and Holiday Clubs (Spectrum). Spectrum is a fun and busy club, where the children feel at home in a welcoming and stimulating environment. Breakfast Club provision runs from 0730-0845 and After-School Club from 1500-1800 Monday to Friday during term-time. Optional Casual Hours are available between 0800-1800 in school holidays and teacher training days.

We currently have vacancies for afternoon hours however there may be scope for additional hours at breakfast club, during school lunchtimes and holidays. Hours are open to negotiation but letters of application should indicate availability.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, conscientious and aware of their duty of care to the children in the setting. Flexibility and teamwork skills are obviously crucial, as is a sense of ebullience and the desire to play. Successful applicants will be expected to adhere to all policies and procedures of the setting and undertake appropriate training to compliment any existing qualifications and experience.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1st March 2018

Interview will be held on a rolling basis as candidates are shortlisted

 Playworker Job Description and Person Specification July 2017