Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

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 and Child Protection Policy 2020

Safeguarding Policy (Covid 19 arrangements) April 2020

MMPS Whistleblowing Policy. Mar 2020

Teaching Assistant – Level 2 

Level 2 –  5 days a week (30 hours per week), (30 hours per week, to be allocated between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm by arrangement). Permanent to start 5th September 2022

Salary Scale 2 5-6 (£19,650- £20,043) Pro rata – Term-time only. 

In order to further support  the changing needs of our school we are looking to extend our Teaching Assistant Team.  We are seeking to appoint four caring teaching assistants to join our committed, professional and friendly team.        Could you be one of the people we are looking for?

We would be particularly interested in hearing from applicants who:

  •  have experience in or a desire to work in Early Years  and/or
  • have experience of successfully supporting children with  communication and interaction needs or a desire to do so and/or
  • have experience of successfully supporting children who are new to English and/or
  • have experience of successfully supporting children with SEMH needs or a desire to do so and/or
  • have a good rapport with children and are able to engage them in learning
  • have high expectations for pupils’ work and behaviour
  • are able to promote the aims and values of the school
  • are able to work flexibly as part of a team with drive and passion to ensure that all children achieve
  • are willing and able to share good practice and learn from others 

The successful candidate will be expected to meet all aspects of the job description.   Teaching Assistants working at Level 2 are expected to be flexible, able and willing to work with different age groups and children as required (including those with medical, challenging and/or complex needs)

We offer opportunities for continuing your professional development.

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. The above post is subject to the receipt of good references and enhanced DBS checks.

Final date when applications will be considered:  9am on Monday 11th July 2022.   Interviews are likely to be held on 15 July 2022.

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

Salary: from £9.79 NJC Scale Point 3 (dependent upon qualification and experience)

Contract type: Casual or Permanent hours potentially available

Morley Memorial Primary School have Playwork vacancies for qualified and unqualified individuals to join our committed and enthusiastic ‘Spectrum’ team. Spectrum provides high quality play-based childcare. Our provision is open as follows:

  • 7.30-8.45 (Monday – Friday term-time) “Breakfast Club”
  • 3.00-6.00 (Monday – Friday term-time) “After-School Club”
  • 8.00-6.00 (Monday – Friday during school holidays) “Holiday Club”

With afternoon vacancies from Summer 2022, we’re looking for new members to join our team of staff to provide a play-based childcare provision for children. Spectrum is a fun and busy club, where the children feel at home to play as they choose in a welcoming and stimulating environment. Applicants should be enthusiastic, patient, conscientious, reliable 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 enthusiasm 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. *there is scope for additional hours at breakfast club, during school lunchtimes (11.45-1.00) and casual hours during school holidays. Hours are open to negotiation but letters of application should indicate availability.

.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
  • Hold a relevant Playwork or childcare qualification or be interested in studying to gain one

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th June

 Interviews: during the week of 11th July

Morley school is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with this, applicants will be vetted through Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) checks regarding disqualification from working with children. 

Please contact the school office for an application pack. 

Playworker Job Description and Person Specification March 2020


Finance Officer 

An exciting opportunity to join our administration team in a part-time role as Finance Officer.

The salary is 2020 NJC scale 10-13 (£11.05-£11.73 per hour/£21,322-£22,627 FTE, to be pro-rated for part time working). The hours of work are 15 hours per week 52 weeks per year. 

Flexible working hours will be considered to allow for childcare or other commitments.

We are particularly interested to hear from candidates who:

  • are able to accurately input data into financial systems
  • have experience of BACs runs
  • have an eye for detail and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy

We are a happy, friendly school with a supportive staff team. Our aspirations for the children will be achieved by providing the teaching staff with excellent office support. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a finance role in a school, or other organisation, which will enable them to deliver effective management of the school finances in conjunction with the Business Manager. They should also have strong  administration skills and be able to adapt to all aspects of working in a busy school office, show initiative and take the lead in providing a friendly welcome to all visitors, parents and pupils. Strong IT skills will also be an advantage.  Full details of the role are in the job description

We very much look forward to receiving your application.  

The closing date for applications: ongoing

Shortlisting will be based upon each applicant’s capacity to demonstrate how they meet the criteria. Applications will be reviewed on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. 

Morley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references.


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