Below are vacancies that are currently available at our school.

Under each advert are links to relevant documents including application forms and job descriptions.  Alternatively, documents can be requested via email by contacting Mrs Harte in the school office using the email address



KS2 Class Teacher

Job Title: KS2 Class Teacher

Start date:  September 2024

Salary: MPS/UPS – suitable for ECTs

Contract: Full time, temporary in the first instance until 31st August 2025


Lower Wortley Primary School wishes to appoint a committed, caring and highly effective teacher to work in our Key Stage 2 team. This post will either be in the Year 3/4 team or the Year 5/6 team, depending on the strengths of the successful candidate.  We are a friendly school that works hard to ensure that children fulfil their potential and prepare for the next stage of learning and life.

We welcome applications from ECTs and are able to provide a full induction programme supported by our ECT provider. We also welcome applications from experienced, main scale and upper pay scale teachers wishing to continue their career in a supportive and welcoming school.


The successful candidate will: 

  • Be an exemplary classroom practitioner with high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and learning
  • Actively contribute to the year group team and play a full role in the whole life of the school including our extra-curricular provision
  • Be committed to ensuring that learning is effective for all children, including those with SEND
  • Have a clear understanding of how to use assessment to identify learning needs in order to support the development of all children
  • Be hardworking, organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and their families
  • Demonstrate the ability to be an effective subject leader and contribute to the implementation and monitoring of our school curriculum
  • Show dedication to our curriculum drivers of citizenship, ambition and resilience.

Our school can offer a professional culture that includes:

  • Respect and Understanding – politeness, consideration and care for all
  • Equity – everyone treated fairly according to their needs
  • Promotion of Welfare – ensuring physical and mental health, and positive wellbeing
  • Collective Responsibility – shared aims and accountability
  • Everyone a learner – thoughtful and reflective improvement

If you would like the opportunity to work as part of our teaching team, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Tours of the school are highly recommended. Please contact the school office on 0113 3230152 to arrange a time to visit.

CVs are not accepted as part of our application process.

Any questions about the application process, please contact Mrs C. Harte – Business Manager.

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs C. Harte at by midnight on Sunday 2nd June 2024.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th June 2024. 

If candidates have not received an invitation to interview by Friday 7th June 2024 then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure, a comprehensive social media/internet search and suitable references.  The successful candidate will also be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.