Rift House Primary School

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TEACHING ASSISTANT (fixed term until April 2022, in the first instance)


Band 5 – pro rata

32 hours per week – term time only


Required as soon as possible, a Classroom Assistant to support teaching and learning in the early years for 32 hours per week.


Applicants should possess a high level of basic skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and flexibly with children with a range of social communication, emotional, behavioural difficulties. Knowledge and experience of working with children in reception and nursery in a school setting is essential.



‘Rift House is a strong, cohesive community based upon an affective partnership between home and school. Leaders work hard to empower and encourage parents and carers to take a more active role in the education of their children. The school is – as its mission statement states- an ‘inclusive, reflective and responsive school’ that challenges, inspires and motivates both staff and pupils.’                                                 Ofsted - November  2018

 Rift House Primary School prides itself on making a real difference to all children regardless of their circumstance. The school has received external recognition for exemplary achievement with specific groups of learners particularly pupil premium and boys. If you would like to be part of a team which adopts a ‘child-up’ approach to teaching and learning, where initiatives are implemented for real purpose and where the well-being of staff is considered crucial then please apply.


“I envisage a school that will enable all children regardless of circumstance performing similarly to one another, achieving the highest levels of attainment, whilst accessing a curriculum tailored to suit and support individual need.”

D.A.Turner      Headteacher


As a school we actively promote internal career progression and provide personalised support and CPD. The successful applicant will be given full induction and guidance throughout their professional journey.

Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement.


This 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 successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check (previously known as CRB).


Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to Jayne Laycock at the main office or via email jlaycock@rifthouseschool.org.uk

Closing Date: Friday 17th September 2021