Teaching Assistant, Cotswold Chine School, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Teaching Assistant at Cotswold Chine School

Full Time – Permanent

Cotswold Chine School, part of Novalis Trust, is a small independent residential and day special school for young people aged 7-19 years. The school is trauma informed, attachment focused and relationship based supporting young people who in some cases have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who as a result have complex needs.

Teaching Assistants have a crucial role in the school, through establishing key relationships with students, and through these relationships supporting engagement, motivation and skills development.

What we offer:

  • Training delivered by experts in their field, as well as nationally regulated qualifications and other CPD opportunities
  • Being part of a community setting, with fantastic team relationships and staff support
  • Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday-Friday
  • Term time only


  • A keenness to learn and a willingness to implement our model of approach and best practice models in education
  • Kind, caring, adaptable and reliable
  • An understanding or experience of Education settings

This is an opportunity to join the school at a time of growth and development in professional understanding of trauma and attachment disorders.

Starting Salary £18,147.00 Teaching Assistants with relevant experience will be placed at the appropriate level of the pay scale.

Closing Date: 12th June 2021

For an Application form and job description please apply in writing to:

HR Department, Novalis Trust, Ebley House, 235 Westward Road, Ebley, Stroud, Glos GL5 4SX United Kingdom.

Alternatively please e mail: jobs@novalis-trust.org.uk  (Please check your spam as well as your inbox folder for our response)


Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.