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Cotswold Chine School

Cotswold Chine School is an independent special school for children and young people with complex learning needs and associated social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

s one of the few schools in the country to adopt a truly trauma-informed approach to care, therapy and education, Cotswold Chine School is internationally recognised for its expertise in helping young people to overcome trauma and other difficulties associated with adverse childhood experiences.

Set in the heart of the beautiful Cotswold countryside, the school is able to take up to 60 boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 19. As well as providing places for up to 18 day students, Cotswold Chine School is registered as a children’s home providing care and accommodation for up to 42 children and young people from across the UK for 39-week through to 52-week placements.

About our school experience


An understanding of SEN and a trauma informed approach
Learn more about the teacher training options
Develop skills for support SEN students in a variety of settings
Observing lessons and different teaching styles

Start and finish times
8.30am to 5pm - Flexible

Candidates can start later of finish earlier depending on the level of experience they are looking for. Someone on a PGCE course may do the full day in be involved with planning where as someone looking for TA experience may work 9am until 3.30pm.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings, Smart casual

Teacher training

We have supported teachers to develop from Teaching assistants through Education degrees with local providers then as non qualified teachers seeking qualified status.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Photo identification: Passport or Driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

We offer experience throughout the academic school year

School experience type
In school


Box, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 9AG
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Yes - on site parking provided

Onsite free parking

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Box, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 9AG
School phases
Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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