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Gladstone Primary Academy


Gladstone Primary Academy is a great place to work. We have loyal and dedicated staff and delightful children. We are able to offer excellent development and future opportunities across the Thomas Deacon Education Trust (TDET).

For more information regarding any post and an electronic application pack, please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or e-mail

For current vacancies please keep an eye on the following website for up to date information on TDET staff vacancies:

Volunteers and Work Experience

Gladstone Primary Academy welcomes applications from people who would like to volunteer at our school.

Initially, all volunteers will be considered for a Reading Buddy position before further consideration is given to any other role. 

If you would like to apply to be a Reading Buddy with us, please complete the application form and return it to  We will then review your application and will invite you in for an interview if we think you might be suitable for the role. 

Please note, all positions as volunteers are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS so, please ensure you complete the application form fully for us to consider you.

We also welcome applications for work experience from students who are currently at TDET Academies.  If you would like to be considered for work experience, please speak with your course tutor and then email us at outlining the experience you need us to provide and how long for.

We are committed to supporting initial teacher training and work with several ITT and SCITT providers. We always balance the Academy's capacity to provide the required support to ensure that placements are successful for both the trainee and the Academy. We favour providers where we currently have a relationship but we are not averse to working with other institutions. Please get in touch if you would like to speak with us about a placement.