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Working for the GDST

The GDST is a great place to work. Whether you’re a teacher or in administration or support, whether you want to work in a school or at Trust Office, you’ll know you’re playing a part in the outstanding education we give our pupils.

What’s more, we are recognised by Best Companies as one of the top 100 not-for-profit organisations to work for and proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer.

We offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous benefits (pensions, holidays, discounted fees at GDST schools)
  • Access to an extensive training programme and development opportunities (including our Middle Leaders Development Programme and Aspiring Leaders Programme) and to grants for individual courses of study
  • Networking opportunities with other teachers across the Trust to share best practice and develop initiatives that benefit all our schools
  • Rewarding roles beyond teaching in areas such as finance, ICT, Estates, HR, communications and development

Best Companies

The GDST has been rated a ‘one star’ organisation in the 2016 Best Companies employee engagement survey.

This means we are classed as a ‘Very Good’ organisation, and one of the top 100 best not-for-profit organisations to work for.

A Living Wage employer

The GDST is accredited as a Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation. Read more about our commitment to the Living Wage.