We are seeking to appoint reliable and motivated individuals who are looking to gain valuable hands-on experience working in a Catering environment.


The successful applicants will deliver high-class catering to our students as well as to guests at functions and special events. As part of the Catering team there’s the opportunity to learn Barisata skills in our Café, silver service at evening functions such as House Dinners and some Chef skills if keen to get involved with the kitchen teams.

Staff have access to a suite of online training courses which can be used as part of personal and professional development. We also train the Catering teams in areas such as COSHH, RIDDOR, basic food hygiene, H&S as standard.

Due to the nature of being a boarding school, the department works across seven days, but do enjoy a non-working period over Christmas holidays as the school shuts down. Casual staff work on a zero-hour basis on an hourly rate of £9.09. The College pays for an enhanced DBS which candidates can keep ongoing by subscribing to the DBS Update Service, this allows for flexibility if looking to go to University or Gap year and return to work during the holidays etc.

We offer straight shifts only; no split shifts and rotas are done in advance to ensure staff can retain a good life/study balance. Naturally for zero-hour staff flexibility is key and there’s the opportunity to pick-up last-minute shifts to cover department absence.

Key Information

  • Contract: Casual Zero-Hour Basis
  • Employment Location: Framlingham College Senior and Prep School
  • Closing Date: Applications will be viewed upon receipt, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.
  • Interviews Week Commencing: To be confirmed

About Us

Framlingham College is a co-educational boarding and day school which comprises the Prep School, in the beautiful surroundings of Brandeston Hall, and the Senior School which is set in stunning surroundings in the market town of Framlingham. Curiosity and inquiry are at the heart of a vibrant learning culture and at Framlingham College we believe that every child should experience the joy that is to be found in learning. A Framlingham College education aims to nurture essential skills and habits – adaptability, teamwork and good decision-making for example – by weaving them into the curriculum. We are determined to prepare our young people for their adult world.

Recruitment Pack

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role together with an application form. Applications will only be accepted by application form. Completed application forms are to be emailed to recruitment@framlinghamcollege.co.uk before the closing date, posted to:

The Human Resources Department
Framlingham College
College Road
IP13 9EY

or alternatively, upload your application form, cover letter and CV by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.

We welcome all applications, especially from independent thinkers, creative minds and inspirational people. We very much look forward to receiving your application.

Framlingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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