Early Years Apprentice - Framlingham College

We are looking for a confident and motivated Apprentice to join our thriving Nursery and Early Years Department.


The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong communication skills, patience and warmth with a genuine interest in working in early education. You will be providing day-to-day support to members of the Nursery team as well as studying towards the Level 3 Early Years qualification.

The role will be working 30 hours per week, to be worked as per the department needs, plus any study days as the course dictates. Working hours are between 08.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday. This will be a fixed-term contract for the 18-month duration of the apprenticeship.

The annual salary for the first year of the apprenticeship is £13,046 (based on an hourly rate of £6.69), into the second year the salary will be based on the statutory apprenticeship rate, which is age-dependent. We offer a supportive working environment, as well as free lunch each day the kitchen is operational. We offer a number of other benefits including contributory pension scheme and complimentary gym membership.

Key Information

  • Required: As soon as possible
  • Employment Location: Framlingham College Prep School
  • Closing Date: Midday Monday 01 November 2021
  • Interviews Week Commencing: Monday 08 November 2021

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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