Felsted’s Apprenticeship Programme is aimed at talented individuals aged 16 to 24, who are looking for a step into a great career. A Felsted Apprentice will gain real hands-on work experience, with the opportunity to study a nationally recognised qualification.

We have been rated 'Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate

Why choose Felsted?

Founded in 1564, we are a leading independent, co-educational, day and boarding school, situated in the picturesque village of Felsted in North Essex. In 2014 we celebrated our 450th anniversary, one of only a handful of schools in the country have claimed this historic milestone. As a Felsted Apprentice, you will benefit from:

  • Studying a nationally recognised qualification
  • Developing new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Working with highly dedicated and knowledgeable staff
  • On the job training
  • Opportunities to enhance professional development
  • Competitive salary, which is higher than the Government's minimum hourly rate
  • Free lunchtime meals
  • Free and unlimited use of the Felsted Gym

Types of Felsted Apprenticeships

Felsted Apprenticeships are based on the national apprenticeship framework that consists of four main parts; an NVQ, a technical certificate, functional skills and the Employment Right and Responsibilities. Felsted currently employ over 500 friendly and professional staff that include Teachers, Administrators, Gardeners, Cooks, Lifeguards, Matrons, Life Models, Painters, Electricians, Sport Coach’s, Nurses, Librarians, Fitness Instructors and many more professions.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

When Apprenticeships become available, they are advertised here and on the National Apprenticeship website. Opportunities can become available during the course of the year and can last between one and five years, depending on the Apprenticeship undertaken. To apply for an Apprenticeship, you must be living in England, aged 16 or over and not taking part in full-time education.

If you would like to discuss any job opportunities at Felsted, please contact our Human Resources Department on 01371 822622 or email

Felsted School are committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.