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Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls, aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone.

We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best suitable people, irrespective of any characteristics to create a diverse non-discriminative environment, where everyone is treated with dignity and respect to ensure the very best in the delivery of excellent learning and teaching to our students.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. Please note, it is an offence to apply for any positions if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

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Felsted Leads the Way: New Programme Supports Teachers at the Start of Their Careers

A serious shortage of teachers in the region has prompted Felsted to devise its own unique programme to encourage and support new teachers, and keep them in the job for longer. 

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