Job Description

Framlingham College is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school for pupils aged 3-18. The College embraces pupils with a wide range of interests and abilities and offers a huge number of co-curricular activities and sports that complement our academic curriculum and enrichen our pupils’ experience. We believe that learning happens within and beyond the classroom; our pupils and staff have high expectations of and for themselves within a supportive and aspirational environment. We believe in instilling curiosity, a spirit of enquiry and a love of learning for learning’s sake, in every pupil. Our vision is to equip our young people with the habits and knowledge they need to thrive in their future adult world.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, dynamic, and highly motivated residential Sporting Assistants to work at our busy day and boarding schools. This is an exciting opportunity predominately aimed at graduates who are interested in a career in the education sector and keen to build up valuable work experience. We would also accept applications from exceptional school leavers. Candidates should be experienced and confident to train in at least one of our main team sports (Rugby, Hockey, Netball or Cricket), but also willing to support in other areas of sport. Specialism in Hockey or Cricket would be advantageous.

Working across both Prep and Senior School, successful candidates will have the opportunity to work across departments and will be involved in all areas of school life (Sport, Music, Drama, Art as well as supporting Academic subjects).

Opportunities for further training and qualifications may be available for the right candidate.

This position is offered on a fixed term basis commencing September 2024 until the end of the academic year. The successful candidate will receive £12,596 per annum plus rent-free furnished accommodation (including all bills), meals during term time, as well as complimentary membership to our leisure centre.

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

Application forms can be found using the following link:

Should you have any questions or queries, please contact the HR Department on 01728 723789 or email

Closing date: Midday 14th June 2024 

Interviews: TBC

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 and online social media check.