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Broad-based eclectic curriculum is delivered by a talented teaching team, much praised by parents.
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Shrewsbury House is an academically rigorous school. The boys, from 7 -13, are able and will benefit from being stretched intellectually and nurtured pastorally.

Teaching at Shrewsbury House affords one the opportunity to prepare boys for some of the most competitive world-class senior schools. The following schools are regular destinations for our boys: Charterhouse, Cranleigh School, Eton College, Epsom College, Hampton School, Harrow School, King’s College School (Wimbledon), Kingston Grammar, Radley College, Reed’s School, Shrewsbury School, St John’s School, St. Paul’s School, The Royal Grammar School (Guildford), Tonbridge School, Wellington College, Winchester College and Westminster School. We recruit subject specialists who have experience in a variety of different spheres. Opportunities for extensive CPD abound and staff members are encouraged to attend a course regularly.

Teaching at Shrewsbury House is not for the faint-hearted and it will only suit those who are committed to delivering a world class education and genuinely love what they do. Teaching at Shrewsbury House is about empowering boys and creating an environment in which everybody is somebody and where boys are prepared for life, not just for a future school. We cater for the academically gifted as well as all-rounder candidates.

Shrewsbury House is committed to providing the very highest standard of teaching and pastoral care possible. Our staff is dedicated and incredibly generous with time, going to great lengths to ensure that each boy settles in quickly, is well looked after and happy at school.

We recognise that our teachers are our greatest asset, and therefore, ensure that our recruitment, induction, training and opportunities for growth, are designed to recruit and retain staff who are experts in their field. 


Shrewsbury House School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of an enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure, satisfactory references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.


Shrewsbury House School is an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, are followed at all stages of the selection procedure.

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  • Vacancy for Teacher of Sport and Computing - The Rowans School

    FROM JANUARY 2018 Full time, permanent

    Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

    The Rowans School is a popular and successful co-educational pre-prep for children between the ages of 3 and 7, situated in Wimbledon.

    The Rowans Pre-Preparatory School, which joined Shrewsbury House School Trust on 1 August 2017,  is  seeking to appoint an experienced Teacher of Sport and Computing to start in January 2018.

    Job descriptions, information on the school and an application form can be found on the School’s external website ( by clicking on Vacancies at the top of the page.  Applications should be emailed to the Human Resources Department at  The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 29 September 2017, but applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 October 2017.

    Shrewsbury House School Trust does not use recruitment agencies to recruit, so please do not contact us.

    Job description for Teacher of Mathematics and Computing - The Rowans School

  • Vacancy for Teaching Assistant - Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep

    Permanent, term time only plus 3 days before and after each term

    Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep School (formerly known as Shrewsbury Lodge School) in Esher, Surrey is an independent day school for boys and girls aged from three to seven years. It was founded in 1912 and is part of the Shrewsbury House School Trust and is administered by a Board of Governors.   It is a happy School with a welcoming environment.

    We are seeking  to find a capable and friendly Teaching Assistant to come and join the team at Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep School in 2017 to assist with our small classes.

    We need an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant (KS1)to join a team of dedicated professionals, Level  NVQ3 qualifications are essential.  The successful candidates will work well as part of a team, and have good communication skills. Our thriving independent pre-prep school has a reputation for academic, sporting and musical excellence, and offers a friendly working environment, well-resourced, purpose-built classrooms and the latest ICT facilities. This full-time, term-time post would suit enthusiastic candidates with lots of energy and a proven track record of experience of working with young children.

    In return we can offer you

    • Generous terms and conditions of employment on the Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant Payscale with membership of the support staff pension scheme.  Your starting salary will be determined by your level of relevant  experience and qualifications
    • Opportunities to develop your career
    • Lots of support from friendly, caring and professional colleagues
    • A small school environment where you really get to know the children as individuals
    • Other benefits such as on-site parking, delicious free freshly cooked lunches during term time, on-site weekly fitness sessions and lots of social events throughout the year for staff.

    If you would like further details, please visit the School website

    Job description for Teaching Assistant - Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep


  • Vacancy for Headmaster’s Personal Assistant

    Required to start as soon as possible -IAPS Day Prep School for 320 boys aged 7 - 13

    Average class size 15 - Maximum class size 18. c 43 full time teachers

    Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

    We are looking to appoint an experienced and resourceful Personal Assistant to the Executive Headmaster of the Trust, who is responsible for three Schools.  The successful candidate will be polished, professional and highly organised with excellent IT skills, assisting in all areas of running the Schools and helping promote them.   A willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school is essential as is willingness to help organise and oversee a wide range of events throughout the School year.

    Founded in 1865, Shrewsbury House School is a thriving, highly successful and active school attracting committed, inspirational and dynamic teachers. Pupils move on at 13+ to a range of strong day and boarding schools. In addition, there is Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School (formerly Shrewsbury Lodge School) in Esher and The Rowans School in Wimbledon, which has recently joined the Trust.

    Applications should be emailed to the HR Administrator at by 5pm on Friday 22nd September 2017.

    Job description for Headmaster's Personal Assistant

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