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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 2 Gap Students


    TWO GAP STUDENTS for 2017-18 academic year

    Shrewsbury House School -  IAPS Day Preparatory School for 320 boys aged 7 - 13
    Average class size 15.  Maximum class size 18. c.43 full time teachers
    One gap student is required for the whole year, the other for the Spring Term to the end of the Summer Term.

    Shrewsbury House School in Surbiton is looking to appoint one further Gap student to join the team, one vacancy is for the whole academic year from September 2017 to July 2018, the other is to start in January 2018 to July 2018.  The Gap students would be involved in supporting the following subject areas:  Sports, Maths, English, Art and DT plus other subjects.  Also giving support to certain year groups.  The Gap students would also be expected to become involved in and provide support to the wider community of the school.

    Founded in 1865, Shrewsbury House 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. 

    Job description, information on the school and an application form can be found on the School’s external website ( by clicking on Vacancies. The salary is approximately £7,500 for the full year. The role is term time only.  Applications should be emailed to the Human Resources Department at If you live locally to the School, this might be just the right role for you. The closing date is 5pm on 31 August 2017, but applicants 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 as soon as possible.

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