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1 to 1 Learning Support Assistant

Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory SchoolEsher

Fixed Term Contract to start as soon as possible

32.5 hours per week, term time only

Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep 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.

Shrewsbury House Pre-Prep School are seeking a capable and friendly 1 to 1 Support Assistant to come and join the team to work with an individual child in one of our Key Stage 1 classes. The successful candidate will work well as part of a team, have good communication skills, and have a calm and caring approach. Their own value set should fit well with our school TRACK values (Teamwork, Resilience, Aspiration, Care and Kindness). Experience of working with children, including those with particular support needs, would be beneficial, though not essential.

There will be the opportunity to be involved in our wraparound care and holiday club programmes, both of which will provide additional income to the base salary.

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. We offer the opportunity to work with and learn from our experienced team of staff and be part of the extended Shrewsbury House School Trust family.

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

To speak to someone at the School about the vacancy please contact Jon Akhurst, Head (e-mail:

Job description, information on the school and application form can be found on the school’s external website ( by clicking on ‘About Us’, ‘Vacancies’. Applications should be emailed to the HR Administrator at by the closing date of Friday 24th of September at 5pm. Applications will be considered as they are received and the School reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process.

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


Shrewsbury House School Trust 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 satisfactory enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure and other checks, references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

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