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Nursery Lead Teacher and Co-ordinator

Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory SchoolEsher

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Nursery Lead Teacher and Co-ordinator to teach in our School Nursery and to lead and co-ordinate the team, working with the Senior Leadership Team to build on our success, support the continuing growth of our Nursery and provide our youngest children with an exceptional introduction to their educational journey. We aim for academic excellence combined with outstanding pastoral care throughout our school.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified teacher with QTS who has experience of teaching in a Nursery, ideally with some experience of leadership within an EYFS team.

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive, positive, caring professional with excellent communication and inter-personal skills to lead the team, to inspire the children and to help showcase the Nursery to parents.

This role is term time only plus 3 days before and after each term.

We expect the candidate to make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school and embrace the school Values of Teamwork, Resilience, Aspiration, Care and Kindness (TRACK).

In return we can offer you –

- Opportunities to develop your career, especially in leadership

- A friendly, fun professional working environment where values matter

- Caring, supportive, experienced colleagues

- A small school environment where children love coming to school and enjoy learning

To discuss this 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

Closing date for applications: 5 pm Friday 21st May though applicants will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process.

Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 24th May.

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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