School image
Expiring soon

Head of Theology, Philosophy and Religion

Shrewsbury House Preparatory SchoolSurbiton

IAPS Day Prep School for 345 boys aged 7 - 13

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

Term time only plus 3 days either side of term

We are looking to appoint a committed, passionate full-time Head of Theology, Philosophy and Religion (TPR). The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher with strong motivational, communication, leadership and administrative skills and will have the ambition and drive to help this department and the Preparatory School to continue its impressive development. Experience in teaching TPR is essential. The ability to teach pupils to Common Entrance and Scholarship level, and willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the School, are also essential. Experience in leading a department is desirable.

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. Shrewsbury House operates a generous pay scale.

Job description, information on the school and application form can be found on the school’s external website ( by clicking on Vacancies.  Applications should be emailed to the HR Administrator at The closing date is Friday the 16th of April midday but applicants will be considered as they are received. The school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process and 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.


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

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.