Shiplake College offers boarding and day school facilities for boys from 11-18 and girls from 16-18. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Shiplake offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

We strive to recruit the best possible teaching and support staff to drive the College forwards and ensure we continue to provide the best possible rounded education for our pupils. Our recruitment selection and disclosures policy can be downloaded here.

For all teaching appointments, a willingness to participate in the varied extra-curricular life of a busy boarding and day school is essential. Shiplake has its own salary scale; teacher salary pension scheme; free lunches and suppers if you have a late teaching commitment and use of the gym; accommodation may be available on site and further paid responsibilities may also be available. Excellence in the classroom and an ability to inspire young people are paramount and non-negotiable.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer gap year placements.

Current Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

To Apply 

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact, Moya Flynn, HR Manager on or 01189 405 218.

To apply for a current vacancy please complete the relevant application form provided and return, with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, via email to

If you should have any queries regarding employment at Shiplake College, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be prepared to undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and a DBS check. The school is an equal opportunities employer.