Assistant Head of Boarding, Cologne, Germany

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St. George’s – The British International SchoolCologne, Germany

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Start date: To Start August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 40 - 55,000. euro's per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Assistant Head of Boarding

St George’s School seeks a well qualified professional to support our team of Resident Boarding Tutors and Head of Boarding in the development and growth of the Boarding House.

The School

Serving the international community in Cologne for almost 30 years, St George’s School combines an enriching curriculum with family orientated care. The school has grown from small beginnings into a thriving community of over 750 pupils, aged from 2-18 and representing more than 40 nationalities.

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school, and we offer both the IB Diploma in our Sixth form.

Our boarding house accommodates approximately 60 pupils aged 14-18 who opt for either weekly or full boarding. It enables pupils from across Germany, and beyond its borders, to benefit from a high calibre of teaching and pastoral care.

One of a group of four schools located across Germany, St George’s offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group.

The Location

Located on a new, purpose built campus on the outskirts of Cologne, St George’s School enjoys direct transport links to the city centre, as well as to the greater area of Cologne-Bonn.

Germany’s fourth largest city, Cologne is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. Situated in the heart of Europe, Cologne offers a high standard of living, as well as numerous opportunities for travel and cultural discovery.

Cologne-Bonn airport is located only 20km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and a high speed rail service connects Cologne to London, via Brussels.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Assistant Head of Boarding to work in our flourishing boarding house.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for pastoral care and a sensitivity to the needs of young people living away from home. The ability to work in a team is a prerequisite.

Our boarding tutors live on site and will teach a limited timetable in our school. This could be supporting the English Second Language programmes, or in other subject areas dependant on skills.

A conversational command of the German language is essential for this role.

Please download our application pack for detailed information. For further details, and to make an application, please visit our website: 

Only applications made through our on-line system will be considered.

Applications should be submitted by the closing date of 28th May 2018. The school reserves the right to contact outstanding applicants in advance of this deadline.

St George’s is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to enhanced background checks.

For any inquires relating to this role, please do not hesitate to contact us directly:

Mr. C. Lewis
   Head of Recruitment
   Tel: 0049 2233 808870

St George’s the English International School, Cologne, Germany.

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More about St. George’s – The British International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: St. George's School Cologne, Husarenstr. 20, Cologne, 50997, Germany
Telephone: +49 2233 80887 0
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