The British Junior Academy of Brussels (BJAB) is located in the diplomatic residential area of Brussels and the diverse intake is reflected in our proximity to the main institutions of the EU, major NGOs and offices of multinational companies. Our reputation, since 1994, as a high-quality provider of the National Curriculum of England is recognised in the community and by our 2019 'Excellent' rating by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). The report can be accessed here.
We encourage and expect excellence from all our pupils and place emphasis on independence and self-motivation. Our current Year 6 pupils will be progressing to a range of first-choice schools including Westminster Under (with scholarship), St Mary’s Ascot, Magdalene College, Oxford, British School of Brussels and a variety of international schools across Europe. Our ethos is grounded in providing a safe, caring, respectful, tolerant and disciplined environment where high standards prevail in all areas of school life. The parent body is active and engaged in supporting the educational aims of the school and providing a lively social dimension through the Parent Teacher Association. The school has approximately 200 pupils and a teaching staff of 30. Please visit our website for more information: www.bjab.org.
BJAB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates will be subject to background checks in line with British Overseas Standards.
BJAB requires a qualified primary teacher for Key Stage 1 and 2 classes. Successful candidates must have the following qualifications:
- An excellent knowledge of UK education and the National Curriculum of England
- Qualified Teacher Status
- At least 1 year's teaching experience in a British school (preferred) or a British international school
- English as a first language
Applications without these essential criteria will not be considered.
We look for teachers with the ability to support, nurture and challenge children from a range of backgrounds and starting points. Creativity and flexibility, professional rigour and integrity, expectations of high standards, high levels of pastoral care and support are the hallmarks of our professional team.
Working at BJAB offers:
- A competitive salary based on years of teaching experience
- Lunch vouchers for each working day
- Ecological product vouchers up to 250 eur, in June
- Transport compensation
- Pension plan
- Hospitalisation insurance (family included)
- Opportunities for professional development and advancement with responsibilities within the school
This position will begin in August 2020. Applications are invited from suitable candidates and prior contact by telephone or email to the Headteacher is welcomed. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial interview with our Senior Leadership Team. The second round of interviews will be held in London with the Headteacher on the weekend of 18 April 2020.
If interested, please submit a completed application form, a cover letter and your CV (optional).