Key Stage 3 Teacher, Brussels, Belgium

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British Junior Academy of BrusselsBrussels, Belgium

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Start date: 27/08/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The British Junior Academy of Brussels has expanded in order to offer places in Year Seven from September 2019 and Year Eight in 2020. The development is in response to parent demand and confirms the Governors’ vision to be the only authentic Preparatory school in Brussels. The school already has an excellent record of feeding pupils into top European and British independent schools including Eton, Westminster, Magdalen College, St Mary’s Ascot and James Allen's Girls School, and continues to attract high calibre British and international families.

The school is seeking an experienced Key Stage Three teacher with a strong background in UK Preparatory education and the ISEB curriculum. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach a range of subjects in a form setting and collaborate with other subject specialist teachers as required. Candidates with specialised experience teaching Science, Mathematics, or Humanities are preferred. 

This is an opportunity to join the school at an exciting stage of development and use previous knowledge and experience to assist with defining the new character and culture of the upper year groups in the school. The position will suit a person who enjoys a strategic level challenge; can lead in a collaborative style and understands the importance of pastoral care in an international setting.

The British Junior Academy of Brussels (BJAB), established in 1992, is located in the diplomatic residential area of Brussels close to the main institutions of the EU, NATO, major NGOs and offices of multinational companies. Our reputation as a high quality provider of the National Curriculum of England is recognised in the community and by our 2016 “Outstanding” rating. We encourage and expect excellence from all our pupils and place emphasis on independence and self-motivation. 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 PTA. The school has approximately 200 pupils and a teaching staff of 30. 

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.

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).

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 2 years teaching experience.
  • Any degree.
  • PGCE or PGDE, iPGCE, UK Qualified Teacher Status or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Criminal background check
  • Over 24 and below 39 years of age


More about British Junior Academy of Brussels
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Boulevard Saint Michel 83, Brussels, B-1040, Belgium. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +32 2 732 53 76
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