The British Junior Academy of Brussels has expanded in order to offer places in Year Seven from September 2019 and Year Eight in 2020. 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.
The school already has an excellent record of feeding pupils into top European and British independent schools including Eton, Thomas’s Battersea, Westminster, Magdalen College, St Mary’s Ascot and James Allen's Girls School, and continues to attract high calibre British and international families.
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 school has approximately 200 pupils and a teaching staff of 40.
The school is seeking an experienced Key Stage Three teacher preferably 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 Mathematics and Computing are preferred.
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.
Successful candidates must have the following qualifications:
- An excellent knowledge of UK education and the National Curriculum of England
- Qualified Teacher Status
- At least 3 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. This position is not suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers.
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
- Transport compensation
- Pension plan
- Hospitalisation insurance (family included)
- Opportunities for professional development and advancement with responsibilities within the school
This position will begin in September 2021. If interested, please submit a completed application form. Our Headteacher, Mrs Sarah White, also welcomes cover letters and CVs in addition to the standard TES form.
British Junior Academy of Brussels
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 11 years