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Founded in 1964, St John’s International School is a private non-profit educational institution. It is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS).
Browse the website and our video segments to get a more detailed idea of the St. John's community.

What we are looking for from faculty members


St. John’s International School is proud to employ teachers who demonstrate the values, support the vision, and help us achieve the mission of our school. Teachers at the school fully support the ethos and educational approach, both in theory and in action. 

 

vacancies

St. John's International School

Brussels, Belgium


Closing date: 02 Apr 2018

Position: LOWER PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER (Tentative)

Duties of the Lower Primary Teacher include:

Teaching and Learning:

  • Ensure that students experience coherence in their learning through the implementation of the PYP.
  • Use inquiry across the curriculum, addressing the competencies, experiences, learning needs and styles of the students.
  • Provide a learning environment in which students can work independently and collaboratively.
  • Integrity, honesty, and fairness in promoting the cultures, languages, identities and self-esteem of all students
  • Encourage students to take meaningful action as a result of their learning.

Requirements of the role:

Essential Qualifications and Strengths:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree and Teaching Certificate.
  • At least five years teaching or associated experience.
  • Experience of teaching the PYP.
  • Demonstrated contributions to a positive school environment.

Desired Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to St. John’s Guiding Statements.
  • Demonstrates educational leadership and is a role model to faculty and staff.
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop a collegial, collaborative and positive atmosphere amongst the faculty.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
  • Is a life-long learner.
  • Is flexible and has a sense of humour.
  • Commitment to putting in additional hours as needed.
  • Interest in living and working in Belgium.

Terms and conditions

  • Date of commencement of the position: mid-August, 2018.
  • CV, letter of application (which shows how your experience relates to the categories within the job description and which is no more than two pages in length) and names of three referees to be sent to the school HR Manager, Anne Marchi, at recruitment@stjohns.be 

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St. John's International School

Brussels, Belgium


Closing date: 15 May 2018

Position: SUBSTITUTE NURSE

Introduction

The substitute nurse attends the St. John’s infirmary from 8am to 4pm and provides health support to students and staff, when the resident nurse is unavailable for work.

Responsibilities

Medical Care

Care for anyone who becomes ill or injured on campus throughout the school day:

  • Assess the nature of illness or injury and take appropriate action 
  • Provide medication or care as required 
  • Communicate with parents, teachers and other staff as necessary

Required qualifications

  • Registered nurse with current licence
  • Experience in emergency/pediatric/general nursing
  • A valid work permit 

Preferred experience, skills and qualities

  • Working knowledge of the French language
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Positive, flexible and calm in emergencies 

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV to recruitment@stjohns.be 

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St. John's International School

Brussels, Belgium


Closing date: 02 Apr 2018

Position: UPPER PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER (Tentative)

LOCATION
Waterloo, Belgium

REPORTING LINE
Primary Principal

CONTRACT TYPE
Two-Year Fixed-term, followed by permanent contract after mutual agreement

SCHOOL PHASE
Primary School

SALARY
SJIS internal scale

Duties of the Upper Primary Teacher include:

Teaching and Learning:

  • Ensure that students experience coherence in their learning through the implementation of the PYP.
  • Use inquiry across the curriculum, addressing the competencies, experiences, learning needs and styles of the students.
  • Provide a learning environment in which students can work independently and collaboratively.
  • Integrity, honesty, and fairness in promoting the cultures, languages, identities and self-esteem of all students
  • Encourage students to take meaningful action as a result of their learning.

Written curriculum:

  • Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the written curriculum through the Scope and Sequence documents, Program of Inquiry and unit planners.
  • Participate in regular reviews and updates of curriculum documentation.

Assessment:

  • Ensure assessment is integral to planning, teaching and learning throughout the school.
  • Understanding and use of a range of assessment practices to recognize the individuality of each student.
  • Provide opportunities for self-assessment and reflection, and feedback on learning to inform students and parents.
  • Maintain student assessment data to provide evidence of learning over time.

Requirements of the role:

Essential Qualifications and Strengths:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree and Teaching Certificate.
  • At least five years teaching or associated experience.
  • Experience of teaching the PYP.
  • Demonstrated contributions to a positive school environment.

Terms and conditions

  • Date of commencement of the position: mid-August, 2018.
  • CV, letter of application (which shows how your experience relates to the categories within the job description and which is no more than two pages in length) and names of three referees to be sent to the school HR Manager, Anne Marchi, at recruitment@stjohns.be by April 02, 2018.

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St. John's International School

Brussels, Belgium


Closing date: 10 May 2018

Position: PRIMARY ART TEACHER – PYP SPECIALIST

Duties of the Primary Art teacher include:

  • Plan and teach practical art sessions according to PYP guidelines
  • Connect art lessons and projects to Programme of Inquiry in a multi-disciplinary approach, as appropriate.
  • Ensure regular assessment procedures are implemented, including documenting, providing feedback to students and regularly reporting to parents.
  • Teach critical thinking skills so that students can appreciate, describe, analyze, interpret, compare and contrast works of art and design.
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners, especially English language learners.
  • Develop, enhance and document existing curriculum, while ensuring continued coordination and alignment within the Department
  • Organize art room and art materials, and order art materials as needed.
  • Display student work in appropriate display areas, and organize annual Primary art exhibition.

Requirements of the role:

Essential Qualifications and Strengths:

  • Expectation of at least Five Years Teaching or associated experience.
  • Proven record of successful teaching.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts or equivalent.
  • Teaching Certificate.
  • Bilingual fluency in English and French
  • Creative and energetic.
  • Commitment to inquiry-based teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated contributions to a positive school environment

Terms and conditions

  • Date of commencement in the position: mid-August, 2018.
  • CV, letter of application (which shows how your experience relates to the categories within the job description and which is no more than two pages in length) and names of three referees to be sent to the school HR Manager, Anne Marchi, at recruitment@stjohns.be by MAY 10th, 2018.

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Actively supports our system of education and the regulations of the school.

Sees learning as a journey undertaken in the context of the community including students, parents, alumni, staff, and faculty. 


Brings strong subject knowledge and educational expertise to his or her teaching and fully commits to continuous learning through professional development, coaching and collaboration.

Differentiates effectively and proactively in the multi-cultural, multi-lingual classroom environment, ensuring non-native English speakers and students with diverse learning needs are encouraged and challenged to reach their own potential.


Embraces the multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment of St. John’s, encouraging engagement from all students and parents to become full participants in the life of the school.

Communicates openly and effectively with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, parents and community members to understand needs and issues while supporting the learning of each child and the ethos of the school.


Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills in the classroom, in the staff room, and in all aspects of school and personal life.

Collaborates with colleagues to ensure teams are engaged and successful, initiatives are carried out, and instruction is based on understanding and addressing student need.


Is knowledgeable about curriculum design and development and the developmental needs of children.

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Shows the capacity to inspire students to learn


Is organised, efficient and judicious with time commitments.

Is able to use technology in the classroom to enhance learning, to develop curriculum and ensure effective communication about student progress and achievement (e.g. Smartboard, Moodle, Studywiz, Blackbaud etc.).


Commits to supporting the child, the team, the division, the school and the community through teaching as well as volunteering time and energy to initiatives and events outside the classroom (clubs, sports, fine arts, parent programmes, learning academies, etc.).

Demonstrates a sense of humor and ’can-do’ attitude.

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