Work at St John's

Founded in 1964, St. John’s International School is a private, non-profit educational institution. We are accredited by the Council of International Schools(CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA).

The school is situated in a pleasant residential part of French-speaking Waterloo, within easy walking distance of local shops and amenities. Waterloo and the surrounding area offer a great way of life whether you are joining solo or with your family. The centre of Brussels is easily reached by car or tram. This world city offers all of the cultural, economic and other attractions of a political capital.

We offer an excellent package to members of staff, a comprehensive induction programme and a very warm welcome to St. John’s in what we trust will be a long and happy career with us!

So, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our HR department at 

Boarding Assistant
St. John's International School
Brussels, Belgium
07 May 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic live-in boarding assistant to work in the boarding house for 28 hours per week during the school term. Duties are generally in the morning, after school/evenings and at the weekend, with some flexibility to work around other commitments and potentially another job. The role would especially suit someone who is interested in gaining experience of working with young people. Initially, the role would be from January until June, but there could be the possibility of extending beyond this.

  • Work as an effective member of the boarding community to promote the holistic well-being of all boarders
  • Foster open communication and nurture authentic and professional working relationships to support boarders’ pastoral and academic needs
  • Maintain a firm but fair attitude that is consistent and in keeping with the policies and practices of the Boarding House and be attuned to the overall, everyday needs of the boarders and report any concerns to the
  • Helping to oversee study time, meals, bedtime & wake up routines and room tidiness
  • Dealing with minor medical concerns including the issuing and recording of basic medication.
  • Assist with the boarders’ after school and weekend trips and activities programme
  • Assist with pre-term set-up and end of term close-down of the boarding house.
  • Lead by example, presenting as a positive role model to the students

Terms and conditions

  • Date of commencement in the position: 6 January 2020.
  • 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 by 12 June 2020.
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