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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).
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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. 

 

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St. John's International School

Brussels, Belgium


Closing date: 25 Aug 2018

Position: PRIMARY COUNSELOR

LOCATION
Waterloo, Belgium

REPORTING LINE
Primary Principal

CONTRACT TYPE
Replacement contract for maternity cover
August 20th,2018 – November 16th, 2018

SCHOOL PHASE
Primary (K-G5)

SALARY
SJIS internal scale

ADVERT CLOSING DATE
AUGUST 25th, 2018

SJIS BACKGROUND

Founded in 1964 by the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ), St. John’s International School joined the Inspired group of schools in September 2016 (http://inspirededu.co.uk). St. John’s International School is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS), the most recent re-accreditation being in 2012.

Requirements of the role:

Essential Qualifications and Strengths:

  • Expectation of at least Five Years Counselling experience. 
  • Bachelor of Psychology or equivalent.
  • Bilingual fluency in English and French.
  • Creative and energetic.
  • Demonstrated contributions to a positive school environment.

Preferred Experience and qualities:

  • Successful student leadership experience.
  • Proven ability to work with other teachers and administration.
  • Successful experience in international schools.

Terms and conditions:

  • Date of commencement in the position: August 20th, 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 August 25th, 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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