Committed to excellence in education. 

 


Founded in 1964, St. John’s International School is a private, non-profit educational institution. We are an IB continuum school committed to excellence in education through inquiry-based, child-centred teaching and learning. We are accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA). We are part of the global group of premium Inspired schools providing opportunities for professional development and networking across the world.

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 train. 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.

Open Positions

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, grooming, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys. 
  • Develop and encourage age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
  • Provide a stimulating environment for young learners with activities and resources easily accessible. 
  • Maintain a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and report concerns to staff and parents. 
  • Help children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies. 
  • Ensure children are learning positive behaviors and provide guidance on approved discipline, as needed.
  • Prepare children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school. 
  • Keep records relating to child care and share notes with the Lead Teacher on a regular basis. 
  • Work with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.

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Role and responsibilities

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Written curriculum
  • Collaborative planning
  • Assessment
  • Leadership and Structure
  • Resources and Support

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Our School maintains a list of qualified substitute teachers who can be called at any time to replace an absent teacher. Most absences are planned.

Substitute contracts vary in length from just one day to as long as one year. Candidates must be already established locally and either be EU citizens, or have the necessary permit to work in Belgium and/or ID Belgium card.

Candidates will be registered through the Randstad temp agency before they commence teaching or will work under a St John’s replacement contract if the replacement is planned for more than 1 month.

We are currently specifically looking for a substitute teacher specialized in Physical Education and a Bilingual English/French teacher to cover a maternity leave.

If you are interested in this kind of role and would like to be placed on our call-up list, please make yourself known to us recruitment@stjohns.be, along with the area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.


Safeguarding Statement

Inspired are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and if successful you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles and values of our organisation.

Any successful applications will also be required to undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an a police check as well as completing any relevant safeguarding assessments.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Inspired Education is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organisation, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Inspired makes hiring decisions based solely the skills, experiences and attributes needed to continue to deliver excellence.