The British School of Brussels

Belgium
seeks a

Assistant Head - Secondary School

effective August 2019

Position Description

Located in the beautiful town of Tervuren, near the university city of Leuven, BSB is a not for profit, inclusive fee-paying international school with 1,350 students from approximately 70 countries. There is an Early Childhood Centre for children aged 1-3. Our Primary School offers a bespoke curriculum with integrated learning themes that are inquiry based and skills driven. Whilst British-based, it is uniquely adapted to the needs of our international and multicultural student body. Students in Year 10 & 11 study for (I)GCSE and BTEC courses. Post-16 students can choose from three internationally recognised pre-university examination courses: English A Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or BTEC. BSB has outstanding facilities and is the only international school in Belgium to have its own 25m indoor swimming pool. With an excellent record of academic achievement, BSB students go on to attend a wide range of top universities across the globe.

The role:

  • To work closely with the Head of Secondary and Deputy Heads to ensure the ongoing and future success of BSB
  • As a member of the Extended Leadership Team to contribute to the vision and strategy for the school.

Please see Candidate brief for detailed information.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is Monday 25 February 2019 at 12.00 (CET). 

Please note that only applications sent in using the application form on the BSB website will be considered. No other submissions will be accepted. 

Please include the names and addresses of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates. Due to GDPR, please note that you need to request your referees' approval. 

If you submit your application, you will receive an automated acknowledgement. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please check the email address and resend your application. 

Longlisted candidates may be contacted by Skype and will be informed about this well in advance. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview at the school on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 March 2019 

The details of the remuneration package will be sent to the candidates invited to attend the selection procedure. The package, in brief, will include an attractive salary which will be commensurate with the significance and importance of the post and the experience of the successful candidate in addition to other attractive terms and conditions, including children's school fees provided at 100% discount (if appointed from outside of Belgium). 

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have not heard anything further from us by the end of the first week of March, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

"The British School of Brussels is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment." (with reference to the most recent KCSIE)

Application Deadline

25 February 2019

Website

www.britishschool.be