The British School of Brussels

The British School of Brussels

Enrichment Graduate Assistant & Football Coach

Country

Role Type

Belgium

Coaching

Posting Date

May 6, 2022

Role description

starting August 2022


BSB is a not for profit, inclusive independent international school comprising 1,350 students from approximately 70 countries. Located in the parkland of Tervuren, we enjoy world class facilities set within an inspiring green campus, yet near all the amenities of the university city of Leuven and the capital city of Brussels. But what makes our school an exceptional place to learn and grow, and what really sets us apart, are the relationships we build, the culture of kinship we foster and the pursuit of quality in everything that we do.


We are committed to providing a vibrant and engaging holistic education for our students in a harmonious atmosphere. With everyone learning and working together to inspire success, we have created a thriving community with the notion of ‘one school’ at its heart. By balancing academic endeavour with pastoral care, and classroom-based learning with enrichment opportunities, we provide our students with the best opportunities possible to broaden their aspirations and horizons.


Our curriculum is British based and uniquely adapted to the needs of our international and diverse student body. There is an Early Childhood Centre for children aged 1-3. Our Primary School offers a bespoke enquiry-based curriculum. 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. Our Enrichment programme is exceptional, offering over 100 activities per week.

As one of the top performing schools in the world, BSB students go on to attend a wide range of top universities across the globe. We believe that our exceptional student outcomes and top world rankings are really a happy by-product of our unique culture built on care, curiosity and collaboration.


As one of the top performing schools in the world, BSB students go on to attend a wide range of top universities across the globe. We believe that our exceptional student outcomes and top world rankings are really a happy by-product of our unique culture built on care, curiosity and collaboration.

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, hard-working, and passionate individual who has a keen interest in Sports Coaching and Administration.


The Role

BSB is seeking a recent graduate who can offer football coaching. Skills and experience in other sports would be very desirable, along with a commitment to playing a wider part in this busy and energetic school.


The Sport Enrichment Team compromises 30 members of staff and has a strong administrative/planning aspect which the successful candidate would be expected to also support. Strong organisational and communicative skills are essential and an efficiency with IT important.


A suitable candidate may be invited to remain at the school for an additional 2 years to complete UK teacher training in Physical Education.


What BSB can offer you:

Coaching

To lead a football team in European and local competitions / to support with other sport clubs at recreational and competitive level
Operational:

Planning and executing field and event site set-up
Assist with staff organization and scheduling
Create tournament manuals and check-in instructions
Communications:

Proactively contact and respond to teams, team’s managers, and coaches about their responsibilities after registering for tournaments. This communication entails emails and phone calls.
Other Duties

Assist with daily tasks leading up to a tournament – including kit prep, inventory taking and sport specific page creation
As a school, our global reputation continues to grow. As a faculty, we have established ourselves as a beacon for sport throughout European International Schools with our highly successful and competitive Enrichment programme and ever-evolving core PE programme.


The Person:

Commitment to the BSB Guiding Statements
Committed to achieving the best at all times for BSB students
Belief that in learning and in life more is achieved together than alone
Committed to the safety and wellbeing of BSB students.
Be eligible to work in Belgium

In return, we offer:

A one year, full-time contract
On the job training
Interesting position in an international environment
An attractive salary – BSB Operational scale – Band 2 representing a minimum of € 32.349 and maximum € 50.559 gross per year, depending on the years of relevant experience) and extra-legal benefits including hospitalisation insurance, extra pension payments, luncheon vouchers, free use of the BSB sport facilities

Application process:

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 16:00 (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.


Short listed candidates will be invited to interview at the school by the end of May.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have not heard anything further from us by mid-June, 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)

BSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our community.

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