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Early Childhood Centre (ECC) Admin Coordinator

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Starting Sept 2024

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.

Purpose of the role:

To lead reflective practice of the whole of ECC working together under the direction of EY Team Leader and advising on practice, ensuring the best possible progress for all children.

Responsible to: Early Years Team Leader

Areas of responsibility:

  • To facilitate learning by supporting the needs of all children in accordance with the Birth to 5 Matters in the pursuit of high standards of all children achieving the best possible start, particularly in the prime areas of learning and development. Plan, prepare and deliver learning experiences that will provoke wonder and joy.
  • To implement agreed school policies.
  • To be a role model of high expectations and aspirations for colleagues and other members of the school community. Alongside the support of the Early Years Team Leader, facilitate the development of high quality child-centred play-based provision.
  • Contribute to decisions and recommendations about practice, routines and organisation or space, to maximise the achievement of all ECC children.
  • Foster children’s independence, self-regulation and interdependence.
  • Work with Early Years Team Lead to ensure positive transition arrangements in order to support all children, settling into ECC and continuing their learning journey beyond into KG.
  • Be aware of safeguarding procedures, identifying and monitoring children at risk or cause for concern, reporting to the designated safeguarding lead.
  • Attend and contribute to Early Years Team ECC meetings when required.
  • Commitment to developing and maintaining the BSB whole school guiding statements, ensuring collaboration professional learning and ‘one schoolness’ is continually instilled.
  • Keep up to date with best early years practice, local and Kind en Gezin policy, in order to disseminate to colleagues in the setting.


  • Business Administration or equivalent by experience


  • Minimum 4 years in a similar administrative role.
  • Experience in setting up, organising and managing administrative systems and administrative support from scratch.
  • A working knowledge of how a school functions would be an asset


  • High level customer care and communication skills, with a pro-active approach.
  • Excellent logistic, coordination and administrative and IT skills.
  • Ability to draft communications and programs in English at a high standard.
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and disciplined.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work on own initiative.
  • Ability to produce creative and innovative ideas.
  • An organised approach and excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to see something from an end-user point of view.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • A very good level of English (French and/or Dutch would be an asset).

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.

In return, we offer:

  • A full-time (37.5 h/w) term time only, permanent contract
  • On the job training
  • An interesting position in an international environment
  • An attractive salary – BSB Term Time Only Operational scale,
    Band 4, representing a minimum of € 48.598 and maximum € 75.955 gross per year (depending on the years of relevant experience)
  • 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 Friday 29 March 2024 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.

Interviews will be held at the school the second week after the Easter holidays.

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