Intensive support assistant (EN)

The European Schools are an intergovernmental organisation providing multilingual, multicultural and multinational education.

The European School of Mol is recruiting: An English-speaking assistant ISA for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) in the Primary cycle of the European School Mol.


  • He/she will work closely with the class teacher.
  • Assist teachers in planning, preparing and assisting the SEN student during classroom activities.
  • Provide material assistance with the record keeping of the SEN student's work.
  • Monitor the SEN student's work and assist him/her, if necessary, with additional explanations.
  • Promote the SEN student's good behavior, using positive discipline techniques.
  • Assist the SEN student with personal hygiene if necessary.
  • Observe the behavior and development of the SEN pupil and communicate observations to teachers and the support coordinator (file management: targets and progress, weekly observations).
  • Provide temporary supervision of the class when the teacher is unavailable.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the European School of Mol.
  • Work closely with the support coordinator and the student's teachers and maintain a cooperative and respectful relationship.
  • Work in confidentiality.
  • Participate in various activities that contribute to the general education of the students.
  • Participate in meetings organized by the Management or its representatives.
  • Participate in school visits and trips, as requested by the Management.  
  • Participate with teachers in parents' evenings and information meetings.
  • Participate in pedagogical days and training courses.
  • Assist on administrative tasks according to the needs of the school.

Profile and requirements

  • The candidate has to be a national of a Member State of the European Union or be in possession of an authorization to work in Belgium (valid at the time of application).
  • The candidate will have a degree or qualification appropriate to the role of SEN assistant in the national system
  • Experience with children with special needs.
  • The candidate will have a good knowledge of learning disabilities and their compensation.
  • The candidate will be a native English speaker (mother tongue level or C2)
  • Knowledge of other European School languages (FR/D/NL) is an advantage.
  • First aid training is an advantage.
  • The candidate will be willing to cooperate with colleagues and management and will have good communication and teaching skills.
  • The candidate will have knowledge of the European School system and be motivated to work in a multilingual and multicultural environment.
  • The candidate will have a strong sense of responsibility and an impeccable personal presentation.
  • Candidates have to be in possession of a recent DBS check ("Certificate of good conduct")

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates can send their applications via the school website by 21/08/2022
    Only CVs in Europass format can be considered
  • Shortlisting based on diplomas, resume and motivation letter on 24/08/2022
  • Interview with the selection committee on 26/08/2022
  • Second interview with the school director for the 2 best selected candidates


  • A dynamic job in an international environment
  • A part-time contract of 17 hours (working 20h/week), of definite duration according to the Service Regulations of Administrative and Ancillary Staff: (Ref.: 2007-D-153-en) starting on 01/09/2022 and ending on 31/08/2024
  • You only work during school weeks (3 hours more than your contract) to be entitled to paid leave during the school holidays
  • € 1.575 gross salary
  • Moreover, your children may register freely at one of the European schools, under restriction of the enrolment policy for European schools. 

Extra information

Please note that our green, 20 hectare campus in Mol is located in a beautiful family friendly environment 80 km from Brussels. Europawijk 100, 2400 MOL, Belgium.

Sollicitaties moeten worden ingediend voor 21/08/2022


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