Appointments Vacancies

Director – The International School of Brussels


For August 2021

The Board of Trustees seeks a new Director. There is currently an interim Director and it is anticipated that the new Director will take up the role in August 2021 or earlier if possible.

The International School of Brussels has a preeminent reputation for providing an inclusive, internationally-focused and nurturing educational experience and the next Director will build on this successful legacy, taking the School forward in line with its mission: To develop independent learners and international citizens in an environment where all students are included, challenged, and successful. There are 1350 students in the School aged between 2½  and 18 representing 75 countries.  The School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Council for International Schools.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader who can provide coherent and wise direction to a talented and highly motivated professional community and work productively with a committed Board of Trustees.

Further details are in the Candidate Brochure, and interested candidates are asked to arrange a confidential discussion with Jean Sullivan,, who is leading the search or Vicky Tuck, the Senior Advisor handling this appointment:

To Apply:

Candidates should complete the RSAcademics application form electronically (available to download on this page). Please also submit a covering letter in support of your application form which should be addressed to the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Please email both documents as pdf files to Alison Hooper, Project Coordinator at

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th April 2020 at 10:00am BST.

The International School of Brussels is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo background checks to confirm suitability to work with children and the appointment is conditional upon the receipt and validation of three confidential references.

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About this vacancy

Key Dates

  • Closing date for applications 8 April 2020 10:00am BST
  • Preliminary interviews via video conference 22 April 2020 -23 April 2020
  • Longlist interviews either in Brussels or video conference 06 May 2020 -07 May 2020
  • Final interviews at the School 28 May 2020 -29 May 2020