Cologne International School combines a bilingual primary school, an international school and a bilingual grammar school. Employees and students from over 40 different nations learn and work together here. Our aim is to prepare schoolchildren for the challenges of tomorrow’s world and for a life as responsible, global citizens. Small learning groups, excellent digital equipment and active democracy characterize our learning culture. The Boarding House, as an affiliated boarding school of the International Peace School Cologne, accommodates pupils aged 15 to 19 from international countries of origin. In a family living group with around 16 young people, you will be accompanied by our educational staff until you reach the International Baccalaureate Diploma or Abitur. We are looking for a motivated and competent pedagogical specialist (social pedagogue / pedagogue / social worker / educator) as soon as possible, who will enrich our boarding house team with their personality and bring their professional competence, creativity and heart into boarding life.

Your responsibilities

  • Supervision of young people in daily boarding school life
  • Reference pedagogy
  • Development and planning of leisure activities
  • Communication / work with parents
  • Elaboration of individual funding offers
  • Networking (schools, offices, clubs, cooperation partners, etc.)
  • Participation in regular supervision meetings
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Attend Team meetings

Your qualifications

  • Completed training in a relevant professional area
  • Solid work experience
  • You can manage areas of responsibility without losing sight of the bigger pedagogical picture
  • good English knowledge
  • Willingness to work flexibly in shifts
  • Self-confidence and above-average reliability
  • Ability to self-reflect
  • Intercultural competence

Our offer

  • a positive working atmosphere with flat hierarchy
  • an exciting field of work with extensive opportunities for participation
  • regular supervision meetings
  • regular team meetings
  • salary based on TV-L
  • annual special payment

Working hours / allowance

  • This is a part-time job (25 hours/ week) in shifts (night duty, weekends, public holidays) for the Boarding House of the Cologne International School.
  • starting 01.04.2021

If you are interested, please send your informal application (cover letter and CV) to: