Cologne International School is a vibrant community of 480 students from grades 1 -12, drawn from over 50 countries. We offer the IB PYP, MYP and DP programmes, and are committed to developing future-focussed education of the highest standard. We have recently relocated to a brand new purpose built campus, which includes a boarding house.

We are seeking to appoint a

Deputy Head of Boarding

to support the development and expansion of our boarding programme.

Your Qualifications

  • Certification as a pedagogical specialist (for example, teaching qualification, social pedagogy, therapeutic pedagogy, social work, etc.) 
  • Three years minimum work experience as full time or part time boarding house educational support
  • High degree of independence, persuasiveness, assertiveness and creativity

Your Tasks

Assist the Head of Boarding in:

  • Developing educational programing for the boarding school
  • Personnel planning, management and development
  • Professional support and advice for Boarding House Team and boarders
  • Coordination of the organizational processes in the Boarding House
  • Conception and coordination of the pedagogical objectives of the boarding school
  • Continuous exchange and close cooperation between school and administrative departments

As residential Boarding House Assistant:

  • Everyday support and promotion of independence for young people aged 15-19 years
  • Mentoring pedagogy taking into account individual objectives of the young person
  • Development and planning of leisure activities
  • Working with parents
  • Development of individual support offers
  • Networking (schools, authorities, associations, cooperation partners, etc.)
  • Participation in regular supervision meetings
  • Taking over administrative tasks
  • Team meetings

Working Hours

  • 35 hours a week in shifts, including evenings, nights and weekends

Salary Range

  • 45,000 – 60,000

Starting Date

  • 1st March 2024

If you are interested, please send your application (Cover letter und CV) to:

Our Job Offers: