Graduate Assistant

Asia, Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

We are looking for well qualified and inspirational graduate assistants who empathise with the academic
and holistic ethos found in top UK and International Schools; and who will wish to become fully
involved with both pastoral care and co-curricular activity within the school. Previous overseas
experience is not essential. However, the desire to work in a genuinely international community is.

To apply, please complete the Application Form to be found in the Employment section on the school
website (Click Here), where you will also find further details of the post. Please ensure your CV
includes a recent photo, and full contact details, including email address, of two professional referees
(one should be the applicant’s current and most recent employer).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 13th March 2020 although early applications would be
most appreciated. Initial interviews will be by Skype. UK-based short-listed applicants will then be
interviewed in London, with overseas applicants interviewed again by Skype or in Brunei itself.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in its care.
Successful applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening, including
an enhanced criminal record disclosure and other standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Jerudong International School (Brunei)

  • One of the leading International Schools in Asia; situated in Brunei, on the tropical island of
  • Borneo.
  • Independent Boarding/Day School, with 1600 students on roll, aged 3-18 (6th Form of c350).
  • Exceptional facilities and resources, with a beautiful 120-acre campus.
  • Member of HMC, BSA, FOBISIA and COBIS.
  • British Curriculum, leading to (I)GCSEs, A Levels and IB Diploma.
  • Highly competitive tax free Salary (+ package including Gratuity, Accommodation, Relocation
  • Allowance, Medical Insurance, Annual Flight home, discounted school fees for children).
  • c175 Expatriate teachers, mainly from the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Initial 2 Year Contract, but the vast majority stay much longer than that. Currently, over 100 staff childrenattend JIS.

Accountable to : Head of Boarding/Director of Sport

We are seeking to employ two (2) dynamic and enthusiastic Graduate Assistants to support the Boarding
House and Physical Education faculty. The programme is designed to provide each Graduate Assistant
with a holistic and valuable experience in an international school with a boarding operation. He/She
must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in related field, able to relate to and work well with children,
has strong interpersonal skills, mature and committed.

The role will include leading sports for students which include Swimming, Tennis, Netball, Football,
Basketball, etc. The role will also include involvement in CCAs and weekend activities for full boarding

Furthermore, we expect Graduate Assistants to fully commit to the holistic ethos of the school and to
contribute toward the development of our whole school aims; Thinking Skills, Language, Active
Engagement, Leadership, Participation and Integration


  • Annual salary of B$18,000.00 (there is no income tax in Brunei Darussalam)
  • End of contract gratuity
  • Free accommodation and meals (when on duty) in the Boarding House
  • Health insurance
  • Inbound and leaving flights
  • Opportunities to teach amazing, interesting and hard-working students, be part of a supportive and forward thinking team and get involved in Co-Curricular Activities and
  • Enrichment Programme
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