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Multiple Vacancies

19 March 2024

UWC Mostar

UWC Mostar seeks to appoint dedicated and inspired educators who are committed to the intellectual, social, and ethical development of students and who recognize that learning also takes place beyond the classroom. We value candidates who are drawn to the distinctive educational experience of the United World Colleges, and to UWC Mostar’s unique mission within the movement.

UWC Mostar offers:
  • Housing for international staff and staff coming from remote parts of BiH
  • Local taxes paid
  • Return flight for international staff each year
  • Daily meal (food) allowance
  • National health insurance

Currently, the following positions will be available from August 2024 until August 2025 as temporary replacements:

  1. Teacher of IBDP German B and German ab initio, part-time position (75%) on fixed term
  2. Legal Assistant, full-time position on fixed term
POSITION 1 (TEACHING POSITION)

Minimum qualifications:

  • University degree in the subject or relevant fields (min 4-year degree/240 ECTS).
  • Proven fluency in English with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use and leverage technology for the teaching and learning process.

Qualifications that would be an advantage:

  • Previous teaching experience, ideally in the IB Diploma Program.
  • Previous experience working at United World Colleges or IB schools.
  • Professional teaching qualifications.
  • Ability of meeting all IB requirements and deadlines.

Other desired qualifications:

  • Commitment to UWC mission and values.
  • International mindedness and ability to work well in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to develop good relationships within a team and work positively and constructively with others.
  • Willingness to engage students beyond regular classroom hours.
  • Willingness to assume pastoral care duties as house parent or residential mentor.
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in the school’s Co-Curricular program.

Main responsibilities and job duties:

  • To prepare and perform teaching work with professionalism, and apply a high level of pedagogical and methodological skills.
  • To plan and deliver the prescribed curriculum for the subject taught.
  • To actively participate in the improvement of the teaching process.
  • To constantly work on self-development and participate in professional development organized by the school.
  • To monitor the academic performance of the students and report on it according to the requirements of the College.
  • To perform residential duties when necessary.
  • To supervise and administrate at least one CAS activity.
POSITION 2 (LEGAL ASSISTANT)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Faculty of Law (minimum 4-year University degree, 240 ECTS)
  • At least one year of experience with the same or similar jobs
  • High proficiency in English

Other desired qualifications:

  • ▪ Proficient computer skills
  • ▪ Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • ▪ Team work
  • ▪ Organisational skills and ability for prioritisation of urgent tasks

Main responsibilities and job duties:

  • Creates suggestions for amendments and additions to all College’s regulations
  • Follows the changes of the Laws and Regulations under which the College operates
  • Participates in creation of the complex resolutions for the governing bodies
  • Represents the College legally with state and legal authorities, with the authorisation of the Head of College
  • Executes activities in regards of the register of the legal changes in the work of College with respective authorities
  • Helps Director of Finance and Administration to create more complex contracts for the College
  • Drafts decisions and resolutions for the dealings of the College
  • Other jobs required by the Head of College
How to apply

Interested applicants for all positions should send the following documents to: vacancies@uwcmostar.ba

  • CV (maximum 2 pages).
  • Brief cover letter stating how you meet the requirements (maximum 1 page).
  • Contact information for two professional referees.
Applications will be accepted until Wednesday 17/04/2024.

Please specify the title of the post you are applying for in the subject line. Incomplete and untimely applications will not be considered.

UWC Mostar is committed to safeguarding our students and the children and young people in Mostar. All our staff members are expected to share that commitment. Successful applicants for a position at UWC Mostar will undergo background checks, including reference requests from past employers as well as checks with law enforcement authorities and other governmental agencies.