UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future

UWC Maastricht is committed to upholding the highest standards in student safeguarding. Throughout the application process we will be assessing your suitability to work with children and young adults. Prior to an offer of employment being made, UWC Maastricht will check directly with current and past employers about safeguarding.

A deliberately diverse community
UWC Maastricht is committed to creating a deliberate diverse and inclusive school community, uniting students and staff from the rich diversity of human existence. We not only wish to bring together people from different national and cultural backgrounds, but also recognize differences around ethnicity, religion and belief, language, colour, socio-economic opportunity, physical and mental ability, political ideology, gender and gender expression, and sexuality. Actively pursuing such a community and creating equal opportunities for all of our stakeholders will allow us to celebrate our diversity and, in the process, discover our commonality as members of the human race.
UWC Maastricht recruits qualified and experienced staff from around the world who are committed to our school’s mission to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future.

Join us!

UWC Maastricht has a full time vacancy for a caretaker/concierge, who would love to work in our vibrant community, is hands-on, flexible and an excellent team worker.
We need a new colleague per August 1, 2024.

The job
This role will be part of the school’s facility team. The team consists of caretakers, receptionists and a Facilities Manager. You will have a fixed schedule during the week but due to the nature of the job, the work hours can also be on weekends or over holidays.

The tasks are a varied package of a combination of small maintenance work, tasks around security and safety, Service to staff and students and some administrative tasks.

The successful profile & qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a caretaker/concierge or similar role
  • Friendly approach to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent team worker
  • Technical skills
  • Adaptable to new responsibilities
  • Basic English speaking is required
  • A drivers licence B is required
  • A valid BHV and first aid certificate is desirable

Terms of Employment / Remuneration
You will get a temporary contract of employment under Dutch law. The initial contract is for 1 year and can be extended or made permanent after that.
The package is aligned with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Secondary Education (‘CAO VO’). The pay scale in CAO VO is scale 5 (maximum of € 3110,- gross per month ex 8% holiday allowance + 8.33% end of year allowance).
Participation in the school’s pension plan via the ABP Retirement/Pension Fund.
Location: UWC Maastricht, the Netherlands.

To be able to work in the Netherlands, a (foreign) staff member must be able to successfully apply for:
Residence and work permits for the Netherlands.
A Dutch VOG (certificate of good conduct).

UWCM will assist in the application process for residence and work permits and VOG.

If you would like to know more about this challenging position, please contact our HR Team via +31(0)43 2410 410, or check our website
Our procedure
After shortlisting, we determine the suitability of the remaining candidates to work in our school via reference checks and interviews at our school or via Skype.

Your application
You can express your interest by applying via the Apply Now button.
The deadline for application is February 22, 2024.
Further information can be found on our website via ‘Working with us’. UWC Maastricht reserves the right to identify and appoint a qualified candidate prior to the submission deadline.

Your Application

Your application should meet the following requirements:

  • It contains a full CV and motivation letter.
  • Your application should be written in English, as we are working in an international environment.


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