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The International School of The Hague

EAL Teacher (Primary Classroom Teacher)

Applications for this job are closed

Important dates

Closing date of applications
15 June 2018
Start date
29 May 2018

Job details

Subject
EAL
Role
Teacher
Level
Ages 4-11 / Primary
Curriculum
IPC
Positions available
1
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time
Salary
max LA scale

Requirements

4 or more years experience

EAL teachers work closely together in a strong EAL team and they are planning collaboratively with their colleagues in their designated year group. We welcome applications from teachers qualified to teach across the Primary age range, including Early Years as well as having certification in EAL teac

The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and energetic semipublic school located on the edge of the city of The Hague, near Kijkduin.

The entire school currently has 1900 students and hosts over 85 nationalities with teachers from around the world. The school is divided into Primary and Secondary with a Principal for each section.

The Primary School was established in 2003 and became the first school in the world to be accredited at “Mastering” level by the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The Primary School was also the first international school in The Netherlands to receive the Excellente School status from the Dutch Inspection of Education. We now have more than 640 pupils on roll.

We currently have vacancy for:

  • EAL Teacher (Primary Classroom Teacher )       -
  • Full time: 1.0 fte (40 hours, Monday-Friday)

EAL teachers work closely together in a strong EAL team and they are planning collaboratively with their colleagues in their designated year group. We welcome applications from teachers qualified to teach across the Primary age range, including Early Years as well as having certification in EAL teaching.

The position is based on the Dutch collective labor agreement (CAO PO) for primary education, Scale LA. Scaling will take place depending on relevant background and experience. The contract offered to the successful applicant will be for one year. After one year, a permanent contact will be offered after obtaining a Dutch teaching qualification and a good performance. The maximum LA scale is 15 and this is gross Eur 3.482,- per month based on a full time FTE.

The successful applicant:

  • has a Bachelor in Primary Education or PGCE plus QTS (or equivalent);
  • has an additional EAL qualification(s);
  • preferably has experience with or knowledge of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC);
  • has the ability to speak and write in English at a near native level;
  • has experience with teaching children from the age of 4 - 12 years old;
  • is able to develop and adapt the curriculum and lesson plans to meet the changing needs of the children;
  • is flexible, and has good time management and is capable of dealing with the varied aspects of the job.

If you are internationally-minded, permitted to work in the European Union and have the desire to help shape the exciting future of our school, we would love to hear from you

The deadline for applications is: 15 June 2018. Interviews will take place soon thereafter.

If you have not heard from us by 20 June 2018, then please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

The Rijnlands Lyceum Recruitment Code and VOG procedure is applicable and can be obtained via our Rijnlands website: https://rijnlandslyceum.nl/en/job-vacancies
Please refrain from placing this advert on recruiting websites without our permission or using it for acquisition purposes.

 

Application Process

All applications for current vacancies should be submitted online.  Applicants are required to complete an online profile and supporting statement and upload a CV.  

Applicants must provide details of three referees, of which one must be their most recent employer.  If shortlisted, we will contact referees prior to interview.  

All applications will be acknowledged within three working days of submission.  If short-listed, interviews will be conducted by Skype or in person, depending on the nature of the position and the applicant's location.  

The International School of the Hague is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.  All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

All applicants must either be EU citizens or have a valid permit to work in The Netherlands.

What we offer

Please see our Primary School and Secondary School Recruitment Packages under 'related downloads'.

In addition, we offer excellent professional development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. As a successful applicant, you will be welcomed by an amicable, sociable and thoroughly international team. 

If you are internationally-minded and have the desire to help shape the exciting future of our school, we would love to hear from you.

Qualifications

Please know that in order to work for us, you must be a fully qualified teacher in accordance with the standards required by the Dutch Education Authorities (DUO). Successful candidates require: 

  • For all applicants to ISH Primary, a Bachelors Degree will suffice to be considered. However, all ISH Secondary applicants will need a Bachelor plus a Masters Level qualification in Education. 
  • For applicants from the UK, you will have completed the PGCE and been awarded QTS plus successful completion of the NQT induction year.
  • For all applicants to ISH Secondary, your qualifications at either Bachelor or Masters level must also clearly indicate the subject that you are applying to teach in, in order to be recognised by DUO.

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