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The International School of The Hague

Secondary Teacher: MYP English Language Acquisition and EAL support (0.8 FTE)

Applications for this job are closed

Important dates

Closing date of applications
3 October 2017
Start date
18 September 2017

Job details

English as an Additional Language
Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Several Curricula (see description)
Positions available
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Part Time
Inline with Dutch teacher salary scales - More details to those shortlisted


2 or more years experience
Only EU citizens may apply

The International School of the Hague is looking for a part time (0.8FTE) teacher for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) English Language Acquisition as well as EAL support for students outside of the mainstream classroom

The current position will initially be for 5 months and then reviewed, depending upon timetable availability. We require a teacher for 18 teaching periods (45 minutes each) and these lessons fall between 8:30 - 16:30 on Monday; 10:20 - 16:30 on Wednesday; 8:30 - 15:50 on Thursday; and 9:15 to 15:05 on Friday, as well as one teaching period from 10:20 to 11:05 on Tuesday. Further details about the specific timetable as well as regular additional teaching duties will be discussed with those shortlisted.

The successful candidate will be a team player who is highly motivated and fully embraces the school's ethos. They will be committed to delivering high quality learning experiences, which meet the needs of all students, regardless of their skills, attainment, and particular learning needs. 

We are a forward thinking school and therefore we invest in potential future leaders as well as excellent teachers. The chosen candidate will be reflective and embrace opportunities for Continuous Professional Learning.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, and details can be found on the ISH Uptic homepage.

Please note that only candidates with full teaching certification in English and a valid teaching licence in their home country will be considered for this role: TEFL/CELTA qualifications (or similar) are not sufficient on this occassion.

The closing date for applications is 3rd October 2017. However, interviews will begin as soon as applications from suitable candidates are received. 

The International School of The Hague does not permit for this job advert to be shared via any other recruitment site.

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.


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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