Teacher Dutch

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 1800 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 600 pupils on roll.



We currently have a vacancy for:

1 Dutch Teacher - 0.8 FTE


Classroom Teachers work closely together in year group teams planning collaboratively with their colleagues to teach all subjects, with the exception of Dutch, P.E. and Music, which Specialist Teachers teach. We welcome applications from Teachers qualified to teach across the Primary age range.


The positions are 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 discussed.


The successful applicant:

  • has a Bachelor in Primary Education or PGCE plus QTS (or equivalent) and the successful EAL Teacher applicant preferably has a Bachelor plus additional EAL qualifications;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, good at time management and 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.


Interested? Please apply using the link to the Uptic Application System (https://uptic.net/school/ish).

The deadline for applications is: 31 May 2017. Interviews will take place soon thereafter.

If you have not heard from us by mid June 2017, then please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.


For more information, you could either visit the Uptic website: https://uptic.net/school/ish or our website: www.ishthehague.nl or e-mail: primaryrecruitment@ishthehague.nl.


The Rijnlands Lyceum Recruitment Code is applicable and can be obtained via the above email address or our website.


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