Cover Teacher


At the International School of The Hague, Primary, we are always looking for Cover Teachers.

Please note that in order to work for us, you would require a Bachelor in Primary Education or PCGE plus QTS (or equivalent). You should reside close to our school (The Hague) and be permitted to work in the European Union.

The position is based on a flexible contract according to the Dutch collective labour agreement (CAO) for primary education, scale LA.
For any questions, feel free to e-mail: primaryrecruitment@ishthehague.nl.

Application Process
All applications for current vacancies should be submitted online.
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
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.