Spanish Teacher and Subject Coordinator

The International School of The Hague is a highly successful, innovative and energetic semi-public school located in a state-of-the-art building in an area of natural beauty on the edge of the city of The Hague, near Kijkduin.
The entire school currently has 2,000 students and hosts over 100 nationalities with teachers from around the world. The school is divided into Primary and Secondary with a Principal for each section.

At ISH we inspire personal excellence by encouraging our students to be curious, connected and compassionate. We use student-led inquiry to developcuriosity in authentic and challenging contexts. Students learn to apply their knowledge and skills to deepen conceptual, disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding by making effectiveconnections with other people and their ideas.
Our students learn how to become compassionate and proactive global citizens through collaborative projects both in, and beyond, the classroom.
Teachers at ISH achieve these high standards by recognising that, like their students, they are lifelong learners who must continually reflect upon their own professional practice, as well as striving to be excellent role models for the ISH Community Profile.
Currently, we have a vacancy at the Secondary School:
Teacher & Subject Coordinator of Spanish - 1.0 FTE
Start date: 1 January 2020
We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher (and MYP Subject Coordinator) of Spanish Language and Literature, and Spanish Language Acquisition, for IB MYP and DP and CP students.
  • Qualified Teacher with at least 5 years teaching experience.
  • Experience of teaching Spanish Literature and Language Acquisition
  • An excellent team player both within the department and across the school, willing to work collaboratively and support the ongoing development of the Languages department and whole school.
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach to teaching and wider professional practice.
  • Flexibility and the desire to be a part of a dynamic school community.
  • Masters degree (for Upper Secondary/DP students) plus a Postgraduate Level qualification in Education.  The teaching qualification must be for the subject to be taught, in order to be recognized by DUO.
  • Willingness to be involved in extracurricular activities.
  • Subject Coordination experience.
  • IB Curriculum experience
Key Tasks:
  • If you would like a copy of the Teacher & Subject Coordinator Role and Responsibilities document, please contact the Recruitment Officer, on
Working hours:
  • 1.0 FTE
We offer
  • This is a temporary appointment for one year, with a view to a permanent contract if all the conditions are met. The position is based on the Dutch Collective Labor Agreement (CAO) for Secondary Education.
  • Salary scale LC: €2679 - €4748 pcm (gross) - the step in this scale depends on relevant experience.
Start Date:
  • The appointed person will start on 01 January 2020
  • All applicants must either be EU citizens or have a valid permit to work in The Netherlands.
  • You are invited to express your interest by following the link to our school website, selecting the corresponding Teacher & SC of Spanish vacancy, and submitting your application via TES.
  • Applicants must provide details of three referees, of which one must be their most recent Head of School or Deputy Head. If shortlisted, we will contact referees prior to the second round of interviews.
  • Deadline for Applications: Friday, 26th September 2019. Short listed candidates will be interviewedas soon as possible. Please note that the school reserves the right to interview suitable applicants early and make an appointment prior to the deadline.
  • If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Penny van Niekerk, ISH Secondary Recruitment Officer, before or on the deadline.
  • If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the date mentioned in the job vacancy, then please assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Please visit our school website for more specific information about our school:
The Rijnlands Lyceum Recruitment Code is applicable and can be obtained via the above email address or ourwebsite/job-vacancies.