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Class Assistants (AICS)

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North Holland


Full-time and part-time

Level of education




Education / Research


Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)


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Class Assistants (AICS)

From27-09-2019 LocationAmsterdam HoursFull-time and part-time EducationMBO

Esprit Scholen



Esprit Scholen


We are looking 3 class assistants at our new South East campus: one part-time (three days - Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursday) for our Group 3 class (6-7 year olds) and two full time class assistants for Group 1 (4-5 year olds) and Group 2 (5-6 year olds).

Pay scale 4 (min. € 1650,80,- max. € 2298,-) full-time per month, before tax. 
Starting date: Jan 2020

About the AICS 
The AICS is the first Dutch International Primary and Secondary School in Amsterdam, founded in 2003. AICS is affiliated with the Berlage Lyceum and the Europaschool in Amsterdam, which, together with a number of other schools, form the group of ‘Esprit Scholen Amsterdam’. The school is subsidised by the Dutch government, which enables it to deliver high quality education at competitive fees. The AICS is a school for international education that is accredited by the Council of International Schools and focuses on children from international backgrounds. Currently the school offers primary education to students aged 4 – 10 (IPC International Primary Curriculum) and secondary education to students aged 11 – 19 (IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme). The main language of instruction for classes is English. After several moves since the start of the school in 2003, the AICS is now located at three campuses with over 1500 students. The AICS is about to grow to a population of approximately 2000 students within the next 4 years.

Vision Statement
To be a community where learning is at the heart of everything we do.

Mission Statement
The AICS facilitates high quality, accessible, community-based international learning for students of all nationalities living in The Netherlands.

You need to be:

  • an excellent class assistent;
  • able to contribute to a close school community and work as a part of a dynamic and hardworking team;
  • flexible and open to new ideas;
  • stimulating the students to learn how to learn;
  • gearing your work towards students, colleagues and parents and/ or guardians with many different social, emotional and educational needs and coming from different cultural backgrounds and countries. 

You need to have:

  • a commitment to the school’s mission to provide community-based international learning;
  • several years of teaching assistance experience in English;
  • a good command of spoken written English;
  • experience of, or an enthusiasm to use the International Primary Curriculum;
  • some knowledge and experience of different teaching and educational methodologies;
  • an understanding and knowledge of different cultural backgrounds;
  • the ability to contribute to interdisciplinary projects;
  • the ability and initiative in helping to create and implement school policy;
  • excellent communication skills and ability to function well within a team.

Applications must be submitted before the 27th of October 2019.

Please be informed that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date of the vacancy. All candidates do have equity in the process.

For more information, please visit our website: www.aics.espritscholen.nl 

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.


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