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Secondary Dutch Teacher (AICS)

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North Holland



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Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)


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Secondary Dutch Teacher (AICS)

From24-02-2020 LocationAmsterdam HoursFull-time EducationHBO

Esprit Scholen



Esprit Scholen



We have a job opportunity for an experienced Secondary School Dutch teacher at our AICS main location to teach Dutch Language and Literature and Dutch Language Acquisition in the IB MYP (International Baccalaureate Middle Years’ Programme) and the IB DP (Diploma Programme) for approximately 1,0 fte long-term replacement. Applications for a part-time position are also welcome.

Pay scale LB (min. €2662-max. €4071, full-time per month, before tax).
Starting date: as soon as possible

About the AICS
The AICS is the first Dutch International Primary and Secondary School in Amsterdam.  Together with a number of other schools we form the ‘Esprit Scholen’.  The AICS is subsidised by the Dutch government, which enables us 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 and secondary education to students aged 11 – 19. 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 in three buildings: Main (primary and secondary, over 1000 students), Satellite (primary only, nearly 200 students) and South East (primary and secondary, over 220 students).

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 innovative and creative teacher with an understanding of inquiry-based learning;
  • able to contribute to a close school community and work as part of a dynamic and hardworking team;
  • flexible and open to new ideas;
  • fluent in spoken and written English;
  • stimulating the students to learn how to learn;
  • gearing your teaching towards students 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;
  • a valid and relevant Secondary school teaching qualification;
  • at least five years secondary school teaching experience;
  • specialist experience of the IB MYP and/or IB DP;
  • excellent knowledge and experience of different teaching and educational  methodologies;
  • an understanding and knowledge of different cultural backgrounds;
  • the ability and initiative to help create and implement school policy;
  • excellent communication skills and ability to function well within a team.

Applications must be submitted before the 17th of April 2020.

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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