Primary School Dutch Teachers (AICS)
Amsterdam International Community School
“Learning is at the heart of everything we do.”
Vakleerkrachten Nederlands (internationale basisschool)/Primary School Dutch Teachers
De Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) is een groeiende internationale school in Amsterdam. Wij zijn op zoek naar enthousiaste, collegiale en kundige collega's om ons team te versterken. Door de aanhoudende groei van onze school hebben we vacatures voor ervaren basisschoolleraren Nederlands op een of meer van onze AICS-campussen.
Pay scale L10 (min. €2,738,- max. €4,206,- full-time per month, before tax).
Starting date: August 2022
If you are available before August, please indicate this in your application letter.
About the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)
The AICS is the only Dutch International Primary and Secondary School in the Netherlands. We are one of 40 schools worldwide and the only school in the Netherlands that offers the full IB continuum (IB PYP, MYP, DP, and CP). Together with a number of other national Dutch schools we form the ‘Esprit Scholen’.
The AICS is a partly-state-funded community school, which enables us to deliver high-quality education at competitive fees. The AICS is a fully-accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and offers international education to internationally-mobile students from over 50 different nationalities.
The AICS currently offers Primary education to students aged 4-11 and Secondary education to students aged 11-19. The main language of instruction for classes is English. The AICS is one school located in three campuses throughout the city of Amsterdam: AICS South (Primary and Secondary, over 1100 students), AICS Satellite (Primary only, around 200 students) and AICS South East (Primary and Secondary, over 300 students).
To be a community where learning is at the heart of everything we do.
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 Dutch language teacher with a willingness to adapt your teaching to accommodate inquiry-based learning, ideally following the PYP;
able to contribute to a close school community and work as part of a dynamic and hardworking team;
flexible, resilient, and open to new ideas;
fluent in spoken and written Dutch, with a strong command of English;
an inspirational teacher who can stimulate students’ learning skills;
able to cater for students with many different social, emotional, and educational needs, from a variety of different cultural backgrounds and countries.
You need to have:
a commitment to the school’s mission to provide high-quality community-based international learning in the form of the IB programme;
a valid and relevant Primary education teaching qualification in your own country, preferably already accredited by DUO;
at least two years’ Primary School teaching experience, ideally as a language specialist;
excellent knowledge and experience of different teaching and educational methodologies;
an understanding and knowledge of intercultural competence;
the ability and initiative to help create and implement school policy;
excellent command of Dutch and English language and general communication skills - additional spoken language skills would be an asset;
a collaborative mindset and a good sense of humour.
Please submit applications through this website.
The Amsterdam International Community School is committed to creating a safe learning environment for our staff and students. Reference checks will include a check on child protection issues for all serious candidates. We will require a police clearance certificate for the last country of employment as well as a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag, VOG) upon arrival in the Netherlands or if you are already a resident in the Netherlands.
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.
Internal candidates take priority over external candidates.
Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.