Primary Special Education Teaching Assistant

Amsterdam International Community School

“Learning is at the heart of everything we do.”

Primary Special Education Teaching Assistant

The Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) is a growing International school in Amsterdam. We are on the lookout for enthusiastic, collaborative, and knowledgeable colleagues to join our team. Due to the continued growth of our school, we have full- and part-time job opportunities for experienced Primary Special Education Teaching Assistants at one or more of our AICS campuses. 

Pay scale 4, €1.758, - 2.488,- full-time per month, before tax.

About the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS)
The AICS is a Dutch International Primary and Secondary School in the Netherlands.  We are an IB World School school that offers PYP, MYP, DP, and CPl. Together with a number of other national Dutch schools we form ‘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 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 400 students).  

As of August 2021 the AICS is in collaboration with Stichting Kolom (a special education school group) to offer increased opportunities for special education for the children of international families via the AICS Student Support Centre.  We are looking to employ Primary Special Education Teaching Assistants  to work in this Centre to offer integrated special education in English. The AICS Student Support Centre is  located at  the AICS South Campus. This is a pilot project. 

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 primary special education teaching assistant with experience and/or further education in special education and inclusion;
  • Experienced in working with students with behavior and learning difficulties in a small group setting;
  • Experienced in working with a team of specialists to create plans to  offer highly-individualized school experiences to each student;
  • 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 English;
  • An inspirational assistant, who can stimulate students’ learning skills.

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;
  • At least two years’ Teaching Assistant experience - experience in the PYP programme is preferred;
  • 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 command of the English language and general communication skills;
  • A collaborative mindset and a good sense of humour.

Please submit applications through this website. 

The Amsterdam International Community School is committed to ensure a safe learning environment that supports child protection. The AICS requires a police clearance certificate for the last country of employment as well as a Dutch VOG upon arrival in the country 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.

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